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NPR International Correspondent based in London. Also, occasional guest-singer with @PinkMartiniBand

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

wabe.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

wlrn.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

wvpublic.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

wnyc.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

npr.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

kcur.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

In English Town, Muslims Lead Effort To Create Interfaith Haven

kuow.org — Inayat Omarji vividly remembers the worried reaction when he first looked into renovating the abandoned church in his neighborhood: "There's a bearded young Muslim chap involved in a church! Whoops! He's gonna turn it into a mosque!" At the time, Omarji was head of the local council of mosques, but there already were three or four in his neighborhood in Bolton, England.

Britain's Muslims: Still Feeling The Need To Explain Themselves

npr.org — Jihadi John, runaway schoolgirls, no-go zones: the headlines are everywhere in Great Britain. If you are Muslim in Britain, you can't get away from them. If you're Salman Farsi, you're often at the center of it. "It feels like we're constantly having to explain ourselves," says Farsi, the spokesman for the East London Mosque.

Britain's Muslims: Still Feeling The Need To Explain Themselves

After 6,000 Years, Time For A Renovation At Iraq's Citadel

wlrn.org — A map of the northern Iraqi city of Erbil looks like a dart board: circles, radiating outward from a central core. The bull's eye sits high on a hill, crowned by ancient walls. The Erbil Citadel has stood here for at least 6,000 years.
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Mar 03, 2015

Gay life in 2015: Stream the TV show @cucumber online, and between graphic bedroom scenes you get ads for baby diapers.

Mar 03, 2015

Oops, make that @uk_cage. (Apparently I accidentally tweeted at a British cage fighter.)

Mar 03, 2015

Just had a fascinating, substantive, provocative interview with @Cage_UK spokesman @CerieOfficial. Story coming soon on @nprnews.

Mar 03, 2015

RT @stevemullis: Really great reporting from @nprAudie and @arishapiro on Muslims in the UK. Looking fwd to Paris and Germany stories. n.pr/1F54Zm6

Mar 03, 2015

Tired of stories about ethnic tensions? Here's one about inclusiveness and bridge-building, from @MorningEdition: n.pr/18i0NUW

Mar 03, 2015

RT @SairaKBhatti: Fascinating "@npratc: Britain's Muslims: Still Feeling The Need To Explain Themselves n.pr/18Gqfo3 via @nprAudie & @arishapiro

Mar 02, 2015

RT @npratc: Britain's Muslims: Still Feeling The Need To Explain Themselves n.pr/18Gqfo3 via @nprAudie & @arishapiro

Mar 02, 2015

Here's a fun video that just went up of my time in the studio with @PinkMartiniBand a few years ago: bit.ly/1zBzyuN

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