To understand the Bosnian Muslims, one of the first things one must do is understand their leader Alija Izetbegovic, the leader of the Bosnian resistance
With the fame and effect to the west on discoveries and creations in medicine, the book of Ibn Sina, “El-Kanun fi't-Tib” was taught in the European medical schools such as Louvain and Montpellier Universities, until the 17th century
The Ottoman-Turkish scholar Ali Ulvi Kurucu narrated his personal account of Hasan el-Benna after he met him during his studies in Egypt in the late 1920s, recounting his encounter with el-Benna during the Hajj pilgrimage.
Alija Izetbegović’s outstanding bravery and zealousness led the Bosnian people to victory after four years of war. Even when it was being bombarded, he never abandoned his beloved Sarajevo. Books documenting his political leadership and intelligence carry his legacy on to the future.
An Indian Muslim was the Anadolu Agency's first employee in war-torn Anatolia.
Malcolm X, otherwise known as al-Hajj Malik al-Shabazz, was shot dead on February 21, 1965 while giving a speech the Organization of Afro-American Unity in Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom, New York, after some commotion broke out in the conference hall.
Abdurrahman Ibrahim Sori was a 19th century Muslim prince from western Africa who was captured and sold into slavery in the US, where he lived as a slave for 40 years until he won his freedom.
An early 18th century British spy in the Ottoman lands revealed covert operations designed to spread separatism across the Muslim world.
Abdelhamid I. Sabra has raised many students, and left hundreds of articles, books, editions and translations in various topics of Islamic and early modern European science...
For millions of Arabs and Palestinians, Sharon was a "mass killer", who sparked the second Palestinian uprising in 2000 by his provocative visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque.
In 1941 Allied powers and Soviets were left with no option but to invade Iran by air, land and sea assaults. They forced Reza Shah to abdicate and leave the throne on the 16th of September 1941, in favor of his son Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi...
The grandchild of Imam Abdullah Haron, Muhajir Haron, tells of how his grandfather fought for the spread and preservation of Islam during the era of the South African Apartheid regime.
A timely reading on the life of a scholar whose name came up often in recent discussions around Gulen (Hizmet) Movement...
On Sunday, news of the death of Irish actor Peter O’Toole, who was most famous for his role in the 1962 film ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, hit the airwaves. His death reminds the world of the real Lawrence, linking the events in the Arab world today to those of a century ago.
Muslim Brotherhood is continuing the political and religious legacy of Hassan Al-Banna.
Muhammed Hamidullah was a scholar who devoted his entire life to education and knowledge...
Hafez Assad’s first encounter with Israel is full of suspicious decisions, doubtful exchanges and controversial engagements.
Ibn Khaldun was an unequivocal scholar who had not any correspondent in his time, both in Islamic world, and in the western intellectual arena
Muhammad Iqbal is a celebrated classical philosopher and politician whose vision inspired millions of people around the world.
John Ward, whose dreams would one day come true, though perhaps not in the way he had wanted; he would become Jack Birdy, the most fearsome pirate in the world, and towards the end of his life, Yusuf Reis, penitent Muslim, wealthy beyond any man’s dreams, spending the remainder of his life in his Tunisian palace....
The story of a guiding light in the darkness, caught between the crashing waves of a changing tide.
Gamal Abdal Nasser has been one of the most controversial figures in the history of Middle East.