The Destruction of Holy Sites in Mecca & Medina

Destroying Islamic HeritageThe Arabian Peninsula, the cradle of Islam, is being demolished by hardliners. In countries such as Saudi Arabia almost all of the Islamic historical sites are gone, but this is not the first time they have been...

Bedtime story to Hollywood Blockbuster

M Night Shyamalan on his new filmM Night Shyamalan is the modern day master of suspense. Think The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village and you’ll instantly know what we’re talking about. The gifted Hollywood hot-shot is back with...

Who’s got the Blues?

MC Riz on his own Post 9/11 BluesWhat happens when 9/11 forms the basis for a hip-hop song? Actor-turned-rapper Riz Ahmed reveals all...   For 23-year-old Riz Ahmed, the past year has been one rollercoaster of a ride. His acting break...

I Confronted the BNP

  A BIRMINGHAM woman who challenged the racist views of a BNP member on national television has told The Asian Today the party's existence threatens the future of Britain. Bushra Ifran came face to face with the party's press officer, Dr...

Refused Entry

A BIRMINGHAM woman who was part of a nine-woman delegation thrown out of Israel on a charitable visit to help the people of Palestine has vowed she will continue her work despite her ordeal. Salma Iqbal, a Respect party member,...

Proud To Be A British Muslim

FOR Lance Corporal Jabron Hashmi, serving his country as a Muslim soldier was his lifelong dream. But at the young age of 24 the proud and loyal Brit became the first British Muslim soldier to die in the US-UK...