13:19, 16 September 2014 Tuesday
540 Ottoman sailors drowned on September 16, 1890 when the Ertugrul Firkateyni sank on its return journey.
13:44, 27 August 2014 Wednesday
The Hejaz Railway was opened on August 27, 1908.
13:34, 21 May 2014 Wednesday
Around 20,000 Circassian resistance fighters gathered in Kbaada on May 21, 1864. They were surrounded by around 100,000 Russian soldiers. In the end, the Circassians chose martyrdom above surrender.
12:14, 21 April 2014 Monday
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.
14:57, 09 April 2014 Wednesday
Deir Yassin has become and still is a corrosive reminder of the continuous suffering, struggle and systematic genocide of the Palestinian people that has been going on for 65 years.
13:23, 09 April 2014 Wednesday
On Friday, 9 April 1948, the people of the Deir Yassin village were wiped out by Israelis who were fighting to establish a Jewish homeland on stolen Palestinian soil.
16:24, 03 March 2014 Monday
In accordance with the verdict passed down by the Turkish parliament on March 3, 1924, the position of the Caliph was officially removed and the last Caliph, Abdulmecid and the Ottoman household was ordered to leave Turkey.
17:57, 25 September 2013 Wednesday
Edward Said, a Palestinian activist and writer of the popular book ‘Orientalism’, an analysis of western perceptions on Islam and the Middle-East, died ten years ago today on 25 September 2003.
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