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MWL, Indonesia to build largest-ever museum on Islamic history, civilization

JEDDAH: The Muslim World League (MWL) and the Indonesian Mosque Council (DMI) have joined forces to build the largest-ever museum dedicated to Islamic history and civilization. The huge center, to be established in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, is expected to attract 4 million visitors a year on completion, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday. […]

Saudi Arabia can be a world leader in Arabic, Islamic studies

Dr. Mohammed Al-Sulami Saudi universities need to actively engage in creating an open and welcoming atmosphere for foreign students and researchers. — Dr. Mohammed Al-Sulami Saudi Arabia’s soft power strategy has significant potential, particularly as the Kingdom could be a key destination for those wishing to study the Arabic language, as well as for historians, […]

Muslim teenager makes racing history at Goodwood

London, Aug 1, 2019 (AFP) -Teenager Khadijah Mellah created history on Thursday, becoming the first Muslim woman to ride in a British race. Wearing a hijab under her helmet the 18-year-old enjoyed a fairytale debut, steering Haverland to victory in the Magnolia Cup, just three months after first sitting on a racehorse. “There are no […]

Women’s Rights

At the time of its establishment, Islam constituted a truly progressive force regarding women’s rights, including ending the practice of female infanticide. Many of the rights granted to women in Islam were not granted to Western women until the late 19th and early 20th centuries. For example, only with the adoption of the Married Women’s […]

101 Noted Films

1. The Message. An epic film about the Story of the life of the Prophet of Islam, his message and challenges 2. Malcolm X. The life and times of controversial African-American civil rights leader who joined the Nation of Islam and then finally converted to Islam. 3. Syriana. A politically-charged epic about the state of […]

Women’s Rights

At the time of its establishment, Islam constituted a truly progressive force regarding women’s rights, including ending the practice of female infanticide. Many of the rights granted to women in Islam were not granted to Western women until the late 19th and early 20th centuries. For example, only with the adoption of the Married Women’s […]

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