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Arts & Sports

This section covers articles on Islamic Art and Sports. We discover various topics such as Historic Art, popular Muslim Sportsmen, and women, etc.

10 inspiring Rumi poems on love and life

Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī was a famous Persian poet of the 13th century. His influence transcends centuries and borders, with him being one of the...

Mohammed Siraj: India’s new star triumphs after trials and tribulations

Mohammed Siraj did not go home in November when his father died, deciding instead to stay in Australia and try to fulfil his dad’s...

The Key Pillar to Problem Solving in a Pandemic — according to a Golden...

The last two years have felt like a blur. For many, these have been bleak, crushing years, full of hardship which have left many of...

Want to be great? Study history.

Who would you say is the strongest nation in the world today? (Clue — it’s not in the West)… If you’re thinking China, you’d be...

The Life and Works of Imam Al-Ghazali

His name was Abu Hamid Ibn Muhammad al-Tusi al-Shafi al-Ghazali and he was honoured with the title of “Hujjatul Islam”, “Proof of Islam.” He...

Muslim Women in fiction: In conversation with Shereen Malherbe [Author talk]

As a young girl growing up in a predominantly white town, I never saw others like me. When I became a bookworm, I loved...

UNESCO to launch multilingual creative writing workshops in Nottingham

In collaboration with the School of Cultures, Languages and Area studies, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature has launched multilingual creative workshops for young people...

Sports; its benefits and importance in Islam

Is it acceptable for Muslims to play sports? Yes. Allah prohibits that which is harmful to the physical, mental and spiritual health of individuals and...

Arts of the Islamic World

What is Islamic art? The Dome of the Rock, the Taj Mahal, a Mina’i ware bowl, a silk carpet, a Qur‘an—all of these are examples...

Nottingham Man cycles 100 miles for Charity

Nottingham man, Mohammad Ishaq Haji, raised £1,000 for chosen charity in Ride London. Ride London is a yearly cycling festival commissioned by the Mayor...