History

Ramadan: A Centuries-Old American Tradition

Many forget that the first Muslims to celebrate Ramadan in America were African slaves.

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July 3, 2014

How The Ottomans Helped Ireland During the Famine

Ottoman Empire assists Ireland

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June 12, 2014

Akbar the Great

At age 18, Akbar removed his regent and assumed full powers of the crown and began to run state affairs from 1561…

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April 24, 2014

Brother of Sayyid Qutb Dies

Muhammad Qutb, the brother of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood Sayyid Qutb, has passed away in hospital in Mecca at the age of 95.

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April 24, 2014

Behind the Russian Rage

As the old saying goes, you cannot truly understand a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.

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April 3, 2014

Story of Heroic Muslim Woman of WWII Coming to Dearborn

Film Premiere of Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story to be screened

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March 27, 2014

A Hundred Years On, Back To The Future In Crimea

A hundred years after the World War I that started in Crimea, the world seems to have drawn no lessons at all

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March 27, 2014

Lebanon: Rebuilding Infrastructure … Again

Getting over the third Israeli invasion devastated more than a lost of human life in Lebanon, it took over Lebanese day-to-day life, with a constant reminder of what was lost.

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March 27, 2014

Jews and Muslims Deserve Apology for Historical Wrongs

Spain takes first step to right historical wrong, but Jews not the only ones who suffered By Faisal Kutty A statue of Maimonides at the synagogue in the Juderia in Córdoba, Spain. Photo: Irvina Lew. The Spanish government’s offer of the “right of return” to the descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 is a “bit […]

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March 27, 2014

35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

By Nicolas J.S. Davies Nicolas J. S. Davies is the author of Blood On Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq. He wrote the chapter on “Obama At War” for the book, Grading the 44th President: A Report Card on Barack Obama’s First Term as a Progressive Leader. The U.S. is backing Ukraine’s […]

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March 13, 2014

Is Afghanistan Really Impossible to Conquer?

So what have these and other Afghan campaigns taught us?

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March 13, 2014

Crimea’s Complicated History

If only it were that simple. For the past few days all eyes have been on southern Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, and things don’t look so rosy.

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March 6, 2014

The Forgotten Day!

Today 3rd March, 90 years ago, the then British Foreign Minister Lord Curzon warned, “We must put an end to anything which brings about any Islamic unity between the sons of the Muslims.

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March 6, 2014

Some Early History Of Muslims In America

Two books about early American Muslims from Africa, “Servants of Allah” and “Prince Among Slaves.”   Excerpted from “The Americas’ First Muslims” by Sylviane A. Diouf, Curator of Digital Collections, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Muslims were among the very first Africans to be introduced into the Americas. They arrived as early as […]

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February 27, 2014

A Vulnerable Country, Invaded By Neighbor

The Lebanese Civil war began in 1975, and only escalated in 1978 when Israeli forces invaded across the southern Lebanese border…

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February 27, 2014

Saudis Attack Birthplace of Prophet (s)

By David Usborne An old picture of the house said to be the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad (s). Fresh plans are being drawn up to erect a modern complex on the site of what scholars of Islam contend is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (s) as part of a sweeping multi-billion-dollar redevelopment of the […]

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February 27, 2014

The Muslims Who Fought and Died for America

The Mother Mosque in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is considered to be the first official purpose-built mosque in the United States.

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February 20, 2014

Where Are Sochi’s Muslims?

Did the Age of Genocide Begin in Sochi?

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February 20, 2014

New Country, New Terrain

To create a country is one thing, but to create a nationality is another.

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February 13, 2014

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