Monthly Archives: August 2015

Zakat-ul-Fitr

Follow Question Please give me details on Zakaatul-Fitr, is it possible to give money instead of food items? Answer All perfect praise be to Allaah, ...

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What is Salah?

Follow Salah in Islam is a special prayer which is informed to the Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.) through revelation and its boundaries and form are determined. ...

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The Seljuk Turks

Follow Seljuk, also spelled Seljuq, ruling military family of the Oğuz (Ghuzz) Turkic tribes that invaded southwestern Asia in the 11th century and eventually founded ...

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The Hijra

Follow After Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) had preached publicly for more than a decade, the opposition to him reached such ...

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Ottoman Empire

Follow During the second Mongol invasion, Tamerlane had met and very nearly annihilated another rising power: the Ottomans. Under a minor chieftain named Othman, groups ...

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The Abbasid Caliphate

Follow In the Middle East, during these centuries, the ‘Abbasids, after their victory over the Umayyads, had transformed the Umayyads’ Arab empire into a multinational ...

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The Umayyad Caliphate

Follow The Umayads were the first Muslim dynasty — that is, they were the first rulers of the Islamic Empire to pass down power within ...

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Hassan al-Banna

Follow Sheikh Hassan Ahmed Abdel Rahman Muhammed al-Banna (14 October 1906 – 12 February 1949), known as Hassan al-Banna, was an Egyptian schoolteacher and imam, ...

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