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Faith
The First Eco-Mosque in Europe is Under Construction in Cambridge, and it Looks Incredible
The First Eco-Mosque in Europe is Under Construction in Cambridge, …

The building will be powered by renewable energy-harvesting heat pumps and will make maximum use of natural light.

Food & Health
The Olive Branch: Syrian Café That Employs Refugees Celebrates Successful First Year in Essex
The Olive Branch: Syrian Café That Employs Refugees Celebrates Successful …

The Olive Branch, which serves Syrian cuisine, was opened by Abdul Kattan and his wife Fatema Kawaf as ‘a sign of hope’.

Muslims Around the World Brought in the New Year in Style
Muslims Around the World Brought in the New Year in Style

New Year's Eve is a day that unites everyone regardless of their race, ethnicity or religious beliefs. It sends ripples of celebration across the globe.

Inspirational
This Awesome Way of Spending the Holidays Has Gone Viral
This Awesome Way of Spending the Holidays Has Gone Viral

Not everyone is lucky enough to have a family to be with during the holidays. That's where Hasan Masud of Shish Restaurant stepped in this year.

Inspirational
'My Greatest Wish Is That No One Goes Hungry': Meet the ‘Bearded Broz’
'My Greatest Wish Is That No One Goes Hungry': Meet …

A Birmingham-based community group, known as The Bearded Broz, helped to feed over 9,500 families last year.

Don’t Worry: Ummahsonic Has Got Your New Year’s Resolutions Nailed
Don’t Worry: Ummahsonic Has Got Your New Year’s Resolutions Nailed

if you're looking for some effective (and realistic) ways of changing your life for the better this year read on because we’ve got three recommendations.

Mosul Eye
Revealed: The Identity of Blogger the Mosul Eye

A self-described 'non-journalist', the blogger began pumping out a litany of information about ISIS’s occupation of his home city.

Art
Iraqi Artist Sarah Sabah Proves That from Destruction Comes Creation
Iraqi Artist Sarah Sabah Proves That from Destruction Comes Creation

Most of Sabah’s work - which is both realist and surrealist - embodies the harsh and gritty reality of war.

New Year’s
Everything That Goes Through Your Mind on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve. It’s loud, it’s brash, it’s vastly overrated; and even if you lock yourself in the cupboard you’re bound to have a few of these thoughts.

Inspirational
2018
Here’s How to Make Your 2018 Better Than Your 2017

We reckon if you adopt some of these tips, even if it’s only every so often, your mood might be raised just that fraction higher.

Inspirational
Muslims
These Awesome Muslims are Going to be big in 2018

We feel we are as well placed as anyone to predict which Muslims will make a splash at some point in the future.

Ummahsonic
The Best of Ummahsonic in 2017!

In true ‘it’s almost the end of the year and this is the internet’, we’re going to run through some of our favourite bits of content from 2017.

Faith
Navigating the Awkward Moments of the Work Christmas Party
Navigating the Awkward Moments of the Work Christmas Party

It’s that time of the year when the nation’s workers buy an ugly festive jumper and try not to make a fool of themselves at the work Christmas party.

Inspirational
Phone
This Guy’s Running a Phone Repair Shop from a …

According to various sources this handyman does, in fact, ply his trade in an iconic red phone box outside a pub in Greenwich, south London.

Education
Somali
A Somali Mother and Son Graduated from Birkbeck University at …

Edwin Lerew recently graduated with a degree in Government and Politics. While his mum Samiya was there to watch him, she wasn’t just clapping in the crowd.

Sadiq Khan
Charting Sadiq Khan’s Historic Trip from India to Pakistan

Earlier this month, the Mayor of London visited the two countries to promote business between the capital and cities like Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.

Education
Mohamad Al Jounde
Syrian Teen Mohamad Al Jounde Wins Children's Peace Prize for …

With about 500,000 Syrian child refugees living in Lebanon alone, initiatives like Mohamad’s are vital to the future of the war-torn country.

Food & Health
Bakery
An East London Bakery is Helping Refugee Women by Teaching …

The E5 Bakehouse in Hackney is helping refugee women ease their way into UK life by teaching them about different aspects of baking.