All posts by Sufyan bin Uzayr

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Berke Khan and Golden Horde

Berke Khan: The Mongol who Stood for Islam

When it comes to the history of Mongols, most people are aware of Genghis Khan and his expeditions/conquests. However, the same amount of recognition is not enjoyed by many other...

/ August 15, 2018

Turkey Coup Attempt: Propaganda Beats Journalism

Few days back, Turkey witnessed an unsuccessful coup conducted by certain factions within the Turkish military. The Turkey coup d’état attempted to overthrow the Erdoğan government and install military dictatorship....

/ July 20, 2016

Ayatollah Khamenei: Insulting Aisha (RA) is Prohibited

Some days back, Shia leader Ayatollah Khamenei officially issued a fatwa, prohibiting the hurling of insults towards Hz Aisha (RA), the wife of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This fatwa comes in...

/ June 20, 2016

Muhammad Ali: An American Muslim

Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer this world has ever known, is no more. The fact that he is gone is difficult to swallow. For years, Ali was renowned as a...

/ June 6, 2016

Islamophobia And The Arabic Language

While both sane and insane voices exist in every society, it is common knowledge by now that Islamophobes are pretty loud in the West, especially in USA. The story of...

/ January 7, 2016

Remembering Dayton Accords, 1995

Back in the early 1990s, a war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Over 100,000 people lost their lives, and over two million were displaced. Rape, prison camps and genocide...

/ December 17, 2015

History of Major Religions in Under 3 Minutes

I came across a video, posted by Business Insider, that shows how religions spread around the world. This video, primarily an interactive map, shows the growth of major religions such...

/ December 9, 2015

Middle East: The Way Forward

Ever since World War I, if there is one region of the world that has been in constant turmoil, it is the Middle East (or West Asia, whichever way you...

/ November 11, 2015

The Legacy of Islamic Architecture in India

Islamic architecture can be seen all around the world. India is one such country where Islamic art and architecture is indeed very prominent. Often, in foreign discourses, the discussion about Islamic...

/ September 30, 2015

A Morisco’s Appeal To The Ottoman Sultan

In Europe, the late 15th and early 16 centuries were periods of great political upheaval. On one hand, the Ottoman Empire was gaining momentum and it would soon emerge as...

/ September 28, 2015

Remembering The Greatest British Muslims

Over the course of time, many Muslim reverts have done a lot to help their brethren all around the world. This documentary by BBC talks about the lives and works...

/ September 16, 2015

There Are No Atheists On A Sinking Ship

“There are no atheists on a sinking ship” — this is an old and well-known saying. It is natural for a troubled human being to call out to Allah, and...

/ August 22, 2015