Britain’s First Muslim Lord in 1869

The first Muslim member of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom was Lord Henry Stanley, a British convert to Islam, in 1869. Henry Edward John Stanley, 3rd Baron Stanley of Alderley and 2nd Baron Eddisbury (11 July 1827 – 11 December 1903), was a historian who translated The first voyage around the world by … Read more

The Abrahamic Cousins: Judaism, Christianity and Islam

These three faiths have more in common than meets the eye, writes Alayna Ahmad. The three largest monotheistic faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – are undoubtedly related. All claim their descent from the patriarch Ibrahim, who is referred to as khaliilaan (An-Nisa’ 4:125), from which comes his title of Khalilullah, or ‘friend of Allah’. The … Read more

Extremely rare photos of Muslims in history

From George Lincoln Rockwell attending a Nation of Islam summit in 1961 to Bosnian Muslims having a prayer in 1943, these are extremely rare photos of Muslims in history you don’t really want to miss. Rare photos from the Ottoman Empire These rare pictures give an insight into life in Ottoman Istanbul more than a … Read more