Tag: HISTORY

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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

Featured History Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation 22 Min Read

Did Muslim Caliphs Burn Libraries?

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

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Non-News Opinion Propagation 32 Min Read

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…”

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Islam reached Africa before Madinah even existed

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

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.

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The Battle between the Islamic Caliphate and China

"The battle determined the question which of the two civilisations, the Chinese or the Muslim, should predominate in the land..."

Unscripted #14 | Understanding Kashmir with Adnan Rashid

Join us this week on a special Unscripted podcast with Adnan Rashid.

Featured History Islamic Law Latest Islamic Non-News Politics 22 Min Read

Understanding the Caliphate: Between Romanticism and Cynicism

This history which consists of 1,300 years of vast territorial expansion, economic prosperity and intellectual enlightenment is also known for its civil wars, dynastic power struggles and instances of oppressive rule, writes Dilly Hussain

Tariq Ibn Ziyad: Invader or Liberator?

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