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The Siege of Baghdad

These days, we think of "sacking" to mean being out of a job. Historically, the term also referred to looting, plundering, or pillaging.

A Promised Land – to the Nation of Truth & Justice

#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.

Why Modern Atheists Are Mushriks

After coining "Farangism Studies" to unmask western modernity in his first article, Mirza Safwat is back with a closer look at the polytheistic, pagan roots of popular western atheism.

What would a new civilisation of Islam look like? | Unscripted #76

Jahangir Mohammed joins us this week on the Unscripted podcast to talk about the idea behind the new think tank Ayaan Institute.

The Tortured Scholar | Zaynab al-Ghazali

Moazzam Begg writes on the life and legacy of Zaynab al-Ghazali and why you need to know about her

History teachers are lying to children | Unscripted #74

On this week’s Unscripted we’re joined by a pair of history communicators, Dr Stef Keris and Abu Zakariya.

Giants of Islam: An Introduction

Sh Ali Hammuda introduces a new collaborative series with Dr Uthman Lateef, Ust Fatima Barkatulla, Sh Bilal Ismail, Moazzam Begg, Dilly Hussain, and many more on a very important theme

Did Muslim Caliphs Burn Libraries?

Did you know 'Umar b. al Khattab was accused of burning down the Alexandrian Library?

Unmasking Western Modernity: Farangism Studies

“It isn’t atheism per se that the apostate Muslim is embracing,” writes sociologist Mirza Safwat. “It isn’t an intellectual matter but a civilizational one; it needs to be understood not philosophically but sociologically…”

Islam reached Africa before Madinah even existed

In this short article, I would like to share some historical notes about Islam’s first connections with Sub-Saharan (i.e. Black) Africa.