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

Rare copy of Qur'an on display at British Museum

The British Museum witnessed the installation of one of the oldest known copies of the Holy Qur’an from the 8th century as an exhibit for a major Islamic exhibition.

read more 14.01.2012, Saturday

When love for the Prophet becomes art

A thriving hub of cultural enrichment, Ottoman İstanbul was renowned for its glorification of the beauty of Islam through art.

read more 10.01.2012, Tuesday

On 'Planting a Seedling'

"Even if the end of time is upon you and you have a seedling in your hand, plant it!" I first encountered this Prophetic Tradition years ago in a Friday sermon “on the occasion of Forest Week.” In the following years, I came to understand that these words are constantly cited via this unfitting correlation.

read more 30.12.2011, Friday

The Prophet of Islam and his Western Admirers

London-based Muslim newspaper 'The Muslim Post' has published an in-depth review of a new scholarly work by an academic about the Western admirers of Muhammad.

read more 26.12.2011, Monday

British Teenager Wins Faith Short Award for Prophet Film

Fourteen-year-old British student Amna Aslam won the action category for her film “Muhammad in Accrington…Inspiring Me” at the 2nd Annual Film Shorts Film Awards at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London.

read more 21.12.2011, Wednesday

Book on Prophet set to break records

The biggest book in the world on the biography of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), set to be unveiled in Dubai, hopes to make its entry into the Guinness World Records.

read more 19.12.2011, Monday


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