Tag: HISTORY

Tariq Ibn Ziyad: Invader or Liberator?

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

Children Around the Prophet ﷺ

For many of us, it can be quite difficult to find a role model for our younger children to genuinely connect with.

Prison, Torture, Death… Enter Paradise

With the current global trend of persecuting scholars who refuse to sway on issues of Islām and moral justice, Imam Ashraf Dabous re-aligns our focus with some of the messages and promises found within the Qur’ān...

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World Cup Group B & the Battle of the Three Kings

The FIFA World Cup's Group B echoes a major event in world history, recalls Z A Rahman

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The Resilient Rohingya: a People Greater than their Crisis

A teacher in a school for Rohingya refugees writes of the children's inspirational resilience due to their īmān. SubhānAllāh...

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Black History Did NOT Start With Slavery

How Islam Empowered Africa #BlackHistoryMonth

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Indian Revolt 1857: the role of the Ulama 160 years on

Z A Rahman ponders over the difference: the revolt led by the Ulama of India in May 1857 & the Ulama of CVE in 2017...

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The Muslim History Behind “Assassin’s Creed”

The Spanish Inquisition The new Assassin's Creed movie is an adaptation of the popular video game. The movie is set in a fictional version of real-world events – the real world events being the Spanish inquisition that followed the end of the Muslim rule of Spain in 1492. The film

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Who are the Majoos?

In the run up to Christmas and the New Year, the Nativity was re-enacted by school children across the country. The entrance of the Magi is always one of the highlights. ‘For a moment, the sober Christian story seems to shimmer and blend into the marvelous tales of The Thousand and

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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