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Obituary: Professor Cesare Rossi, Naples
26 July 1955 - 10 March 2017 Naples, Italy The world has lost a rare scholar and wonderful person. Cesare Rossi was a distinguished professor of engineering and also historian of engineering. He...
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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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Kufa
Being the home of the encyclopaedic scholar Al-kindi and the great chemist Jabir Ibn Hayan, Kufa had a key...
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Ukhaidir Palace (720-800 CE)
About 100 miles south-west of Baghdad is Ukhaidar palace, one of the most preserved palaces of the Muslim...
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Imam Ahmad ibn Taimiyah
Ibn Taimiyah was a man to whom learning about Islam was in no way a mere academic exercise. It brought a...
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Bukhara
Bukhara, a city in central Asia has a history indicative of a number of eastern Islamic cities. It produced...
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Imam Ali ibn Hazm
An Andalusian scholar who studied as an independent scholar rejecting blind following of a particular school...
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Muslim Contributions to Philosophy - Ibn Sina, Farabi, Beyruni
Muslim philosophers were men of science who explored and set the very foundations of knowledge. They had...
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