Tag: CRUSADES

The name of the Muslim that will liberate al-Aqsa

It was on this day in 1187 that Salāh al-Dīn had liberated Quds (Jerusalem) and Al-Aqsa from the Crusaders after 88 years of occupation. Z A Rahman relives the moment Al-Aqsa was mercilessly taken by the Crusaders and how it was mercifully won back by Salāh al-Dīn and how it

New Zealand Attack: 7 Things Muslims Must Know

"The absence of a strong Muslim voice in the world today is what is causing humanity at large to suffer..." —Sh Haitham al-Haddad

You were being manipulated long before Cambridge Analytica came along

If you are anything like me then you will have been a bit sceptical of the scale—and ostentatiousness—of some of the outrage following the Cambridge Analytica scandal this week

Be Inspired by this Jerusalem Prophecy

Z A Rahman weaves together the past, present and future of al-Quds (Jerusalem)

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Looking Back to Move Forward

Scroll down to see an interactive timeline of articles on history over the last twelve months. “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” ― Winston Churchill Whilst aspects of history are important to be learnt by all peoples, those that have been subjected to a

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When Constantinople became Istanbul | A celebration of modern times

There is no comparison between the honour and nobility of Islam conquering nations and the disgrace and degradation left by Crusader and Safavid campaigns. When Islam and peace were spread to all corners of the earth, it struck the finest example of the preservation of Human Rights during both battle

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Manufacturing the Muslim Enemy

Islamophobia - a thousand years of deadly lies What we are witnessing in today’s socio-political climate is not the first period of intense propagation of Islamophobia in the West. There have been a few other periods which stand out in history and each is intimately linked with empire. In the

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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

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Lionhearted diplomacy: the remarkable reign of Alp Arslan

Sultan Alp Arslan was a just, generous, and pious leader; the lion of Manzikert, he was a warrior who performed a key role in overcoming Byzantine attacks on Muslim lands.

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Muslims vs Vikings

Muslims vs Vikings "And were it not for Allāh's repelling some men with others, the earth would certainly be in a state of disorder; but Allāh is Gracious to the creatures" The Ummah of the best of the Messengers, the imam of the messengers, most beloved of the Messengers, Muhammad