A short blog on Islam

Ramadan is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, during which you only eat after sunset and before sunrise. Ramadan isn’t just fasting from food, it’s also a fast from bad deeds. It’s supposed to make you self-conscious and self-aware. Muslims are also instructed to refrain …

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2016: Was it all that bad?

In the past 24 hours, I've noticed something. 2016 seems to have got a bad press. People have turned '2016' into memes. All the awful things that have happened this year. There's one featuring Leonardo DiCaprio that I have featured here. But here's the thing. I don't like cynicism, or negativity. I see these jokes …

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The Sovereignty of The Falkland Islands

In light of Jeremy Corbyn's comments over the Falkland Islands recently, I thought I would discuss the topic that continues to grow in significance, the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. https://youtu.be/_55SiW9V77g?t=9s The Falklands were first inhabited by the French in 1764. Since, they have been under British, Argentine, Spanish, American AND French control at any one …

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The National Anthem

On the 4th March, MPs will debate whether to adopt an official national anthem. The current situation is as follows. God Save the Queen is the national anthem for the UK as a whole, however is used by England at sporting events. Other countries in the UK have their own unofficial anthems. Scotland for example …

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Trident-For and Against

Sometime within the next year, the Government will debate and then vote on Trident. The current generation of nuclear submarines that carry Trident will end their lifespan in the late 2020s, and so the decision as to whether Britain will commit to renewing Trident needs to be made soon. First, a little bit of information. Trident …

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The United Kingdom will bomb Syria

The motion has been approved by a majority in the House of Commons. Notable events of the day involved shadow foreign secretary Hillary Benn delivering an inspiring speech at the end of the debate, responded with applause from both sides of the chamber. Despite multiple attempts, MPs failed to convince Cameron to apologise for his …

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The SNP

The Scottish MPs are causing chaos for the Conservative's, putting both the PM and the Foreign Secretary in highly difficult situations. Angus Robertson has been speaking for a while now and is not giving way.

The Commons today…

Chaos. I won't claim to be an expert. But for example, Jeremy Corbyn is tstruggling to speak under the noise of conservative MPs shouting for him to sit down. The contrast is respect for anyone else speaking. Notably so far, Sir Alan Duncan completly rebuff in labour.