Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdum II – A Great Islamic Scholar, almost Lost to History

Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdum II’s circle of friends included eminent state leaders like Akbar, the Mughal emperor, Bijapur Sultan Ibrahim Ali Adil Shah, Muhammad… more »

Ikrimah, the Great Scholar Successor to the Companions of Prophet Muhammad (saws)

Flourishing within the first century of Islam, Ikrimah is considered as a great Qur’anic exegete (muffassir), jurisprudent (faqeeh),and a scholar of Islam.

Muslim Contribution to the Indian Independence Movement

Muslim heroics and sacrifices for the Indian freedom struggle are always sidelined – or even erased.

A New Spring in Sudan?

  Alaa Salah represents the power of Sudanese women who are breaking every barrier, but still holding their traditions and culture close. They… more »

A Jordan Bookseller’s 24-Hour ‘Emergency Room for the Mind’

A Palestinian bookseller in Jordan has a deep and undying belief in the power of words and learning.

King Faisal International Prizes for 2019

Within four decades the KFIP are ranked among the most prestigious awards. To date, there are 21 KFIP laureates, who also received Nobel… more »

Life and Travel Experiences of Shibli Nu’mani

Known for his founding of the Shibli National College in 1883 and the Darul Mussanifin (House of Writers) in Azamgarh, in the Uttar… more »

Kurdish-Iranian Refugee Bags the Fields Medal

Cauchar Birkar has become the second Iranian, after the late Maryam Mirzakhani, to win the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in the… more »

Sirajuddin Ajmal: An Exceptional Personality

In today’s world two thing matter – money and power. These two factors usually make people arrogant, boastful, and out of reach of… more »

Al-Zarqali: Astronomer and Inventor of Clocks

Al-Zarqali, also called Arzachel in the West, was an early Muslim polymath from Spain – an astronomer and engineer – whose discoveries and… more »

Mus`ab b. `Umayr

Today, in the 21st century, how far are you ready to go for what you believe in?

Aminah bint Mihsan: An Early Immigrant

Among the early immigrants who left Makkah for Madinah when persecution of the Muslims in Makkah reached its peak.

Who are the Nusayrîs? Are they Muslims or Unbelievers?

The Nusayriyyah sect is attributed to Muhammad b. Nusayr al-Basrî, a slave of Banî Numayr, originally from Persia, from Khuzistân.

Muslims of Tibet

Tibetan Muslims continue to cherish their hybrid identity which combines the Islamic faith and Tibetan traditions.

An Afghan Reformist

Sakena Yacoobi is relentlessly pursuing the cause of education and health in war-torn Afghanistan.

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