Islam

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Scottish health secretary claims nursery discriminated against daughter
SNP’s Humza Yousaf alleges school refused to offer places to three children with Muslim names

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

02, Aug, 2021 @11:59 AM

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Sara El Sayed on Muddy People and the ‘nerve-wracking’ act of writing about family
After growing up in a mostly white community, books have helped the Egyptian-born writer find the validation – and solidarity – she craves

Sarah Ayoub

01, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Sajda Mughal: The woman who survived 7/7 - quit her job and fights for a better world
After the tube she was commuting on was blown up, Mughal’s life changed for ever. A Muslim herself, she was horrified to hear Muslims had been behind the attack. So she quit her job and started her own programme to take on extremism

Arifa Akbar

28, Jul, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Powerbrokers of Arab world will be closely watching Tunisia
Analysis: while the politics behind the government’s dismissal are local, regional players will want to influence what happens next

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

27, Jul, 2021 @6:20 PM

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‘I felt violated by the demand to undress’: three Muslim women on France’s hostility to the hijab
In France, a new law could seriously restrict women’s rights to wear headscarves in public, and there are fears that it will entrench Islamophobia

Myriam François

27, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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How Islam conquered my mother’s fear of cats
She’d always found them evil and scary, but when I wanted a cat in lockdown I appealed to my mum’s faith

Qais Hussain

25, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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I have no idea what my husband told his wives when he married me
In this extract from Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah’s book, Nura, a Kenyan woman living in a polygamous household in Senegal, reflects on her marriage and sex life

As told to Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah

24, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jehan Sadat obituary
Champion of social justice and women’s rights in Egypt before and after the assassination of her husband, President Anwar Sadat

Trevor Mostyn

23, Jul, 2021 @7:55 PM

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Eid al-Adha under Covid lockdown is a cruel challenge – and a reminder to care for each other | Heba Shaheed
My daughter is currently in a relapse of her stage 4 childhood cancer, and every Thursday she undergoes an aggressive chemotherapy protocol

Heba Shaheed

23, Jul, 2021 @4:26 AM

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‘Do I say anything or do I survive?’: Muslim Australians share experiences of Islamophobia
A survey in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks reveals 80% of Muslim people in Australia have experienced unfavourable treatment

Calla Wahlquist

20, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Muslims in England return to celebrate Eid al-Adha together
Lifting of restrictions means Muslims can again pray in close proximity – but some event organisers remain cautious

Jessica Murray

20, Jul, 2021 @12:36 PM

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How we met: ‘I was asking her to marry me. She immediately said it was impossible’
Michael, 40 and Somaia, 30, met while he was studying Arabic in Cairo. When they fell in love in 2015, he converted to Islam so they could marry

Lizzie Cernik

19, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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