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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

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

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