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Inspirational
Lessons in Feminism from Delhi’s Only Ever Female Muslim Monarch
Lessons in Feminism from Delhi’s Only Ever Female Muslim Monarch

She was the daughter of the third Delhi Sultan, Iltutmish, and one of his wives (apparently “the favourite”) Terken Khatun.

Art
Everyone Can Relate to These Comics About Wearing a Hijab in America
Everyone Can Relate to These Comics About Wearing a Hijab …

“Muslim women don’t often get a platform to tell our stories or share the silly -- sometimes stressful -- idiosyncrasies of our day-to-day lives.”

Inspirational
St. George Knew How to Deal with Religious Discrimination
St. George Knew How to Deal with Religious Discrimination

He’s also the patron saint of Portugal, Lebanon, Malta, Ethiopia, Georgia, the Palestinian territories, Serbia and Lithuania.

Sport
Comeback Khan: Amir Proves a Point by Steamrolling Canadian Welterweight Phil Lo Greco
Comeback Khan: Amir Proves a Point by Steamrolling Canadian Welterweight …

Khan battered that Canadian like your local chippy dealing with a couple of pieces of fresh cod.

Sport
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is Crowned 2018 PFA Player of The Year
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is Crowned 2018 PFA Player of The Year

Not only did Salah pip the likes of Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, and Spurs' Harry Kane to the top spot, but he scored his 31st Premier League goal over …

Fashion & Beauty
'I Want to Change Opinions': Miss England Contestant to Compete Wearing a Hijab
'I Want to Change Opinions': Miss England Contestant to Compete …

Maria Mahmood has revealed that she will be the first Miss England contestant to compete wearing a hijab.

Education
Legend of the Week: The Muslim Educator Teaching Jewish Children Hebrew
Legend of the Week: The Muslim Educator Teaching Jewish Children Hebrew

Being a Muslim himself, he’s always been fascinated by Islamic culture. But also other countries, beliefs and ways of life.

Art
Amerah Saleh Explores How Affinity to Geographical Locations Can Shape Identity
Amerah Saleh Explores How Affinity to Geographical Locations Can Shape Identity

The latest Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast Games, drew to a close last weekend. But before the athletes either went home to count their medals or redouble their training efforts, …

Inspirational
Indonesia to Build 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020
Indonesia to Build 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020

Jusuf Kalla, Indonesia’s Vice President, claims that the mosques will source only renewable energy, reduce and recycle waste, provide educational workshops on environmental issues to worshippers, and manage their …

Inspirational
Kamal Kaan
Ummahsonic Catches up with Actor and Writer, Kamal Kaan

Ummahsonic sat down with actor and writer Kamal Kaan to discuss his success, passions and important moments in his life.

Education
Young People, Vote Otherwise No-One Will Represent You
Young People, Vote Otherwise No-One Will Represent You

Okay, we admit it: local elections are not as sexy as the general ones. Or even, say, a Buzzfeed quiz on your favourite cats. But there are many reasons that …

Art
Guz Khan Has Landed a Role in a New Sky One Drama and This Makes Us Very Happy
Guz Khan Has Landed a Role in a New Sky …

Khan has managed to land a role in Sky One’s new show Curfew.

Food & Health
HGAT
Travelling with HGAT #5: Halal Girl About Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan food culture is known for fish curry, jackfruit curry, kothus, and hoppers. Oh, and a lot of coconut too. We didn’t cover everything, but we managed …

Food & Health
HGAT
Travelling with HGAT #4: Halal Girl About Marrakech

Planning your holiday to Marrakech whilst you should be studying? Well, find out what to do once you’ve got through the exam stress here with Halal Girl About Town.

Islamic History
The Sakirin Mosque Is Awesome, and Not Just Because It’s Designed by a Woman
The Sakirin Mosque Is Awesome, and Not Just Because It’…

The Sakirin Mosque, which opened to worshippers back in 2009, was designed by Zeynep Fadilioglu – the first ever woman to design a mosque.

Art
Letters from Arakan: The Intimate Stories of Rohingya Refugees
Letters from Arakan: The Intimate Stories of Rohingya Refugees

Have you heard of Adib Chowdhury? He is an Ummahsonic favourite, who recently opened an exhibition at the Brick Lane art gallery in East London – called ‘Letters from Arakan’.

Inspirational
Legend of the Week: The Croydon Man Who’s Tackling Extremism Head On
Legend of the Week: The Croydon Man Who’s Tackling …

Abdul Basit, a 32-year-old British-Indian activist, has recently been made a peace ambassador for his work fighting against Islamist extremism.

Food & Health
Thailand
Travelling with HGAT #3: Halal Girl About Thailand

We’re back with Halal Girl About Town and she’s making us jel again with her trip to Thailand. Read the next instalment of her blog series with us …