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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. […]

THE EMPIRES AND DYNASTIES

THE UMAYYAD CALIPHATE (Syria) – CE661-750 Muawaiyah bin Abu Sufiyan founded the Umayyad caliphate in CE661 after the short-lived Caliphate of Hasan, the Prophet’s grandson. He was the governor of Syria under the third Caliph Othman. The Umayyads ruled for 92 years from their capital Damascus until the reign of Marwan bin Muhammad in CE750. […]

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