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Renowned Prof Dr Mujeeb Ahmad visits Jamia Al-Karam

On Wednesday 19 April 2017, the renowned historian of South Asia and author of numerous academic works, Dr Mujeeb Ahmad, visited Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada at Jamia Al-Karam. During the visit, he had the opportunity to tour the campus of Eaton Hall, see the projects of the institution and address the senior students, before […]

Religious Knowledge & Giving Zakat in the UK – Declaration by 313 Scholars

In a moment calling for attention from the community, three hundred and thirteen scholars, masha’ikh and Imams of the United Kingdom have issued a collective and formal declaration titled ‘The issue concerning religious knowledge and the giving of zakat in the United Kingdom’. The declaration provides a detailed analysis of the issue of zakat in […]

Westminster attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in London, the British Muslim Forum, which is chaired by the Principal of Jamia Al-Karam, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, issued the following statement. Westminster attack: We stand united in condemnation and resilience The British Muslim Forum strongly condemns the terror attack that took place on Wednesday 22 March 2017 at […]

The Vice-Principal speaks at Retford’s Religious Tolerance Conference

On Saturday 11 March 2017, Retford’s second Annual Religious Tolerance Conference was held at The Well Conference Centre. It was attended by the Vice-Principal, Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari, as well as a group of senior students of Jamia Al-Karam. Speakers at the conference included Cllr Jim Anderson (Chairman of Bassetlaw District Council), Prof John Coffey (University […]

First Imam of the Norwegian Armed Forces – Major Najeeb Naz

Graduate of Jamia Al-Karam, Major Imam Najeeb Ur Rehman Naz, appointed as the first and only Field Imam to the Norwegian Armed Forces In an historic and landmark development, the Norwegian Armed Forces appointed its first ever Field Imam, whose role was formally inaugurated in a special ceremony held at Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway, […]

On the passing away of Hazrat Pir Muhammad Alauddin Siddiqui (ra)

Words of condolence from Jamia Al-Karam As the world comes to terms with the passing away of his eminence, Shaykh-ul-Alam Hazrat Pir Muhammad Alauddin Siddiqui (Allah have mercy on his soul), we share in this pain extending condolences to all, in particular his family. Verily we are for Allah, and to Him we are to […]

Allama Shahid Raza Na’eemi OBE delivers distinguished lecture at Jamia Al-Karam

On Monday 23 January 2017, Jamia Al-Karam launched its Distinguished Lecture Series with an opening lecture from the respected Allama Dr Muhammad Shahid Raza Na’eemi OBE, on the topic titled ‘In view of the British Muslim community, the significance of Imamat and its approach in a rapidly changing world’. Allama Dr Muhammad Shahid Raza Na’eemi […]

New Publication – The Beautiful Life of Muhammad (peace be upon him)

The latest publication of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada titled ‘The Beautiful Life of Muhammad (peace be upon him)’ has been released coinciding with the Islamic month of Rabi’ al-Awwal, which marks the birth and arrival of the sublime Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon him). Originally published in 1999 and widely read and taught in […]

The Embodiment of Peace Mawlid event held at the Bristol Jamia Masjid

On Sunday 11 December 2016, an event to honour the birth of the sublime Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon him) was held in Bristol at the Bristol Jamia Masjid. The local community of Bristol gathered together for an evening of reflection and inspiration. The event was titled ‘Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): The Embodiment […]

Shaykh Pirzada speaks at Peace for Humanity Mawlid Conference in London

On Saturday 10 December 2016, a grand Mawlid event honouring the birth of the sublime Messenger Muhammad (Allah bless him and grant him peace) was held in the city of London. The event was titled ‘Peace for Humanity’ to emphasise the centrality of peace in the prophetic message. Taking place at the Boleyn Banqueting Suite […]