Athens’s first mosque since the 19th century is ‘a dream come true’ By Demetrios Ioannou in Athens, Greece

The mosque overcame opposition from Golden Dawn, and now Covid has closed its doors for now. But Greece’s 200,000 Muslims finally have a place of worship   Imam Sidi Mohammed Zaki crosses the light blue carpet and takes his place under the mihrab. Behind him, seven men and, in a separate room, one woman are waiting for Zaki to begin one of the first …

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BBC Documentary An Islamic History of Europe

  In this 90-minute documentary, Rageh Omaar uncovers the hidden story of Europe's Islamic past and looks back to a golden age when European civilization was enriched by Islamic learning. Rageh travels across medieval Muslim Europe to reveal the vibrant civilization that Muslims brought to the West. This evocative film brings to life a time when emirs and caliphs dominated …

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The Islamic empires that gave Europe its Renaissance Mesbah UDDIN

It is quite rare these days to hear anything good about Muslims from the Anglo-American news media. There are, however, some exceptions in the West and Dr. Richard Bulliet, Professor of History Columbia University, New York is one of them. He narrated the scenarios that elevated the Muslims as the Torch Bearers during those Dark Ages of Europe and helped …

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