Miscellany

The British Museum Launches the Islamic World Gallery!

 In collaboration with Albukhary Foundation in Malaysia, a new Islamic culture gallery at the British Museum in London opened its doors and welcomed visitors on… more »

World’s Longest Cannon in Bahmani Fort

Made by Turkish artisans, the cannon was installed during the reign of the Bahmani Empire in the 14th century.

Maktubat of Mujaddid Alf-Thani

Few extracts of letters that Sheikh Ahmed al-Sirhindi (1564-1624CE), better known as Mujaddid al-Thani, wrote to his various disciples.

Visiting the Japanese Mosques

A fascinating first-hand account of the small Muslim community and its Mosques in Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun.

Unclaimed Land in Japan Equivalent to Size of Taiwan

Japan’s shrinking population is aggravating rural depopulation and threatening the existence of regional communities.

Prophet Ibrahim (asws): The Friend of Allah (swt)

The trials which Prophet Ibrahim (as) successfully underwent raised his status so much so that he was made the ‘Khaleel’ of Allah.

We’ve Been Hacking Elections for More than a Century

Outrage is shaking Washington as members of Congress compete to demonize Russia for its alleged interference in America’s recent presidential election. “Any foreign… more »

We’ve Been Hacking Elections for More than a Century

Outrage is shaking Washington as members of Congress compete to demonize Russia for its alleged interference in America’s recent presidential election. “Any foreign… more »

2017 King Faisal International Prizes

The King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) is named after the third king of Saudi Arabia. In the year 1976, the sons of late… more »

Mirrored Reflections

Things seem to be despicable for us when we see other people doing it. But when it comes to us, we forget every bit of it and do as we like.

A Page from ‘Muslim Women: A Biographical Dictionary’ (Part-1)

A page from ‘Muslim Women: A Biographical Dictionary’. A book by Aisha Abdurrahman Bewley.

Ten Facts Everyone Needs to Know about Israel

All factual information is verifiable and available within the public domain.

The “Who’s Who” of the Muslim World (Part–1)

Fethullah Gulen, an important thinker and writer from Turkey, is among the most effective activists in twentieth-century Turkey.

Oldest Fragments of the Qur’an

Two parchment leaves of a Qur’anic text dating back to within two decades of Prophet Muhammad’s death, indicate that the Qur’an has remained unchanged.

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi’s Many Firsts

Egyptian President Mursi’s purging of the army and ushering in of an understanding between the well-organized Islamists and the military is an extraordinary step by an ordinary man.