Discovering Islam in New York City: a tour of its Muslim History — By Nadia Hasham | New York Muslims make up 10 percent of the medical field, own 96,000 small businesses, and over 300 registered mosques

Muslims have been a part of New York City, even before New York was a city. Records show that Muslims arrived in the area as part of the Dutch settlement, New Amsterdam, since the 1600s. Today, there are now over 300 registered mosques in the City. This is how the Muslim Tour of Harlem, a…

Ibn Battuta: the Man Who Walked Across the World and covered 75,000 miles, 40 countries and three continents in a 30-year | Watch Three Part video

Series of documentary travelogues following in the footsteps of 14th Century Moroccan scholar Ibn Battuta, who covered 75,000 miles, 40 countries and three continents in a 30-year odyssey. Ibn Battuta: the Man Who Walked Across the World – 1/3 Wanderlust Ibn Battuta: the Man Who Walked Across the World – 2/3 Magicians and Mystics Ibn…

Averroes’ Enlightenment legacy: ‘An intellectual earthquake’ — By Koert Debeuf on Qantara de |Greek philosophers and scientists came to Europe due to Arabic says the Writer | Listen to BBC discussion

Koert Debeuf, director of The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy posits that it is high time the West revised the exclusionary narrative of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment and restored the historical truth to its rightful place What is the Muslim philosopher Averroes doing in the famous ″School of Athens″ fresco by the Italian…

Rise of Glass Industry in Golden Age of Muslim Civilisatoon — 1001 Inventions com

1.1 Stained glass windows of Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran – 1001inventions.com/nasiralmulkmosque From Ibn Al-Haytam’s optical lenses and Ibn Hayyan’s chemistry flasks to a mosque lamp of Amir Qawsun, Muslim Civilisation played a major role in inspiring the growth of glass industry from the 8th century onwards. Mosques, houses and cities were transformed into…