Tag: CONQUEST

Hagia Sophia: What Western news isn’t telling you | Dr Yakoob Ahmed | Unscripted #55

On the grand reopening of Masjid Aya Sophia, Ottoman historian Dr Yakoob Ahmed discusses the history and broader Eurocentric discourses surrounding the Hagia Sophia, Islamic history and conquest.

Ramadān: the Month of Heroes & Victory

Ramadan is not only famous for fasting but for victories that changed the course of history.

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Theology 21 Min Read

Allah is the One who Opens

Never have we been more in need of a particular name of Allāh that rekindles the flame of hope within the hearts of those who were on the verge of despair.

Asia Featured History India Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Politics Propagation 17 Min Read

Glad tidings of Hind

In a current period of turmoil for Muslims in India, Z A Rahman brings a message of hope from prophetic words regarding Hind.

Tariq Ibn Ziyad: Invader or Liberator?

"...the Muslims were welcomed by a large proportion of the ruling aristocracy and the Jews."

Featured History Latest Islamic Non-News Politics 10 Min Read

When the Muslims of Burma were free

The Rohingya Muslims are predominantly from the region in Myanmar, Burma, called Arakan. It is also known as the Rakhine State which has exerted considerable political and cultural influence on the Southern and South-Eastern parts of Bangladesh from the early medieval times. A long mountain range separates the rest of

Europe Featured History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 20 Min Read

The Lasting Legacy of Islam in Malta

  Many today question whether Islām and Muslims have a place in Europe. Yet not many of us know that Muslims ruled not only Spain but other countries in Europe like Portugal, southern France, parts of Italy, Greece and Albania. Among them was the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Invitation

Current Affairs Featured History Islamic Thought Opinion Propagation 13 Min Read

The Rise and Fall of Islamic Seville

Seville’s Islāmic Heritage The city of Seville has once again been propelled to our attentions with Sevilla FC recently being crowned champions of the Europa League for a third successive year, this time overcoming an average looking Liverpool team from England. The city of Seville does of course have its

Africa Education Europe Featured History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic 13 Min Read

The History of Muslim Resistance in the West Indies

The recent victory of the West Indies over England in the recent cricket World Cup reminded me of the great struggle that was faced by millions of Muslims, many of whom were likely to be the ancestors of those who heroically defeated this very nation. Their struggle contributed significantly to the

Featured History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 15 Min Read

How the Justice of Islam Saved Jews & Christians

The Modern World’s Debt to Islām Part 1: Out of Darkness Into Light Part 2: How the Justice of Islām Saved Jews & Christians This series explores the astronomical impact that Islām had on the world. Before the coming of Islām, the world was in a state of oppression and