Mullah Nasrudin and the Eulogy

Mullah Nasruddin was in a contemplative mood, drinking coffee with his friends. They found themselves pondering death and the legacy they would leave behind. "When you are lying wrapped in your shroud, with your friends and family mourning you, what would you like to hear them say about you?" asked a friend. "I would like …

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And this month’s bravery award goes to… the Dawn Drummer of New York!

Mr Boota is a seventh generation drummer who just can't help himself. I salute his dedication mash'Allah - I can barely wake myself up before dawn, never mind half my neighbourhood. I heard the traditional Ramadan drummers on a trip to Pakistan a few years ago. In the neighbourhood where I was staying the drummer …

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Muslim Panda Fights Raise Funds for Semtex

It's a tad unfair to choose this article for such a daft reason, but you should read it if only for the pleasure of coming across this marvellous sentence in The Independent: "Muslims in Darlington have been raising money for semtex by organising panda fights." The article by Mark Steel pours Montypythonesque scorn upon a …

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