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The West Owes a Debt to Islam: Interview with Prof Glen Cooper
byuradio.org Episode: Top Of Mind With Julie Rose - Radio Interview (Podcast) with Prof Glen Cooper Transcript: The West Owes a Debt to Islam.  Professor Glen Cooper discusses the...
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Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr
Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.
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OBITUARY: Ahmed Zewail 1946-2016
A personal encounter. A candle extinguished, but his light will continue to shine: AHMED ZEWAIL 26/02/1946, Egypt - 02/08/2016, USA
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Malika II: Radiyya bint Iltutmish
Popularly referred to as Razia Sultana, this is the story of Radiyya bint Iltutmish written by Tom Verde. Born in 1205, Budaun, Radiyya bint Iltutmish, also known as Raziya al-Din...
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Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Takruri Al-Massufi al-Timbukti, otherwise commonly known as Ahmad Baba for short, was a well-known teacher, professor, philosopher, Arabic grammarian and an author of...
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Ibn Jubair: Capturing the Decline of Islamic Power
Ibn Jubair is widely recognised as one of the greatest travellers and geographers of Muslim history. From...
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West African Mosque Architecture - A Brief Introduction
Mosques built in parts of the Muslim world where Arabs migrated or took control of through wars developed a...
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Introduction of Smallpox Vaccination to England
This short article describes Lady Montagu's efforts in introducing a technique of vaccinating against...
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A Treasure House on the Hudson
Olana is a remarkable galley of exquisite works of art collected by Fredric Edwin Church during his travels...
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Islamic Science, the Scholar and Ethics
The ethics or philosophy of science has in more recent times become an increasingly important subject. This...
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Muslim Contribution to Spanish Agriculture
This article describes some of the numerous Muslim contributions to the development of Spanish agriculture,...
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