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Annual Urs Conference and Graduation Ceremony held at Jamia Al-Karam

On Sunday 16 July 2017, the 19th Annual Urs Conference commemorating the life and legacy of the erudite Sufi scholar, Zia-ul-Ummat Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (1918-1998), was held at Jamia Al-Karam in Retford, Nottinghamshire, which also featured the graduation ceremony of 19 male and female students of Jamia Al-Karam. The conference was hosted […]

Graduation Ceremony of 19 graduate alims and alimahs held at Jamia Al-Karam.

On Sunday 16th July 2017, Jamia Al-Karam hosted the 19th Annual Urs Conference of the Zia-ul-Ummat, Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (ra), presided by Sahibzada Pir Major Muhammad Ibrahim Shah (Bhera Sharif, Pakistan). The Jamia Al-Karam Graduation Ceremony featured during the conference with 19 graduate alims and alimahs being honoured in traditional manner. We […]

We will not forget them – Srebrenica Memorial Week 2017

This week is the Srebrenica Memorial Week marking the Bosnian genocide of 1995 in which the European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered “unimaginable savagery” at the hands of General Ratko Mladic’s forces. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in the greatest atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. We […]

The 19th Annual Urs Conference of Zia-ul-Ummat Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (ra)

The 19th Annual Urs Conference commemorating the life, legacy and achievements of the erudite Sufi scholar, Zia-ul-Ummat Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (1918-1998), will be held at Jamia Al-Karam in Retford on Sunday 16th July 2017. Hundreds of Imams, scholars and guests from around the UK and abroad will attend the gathering. The event […]

A game of football with Mattersey Hall Bible College at Jamia Al-Karam and an Olive Tree planted

On 17 May 2017, Jamia Al-Karam warmly welcomed students and staff from the Mattersey Hall College near Doncaster and hosted a football match between student teams from the two institutions on the grounds of Jamia Al-Karam at Eaton Hall. Mattersey Hall is the AoG Pentecostal Bible College for the UK. Although the weather was clearly […]

Finsbury Park attack: Statement form 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. The BMF condemns terror attack at Finsbury Park in London The British Muslim Forum strongly condemns yet another terrorist attack in Britain that occurred last night at […]

Graduate of Jamia Al-Karam, Ansar Hussain, elected as Town Mayor in Milton Keynes

On 25 May 2017, senior graduate of Jamia Al-Karam, Ansar Basir Hussain, was elected as Mayor of Wolverton Town in the city of Milton Keynes, after having served as Chairman of the Wolverton & Greenleys Town Council for the past three years. Jamia Al-Karam extends its congratulations and well-wishes to the learned Cllr Ansar Hussain, […]

An Affront to Religion and Humanity: Statement on the London Attack

Devastating news started to emerge from London early last night with yet another terrorist attack on British soil. Seven individuals have been killed with many more injured, some critically, at the landmark London Bridge and the Borough Market as a result of the evil actions of barbaric suicidal murderers last night. This is simply evil […]

We Stand Together in the National Spirit: Statement on the Manchester Attack

The nation has woken up this morning to the terrible news of the attack in Manchester last night that has left 22 innocent people dead with many more injured, including young people and children. This sick and evil crime is strongly condemned. Thoughts, condolences and prayers are with the victims and their families. The Vice-Principal […]

Vice-Principal attends the Al-Azhar International Peace Conference in Cairo

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar hosts Pope of the Vatican for historic conference Al-Azhar University held its International Peace Conference on 27-28 April 2017, hosted by the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, with keynote attendance of Pope Francis from the Vatican in Rome. Representatives from numerous countries and faith communities also participated. In his […]