History

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

Ghazali, Islamophobia and the Myth of Islamic Decline

One of the commonly accepted theories of Islamic history states that after an early period of rise Islamic civilization subsequently went into a long period of decline.

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December 12, 2013

Ghazali, Islamophobia and the Myth of Islamic Decline

One of the commonly accepted theories of Islamic history states that after an early period of rise Islamic civilization subsequently went into a long period of decline.

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December 12, 2013

New Book Sheds Light on Prophet’s (s) Interfaith Views

By Craig Considine No other leader in world history has been more scrutinized and ridiculed than Prophet Muhammad (s). Since the founding of Islam in 610 AD, Christians and Jews have attacked the Prophet of Allah (s) with many slurs. However, according to a new book The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad (s) with the […]

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December 12, 2013

US Blocks Publication of Chilcot’s Report on How Britain Went to War with Iraq

Department of State’s objection to release of key evidence may prevent inquiry’s conclusions from ever being published, except in heavily redacted form

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November 21, 2013

M.K. Gandhi and the Beginning of Israel

If more of his ideas had been incorporated at the birth of an independent South Asia, there may not have been a Partition, nor would we be staring down a nuclear gun in that region, besides.

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October 10, 2013

M.K. Gandhi and the Beginning of Israel

If more of his ideas had been incorporated at the birth of an independent South Asia, there may not have been a Partition, nor would we be staring down a nuclear gun in that region, besides.

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October 10, 2013

Presentation on Egypt and Syria

The Levantine Cultural Center in Los Angeles presented and co sponsored last week an informative address on the subject of the Arab uprisings, popularly known as the Arab Spring…

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September 26, 2013

Commemorating MLK

On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of Americans gathered in Washington D.C. for “the March that changed the world.”

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August 29, 2013

Why Was a Sunday Times Report on US Government Ties to al-Qaeda Chief Spiked?

A whistleblower has revealed extraordinary information on the U.S. government’s support for international terrorist networks and organised crime.

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May 23, 2013

Malcolm X’s Grandson Gone at 28

By Karin Friedemann, TMO 28 year old Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson and only male descendant of Malcolm X, who reportedly embraced Shia Islam recently and was becoming known as a political activist engaged with and serving to unite many different causes and communities, was murdered in Mexico on May 9, 2013. “As the son of […]

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May 16, 2013

Jokhar Tsanaev and the Boston Marathon

a psychological portrait of the collective Chechen identity as defined by generations of anger, despair, trauma and an abiding obsession with honor and revenge…

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April 25, 2013

Muslims Who Saved Jews from the Holocaust

A new exhibition aims to celebrate the role Muslims played in saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

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April 25, 2013

Islam And Medicine – A Historical Background

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (s), who emphasized the need for learning once said : “ The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the Martyr”.

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April 4, 2013

The End of the Ottoman Caliphate?

Did it really end on March 3, 1924?

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March 7, 2013

Inherited Traits

Ask someone where he got his red hair from and he will likely tell you that he inherited it from one of his parents or grandparents.

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January 20, 2013

Muharram 2012

“Today I have perfected your religion and completed my favor upon you, and I was satisfied that Islam be your religion.”

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November 29, 2012

University of Chicago Wins £52,247 Grant to Preserve Urdu Periodicals

The University of Chicago has been awarded a £52,247 grant from the British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme, funded by Arcadia, for the digitization and preservation of 60 rare and endangered Urdu language periodicals.

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November 29, 2012

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