Tag: OTTOMAN

Politics 8 Min Read

Abdul Hamid II showed that anti-Zionism isn’t anti-Semitism

Zionists regularly conflate anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, but one Ottoman leader disproved this back in 1876.

3 March 1924 – The abolition of the last caliphate

Today marks 99 years since the destruction of the Ottoman Caliphate, heralding one of the darkest chapters in history, argues Dilly Hussain.

History Islamic Thought Latest 6 Min Read

The Fall of the Ottoman Empire

This year, we mark the centenary of the fall of the Ottoman Sultanate; it is essential that we reflect upon this defining moment in history.

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3rd March – Remembering the Last Islamic Caliphate

This day (3rd March) in 1924 marked the official abolishment of the last khilafah, and the world was ushered into an era it had never seen before...

End of the Ottoman Caliphate: The ‘Real Story’

"It's time to stop blaming Britain, the Arabs or Zionists", argues Jahangir Mohamed, as he gives an alternate history of the fall of the Ottoman Caliphate.

The Caliph & The Vaccine

Abid Mohammed gives us a surprising history of Muslims spearheading public immunisation, and how one Muslim Caliph in particular dealt with reluctance to vaccines in his time...

A Tafsir Written in Dungeons | Bediüzzaman Said Nursi

Bediüzzaman Said Nursi and his humble students gave their lives to plant a seed from which Turkey still enjoys the fruits; the seed of a true Islamic revival.

When moments like the Hagia Sophia come

When world news overflows with negativity around Islam and Muslims, it is even more important to pause and embrace the moments of celebration.

Unity of Muslims: an anti-imperialist stance

Prof Ali Güneş argues that today's Muslim leaders should apply a policy of unity spearheaded by Sultan Abdul Hamid II almost a century ago

The Shaping of the Modern Muslim World

"Be aware of key moments in history in order to understand the Ummah's current position today..."