‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Trailer: You Are Cordially Invited Back to the North Yorkshire Estate — Sound Books

Downtown Abbey was a television sensation. And after six seasons comprised of 52 episodes, the very British family drama has gotten too big for its trousers. A Downton Abbey movie is coming to theaters next fall, and the first teaser trailer has arrived, welcoming fans back to the North Yorkshire estate where all the drama […]

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We Need To Talk About Racism – Again

A very worthwhile and perceptive post indeed.


In December 2016, after some controversial comments by a well-known Islamic scholar, I decided to write an article on the issue of racism and Islam.

Recently the debate around racism within the Muslim community has flared up once again and this is mainly down to a young speaker who is known in some circles and made some comments on a microphone and loud speaker in the streets of Birmingham. Most people will have come across them, I therefore wont go into the details except to say that they were both outrageous and extremely offensive. A snippet of the offending statement was then publicised by an individual on the Muslim comedy scene who rightly criticised this individual for his statement but unfortunately he also went into an insulting rant about Asians in general – which he is known to do on a regular basis.

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Everyone’s Watching Ertugrul — azthebaz

“Everyone on my Facebook watches Ertugrul”. Instantly I was intrigued. “What is this ‘Ertugrul’ and if everyone is watching it why aren’t I?”. That was the question running through my head. To my delight, another twitter friend said those magical three words: “It’s on Netflix”. As anyone who subscribes to Netflix will tell you, basically […]

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The Ahmadiyya Movement – Part II — azthebaz

Introduction Just under two years ago I put together an article titled: ‘The Ahmadiyya Movement’. It was written as an introduction to this religious movement and also a response to a news story that had brought Ahmadiyya and their followers, Ahmadis, into the news. The article summarised the following: What is Ahmadiyya and what are […]

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The Rank of Servanthood — Sahibul-Saif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah, alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala rasulina muhammadin wa ala alihi wa sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa rasuluhu salallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa azwajihi wa ashabihi wa atbaihi khulafail rashidin, mahdin min […]

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