Remembering Shaykh Ramadan al-Buti

Shaykh Muhammad Sa'id Ramadan al-Bouti passed away on Friday night, March 20th 2013, during his weekly lesson in the Jami' al-Iman mosque of Damascus. A criminal assassination during which his grandson Ahmad and a number of students of knowledge were also martyred. The Muslim community lost a mountain and a lamp of knowledge.

read more 12.04.2013, Friday

"A Portrait of the Prophet: Reflections on the Messenger of Allah"

We may have heard about the example of the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alayhi wa alihi wa sallam) before, but have we?

read more 28.09.2012, Friday

Condemnation and a Call for Restraint


Muslims were insulted and hurt by such atrocious attacks which targeted their sacred values. The movie, Innocence of Muslims, which was recently released, has been the latest in this chain of systemic attacks.

read more 15.09.2012, Saturday

Cable cars to visit historic caves of Hira and Thawr

The Hajj and 'Umra Research Institute at Umm Al-Qura University has completed studies to introduce a cable car system to transport people to the historic caves of Hira and Al-Thawr in Makka.

read more 09.04.2012, Monday

Quilliam Press Presents Abdal Hakim Murad's Live Online Class: The Khilafa of Uthman

Entitled The Khilafa of Uthman: The Wisdom and the Agony, and taught by Cambridge University's Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, the live online class is the third in a series on the Rightly Guided Caliphs.

read more 04.04.2012, Wednesday

Book on Prophet Muhammad Enters World Records

The largest book ever published, This is Muhammad, on the life of Prophet Muhammad was unveiled in Dubai recently.

read more 07.03.2012, Wednesday

1,500-year-old Handwritten Bible Kept in Ankara, Ministry Confirms

The Turkish minister of culture and tourism on Thursday confirmed media reports suggesting that a 1,500-year-old Bible that was discovered by Turkish police during an anti-smuggling operation in 2000 is being kept in Ankara today.

read more 24.02.2012, Friday

Prophet Muhammad a unique historical figure

The Prophet Muhammad is certainly one of the most influential figures in history. Michael H. Hart, in his book, The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, puts Muhammad at the top of the 100 most influential personalities.

read more 04.02.2012, Saturday

Abu Ayyub al-Ansari's tomb to reopen in September

Eyüp Sultan Türbesi, the historic tomb of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, one of the Prophet Muhammad's Companions, is set to reopen to the public in September following a year of restoration.

read more 31.01.2012, Tuesday

Journey of Faith

IN JUNE 2009 Neil MacGregor, the director of the British Museum (BM), flew to Saudi Arabia, his first visit to the heart of the Islamic world. He wanted the blessing of the Saudi royal family.

read more 17.01.2012, Tuesday