Along with the first university, and even the toothbrush, there are many surprising Muslim inventions that have shaped the world in which we live today. The origins of these fundamental ideas and objects are the focus of “1001 Inventions”, a book celebrating the forgotten history of 1,000 years of Muslim heritage. From this book, I have summed up ten outstanding Muslim inventions which we still use today.
Oppressed Syrian refugees in Lebanon
An international watchdog has renewed its calls for an independent and transparent investigation into the recent deaths of at least four Syrians in Lebanese army custody, as well as allegations of torture and ill-treatment of the detained. Continue reading A group of Lebanese men attacked and humiliated this Syrian refugee in the street (shocking video)
On the day after her high school graduation party, Henriette Karra, 17, confided in a relative her plans to become a Muslim for her boyfriend. Continue reading An Israeli Christian killed his daughter because she loved a Muslim
An Arab UNESCO envoy has apologised to his Israeli counterpart Carmel Shama-Hacohen for being unable to vote against a Palestinian motion in favour of Hebron’s Old City becoming a Palestinian World Heritage Site, Israeli news website Ynet News revealed yesterday.
Activists on social media have called on the UAE free Ghanem Abdullah Mattar who has been arrested for sympathising with Qatar. Continue reading UAE arrested its own citizen for supporting Qatar online #Qatargate
Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel, whose billionaire family is believed to be one of the wealthiest in the world, has emerged as Riri’s latest love interest.
While the media attention has been focused on the death of one US serviceman who was killed during a raid in Yemen, one of the most tragic casualties of the assault ordered by President Donald Trump was an eight-year-old girl.
The raid took place over the weekend, as US forces attempted a “site exploitation” attack that attempted to gather intelligence on Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the extremist group behind several high-profile terror attacks, including the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris in two years ago.
Though the United States hailed the operation as a success, reports from Yemen would seem to indicate that the price paid by Yemeni civilians and non-combatants was extraordinarily high. Continue reading ‘Don’t cry mama, I’m fine’- dying last words of an 8 years old Yemeni little girl as she was being shot and killed by US soldiers