The Fall of the Ottoman Empire
This year, we mark the centenary of the fall of the Ottoman Sultanate; it is essential that we reflect upon this defining moment in history.
On this day 91 years ago (16th September 1931) Omar Mukhtar (rahimahullāh) at the age of 73, was executed and hanged to martyrdom by Italian colonial forces.
We mark Algerian Independence Day by posing a burning question: were Muslims correct to resist, or should they have accepted subjugation?
Why do Uyghurs commemorate 5th July?
#Aqsa is the barometer of the Muslim Ummah. When Muslims are strong, Jerusalem is safe for all. Ahmed Hammuda charts the historical and theological transfer of the ‘Promised Land’ from one group of believers to another.
Remembering Malcolm X
On this day in 1965 a Muslim leader in the Western world was assassinated. Check out or special resource page reminding us of the life and impact of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X, rahimahullah.
The talents and interests of people vary. What is key, however, is that one gathers one’s thoughts, ambitions, talents, time, and resources, then devises a clear plan to invest these for the greatest matters of life: Allah and the home of the hereafter.
Four Imams | The Rise of Fitna
Any biographer who omits the trial of Imām Aḥmad has been unforgivably deficient, for it cost him 17 years of his life.
Four Imams | The Son of a Soldier
A vessel of knowledge, a defender of the Sunnah, an exemplar of a worshipper, and – for those who saw him – a reminder of how the companions of the Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ were.
“I saw al-Shāfi’ī in a dream after his demise. I said to him, ‘O Father of ‘Abdullāh, how did Allāh receive you?’ He replied, ‘He sat me on a throne of gold and poured over me the purest of pearls.’”