Category: Islamic History

Noble Women Around the Messenger

The role that women contributed at the beginning of Islamic history has often been overlooked or neglected, and as a result recorded data has been disproportionately unavailable, even though Islamic history is full of stories and accounts of women and the significant role that they played in Islam. This book attempts to fill a gap by enlightening the reader a step further on the lives of these women as prodigies at the time of the Prophet. ... more

Umar Ibn Al-Khattab

In this book, Dr. Ali Muhammad As-Sallabi shows the period of ruling of the second caliph, Umar ibn Al-Khattab. He shows his life, embracing Islam and the battles he participated in. ... more

Importance of Ethics and Values in Islamic Civilization

Ethics and values are the moral or spiritual aspect of the Islamic civilization. They are also the essence and basis for any civilization. In the meantime, they ensure the secret of their survival and resilience throughout the history and generations. If this aspect disappears one day, man will lose his moral warmth, which is the spirit of life and existence; mercy will quit his heart; his conscience will not be able to play its role; he will no longer know the truth of his existence and himself; and he will be bound with material restrictions, from which he cannot escape. ... more

5 Muslim Inventions That Changed the Word


About 1,600,000,000 cups of coffee are consumed every day around the world. Billions of people rely on it as part of their daily routines. And yet, very few people are aware of the Muslim origins of this ubiquitous drink.

According to the historical record, in the 1400s coffee ...

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How Close We Came

The Muslim side of history in America

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Lessons from the Seerah

Lessons from the Seerah, Of our Beloved Prophet Muhammad sallaAllahu alayhe wasallam

All Praise is due to Allah the Exalted and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon His Messenger Muhammad, his family and Companions and all those who follow them until the Day of Resurrection

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The Birth of the Prophet Muhammed


Summarized Translation of Tarek Swaydans' series

by Mona Soueid

Part 6 - The Birth of the Prophet Muhammed

When Abdullah, the father of the Prophet (peace be upon him) grew up Abdul-Muttalib decided that he should get married. So he then ...

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May the Peace and Blessings of Allah be Upon Him

May the Peace and Blessings of Allah be Upon Him

by Sheikh Salman al-Awdah

No human being has had a more copious and enduring body of literature written about him than the noble Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Numerous biographical works have been produced about him. Many poems have ... Continue Reading

Evidences of Equality in Islamic History

First Evidence:
           Abu Zarr of the Ghifar tribe somehow got angry with the freed slave of Abu Bakr, Bilal of Abyssinia. Both of them were the companions of the Prophet. The altercation became prolonged and Abu Zarr in his fury called Bilal the son of a black skinned mother. Bilal ...

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