Yemen : What’s Happening & How to Help

By Israa Abid

We have witnessed in the news how the war in Yemen has created a great humanitarian crisis and has killed thousands of people and displaced…

Chelsea Stevenson shows bravery in highlighting sexual abuse towards young children

By Amaliah Team

TRIGGER WARNING: This article deals heavily with the issue of sexual abuse against children. If you or anyone you know has been affected, please scroll…

Meet the Muslim Women Studying at Oxbridge: 004 Amna Ali

By Amaliah Team

    What made you want to go to Oxbridge? I did well in my maths GCSE in year 10 despite it being my least…

Fun-coloured Faux Fur

By Lamisa Khan

Winter means bringing out the fur. This year it’s all about faux fur in wild shades. From baby pinks to midnight blue, we’ve put together…

Embellished Collars

By Lamisa Khan

Sometimes you open up your wardrobe and have no idea what to wear. But fret not, we’ve got the cure to boring clothes! Jazz up…

The emotional stages of going through my divorce in gifs

By Selina Bakkar

When the process of divorce starts you go through a range of emotions, highs and lows but in the end you get there. I had…

Raising a Muslim daughter in America

By Amaliah Team

  When Ranna Abduljawad became a mother after twelve years of marriage, she never imagined she would have to explain discrimination to her daughter at…

The Grenfell Public Inquiry Hearings have Started Today

By Amaliah Team

The Chairman of the Grenfell public inquiry, Sir Martin Moore-Bick will be starting two days of hearings from today, going over details of how the…

Light up your Home

By Lamisa Khan

Light up your home with these unique lamps that are certain to brighten up any corner. Related Beautiful and Affordable Homeware by H&M Home Interior…

Eccentric Earrings

By Lamisa Khan

Complete any look with some quirky earrings. We’ve got the perfect ear bedazzlements to make sure you stand out. Related Cosy Teddy Bear Coats Pick…

Muslim Woman Crush Monday: 004 @reckless.rai

By Amaliah Team

  WHO: Rai is a proud Black Muslim, self-confessed literature lover, trainee lawyer and one of the hosts of @mostlylitpod ???? • MOST LIKELY TO BE:…

Cosy Teddy Bear Coats

By Lamisa Khan

All our favourite insta-bloggers are donning the cosy teddy bear look this Winter. So we’ve taken inspiration and collated our top faux shearling coats. Related…

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This Week in World News : Starting with America & Yemen

By Amaliah Team

    1. Trump Has Recognised Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel: Yesterday Donald Trump announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as the capital…

Mosques Around the World: Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestine

By Lamisa Khan

The diversity of Islam can be seen in our beautiful architecture and places of worship around the world; this week we are looking at Al-Aqsa…

Pick of the Week

By Lamisa Khan

This week we’re loving this simple boxy jumpsuit from Monki. With a mesh long sleeve layered underneath and Vans old schools for an effortless casual…

Learning that choice in my community was synonymous with “a big fat joke”

By Zainab Khan

SORRY, CAN’T, MY DAD SAID NO. The moment I realized my choices were not mine to make was in 9th grade when I wanted to…

Trump has Recognised Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel : Reactions

By Amaliah Team

  Yesterday Donald Trump announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that preparations will now begin to move the…

3 Things You Should Do to Change the World This Week: Neighbours

By Selina Bakkar

"The father said neighbours had taken pity and invited his family to a funeral so they could finish off the food." Frank Field's account of…

Mock Croc Accessories

By Lamisa Khan

Show your wild side with some faux croc accessories.From black glossy mock croc to something a little brighter, snap up these pieces from the Amaliah…

9 States of Mind Post-Graduating

By Lamisa Khan

University was one of the best yet most traumatic experiences of my life. After surviving the stress of four intense years of caffeine fuelled all…

Add Some Sparkle to Your Life with Glittery Socks

By Lamisa Khan

It’s glum, grey and cold and keeping warm often comes at the expense of being the style icon you were born to be. Add some…

This eyeliner stamp vows to stamp on the perfect winged eyeliner!

By Amaliah Team

The Vamp Stamp is a Cult beauty fave! For winged eyeliner lovers, we’ve all been there – bad winged eyeliner days are a thing. The stamp…

Trump’s Muslim Ban: Summary & Reactions

By Amaliah Team

It was announced that the US supreme court has allowed Trump’s Muslim ban on six Muslim countries to go into full effect, despite legal challenges.…

Meet the Muslim Women Studying at Oxbridge: 003 Ayesha Musa

By Lamisa Khan

What made you want to go to Oxford? Oxford and Cambridge universities are the best in the world! It’s not somewhere I grew up wanting…

Letters to your Younger Self: Trust in God’s Blueprint

By Amaliah Anonymous

  Dear Younger self, This is not a story of the past. It is a story of your future, although I’ll try not to include…

Beautiful and Affordable Homeware by H&M Home

By Lamisa Khan

I’m a self-confessed bargain bragger and a firm believer that spending less is more; that’s why I’m absolutely besotted with H&M Home. H&M are doing…

Pop of Pink

By Lamisa Khan

Pink has dominated fashion this year, and our obsession with pink is forecasted to continue into the new year. We’ve got a line up of…

I thought I could outperform my identity…

By Amaliah Team

What does being a woman on an oil rig have in common with being a Muslim in Australia? Watch Yassmin Abdel-Magied give an impassioned speach…

Best Hand Creams for this Winter

By Amaliah Team

Winter means cold dry hands. But fret not, we’ve collated the best hand creams to keep you baby soft, even in the coldest of winters.

Puffer Coat Trend

By Lamisa Khan

Whilst they may remind you of your high school geography teacher, puffer coats are definitely having a fashion moment. They’re light-weight and warm; like duvets,…

A Teacher reported a Six year old Muslim boy with Down’s Syndrome to the police for ‘Terrorism’

By Amaliah Team

A  Muslim family in Pearland, Texas were investigated for terrorism after a substitute teacher reported their six-year-old son with down syndrome to the police for terrorism.…

Muslim Woman Crush Monday: 003 @Justmebreathing

By Amaliah Team

003 | @justmebreathing • WHO: Maaria is a gifted self-taught photographer. Her pictures feature her frequent travels to Palestine and celebrate the beauty of Islam.…

Pick of the Week

By Lamisa Khan

The velvet trend everyone loves is back this season! I am currently obsessing over this floral velvet kimono from Zara. Perfect for any evening soiree,…

#RTPTALKS Presents: Grenfell Inside Out – Six months on

By Israa Abid

The 14th of December will mark six months since the Grenfell tower tragedy, one of the worst catastrophes in Britain since World War Two. On…

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This Week in World News: Starting with Pakistan and Java

By Lamisa Khan

1. Taliban attack University in Peshawar Thirteen people have been killed in a Taliban attack on a university in Peshawar, in north Pakistan. Fifteen others…

What Does it Mean to Be Fearless?

By Nuzaifa Hussain

  I fear many things.   Heights. Enclosed spaces. Failure. Rejection. A world devoid of books and gummy bears. A zombie-filled apocalypse. Running out of time.…