Once the sealed-off home of military personnel, the island of Sazan, off Vlora, is becoming a major attraction for Albanians and foreigners alike.
July 19 is the 200th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday than on Friday or Saturday, and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday
Turkey sends deputy PM to join solemn commemoration of 1995 genocide
Egyptian political and religious leader who founded of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and played a central role in Egyptian political and social affairs. 68 years before, on February 12, 1949 Banna was shot by two assassins and deliberately left to bleed to death.
The Nakba Day is commemorated on the 15th May which is the date that precedes following the Israeli invasion and the displacement of the Palestinians of their land
Abu Zayd al-Balkhi was a 9th century Muslim polymath, whose writings touched on subjects as varied as geography, medicine, philosophy, theology, politics, poetry, etc.
From the 8th century until the 15th century Islam has spread rapidly amongst the Chinese by the actions of the Muslims
The great architect Sinan not only built the famous Suleymaniya mosque in Istanbul, but also left hidden messages for future architects working on repairs.
On this day (21 October, 1097) the Crusaders began the siege of Antioch. They would capture the city after a seven month siege, paving the way for their continued advance towards Jerusalem.
Culture Minister Nabi Avci calls on Turkish people to give WWI victory against Allied forces 'the value it deserves'
One of the most prominent leaders of the All India Muslim League, Allama Iqbal encouraged the creation of a "state in north-western India for Muslims" in his 1930 presidential address.
The short life of Said - i Nursi who was one of the most important Islamic scholar in the Turkish near history
The Abbasids ruled a vast empire from Baghdad when it was the thriving capital of the Islamic world. For about five hundred years the city boasted the cream of intellectuals and culture, a reputation gained during the reigns of the Caliphs al-Rashid (809 CE), al-Ma’mun (833 CE), al-Mu’tadhid (902 CE) and al-Muktafi (908 CE).
The initial history of the social media site ''Twitter'' foundation on 21 March 2006.
La Fiesta de la Toma stirs controversy over Spain's Islamic heritage
Read on to discover eight reasons why one of history’s most legendary empires finally came crashing down.
The Hejaz Railway was opened on August 27, 1908.
Here are five key events of 1917 that left indelible marks on the collective memory of Russia's people and leaders:
The golden period of Muslim geography, travels and explorations involved a vast amount of travel with geographical literature being produced in the world of Islam paving the way for later explorations and discoveries by the Christian West
"If you want to destroy any nation without war, make adultery or nudity common in the young generation" Salahuddin Al Ayyubi.
Turkey commemorates the anniversary of the death of former prime minister Necmettin Erbakan.