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Islamic History
Banu Musa
How the Banu Musa Brothers From Ninth Century Baghdad Laid …

Don’t you hate it when you’re less than halfway through the month and you’ve already spent all …

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Playing Cards
Play Your Cards Right (A Brief History of Playing Cards)

Everyone who’s ever handled a deck of cards has a story to tell. We’re going to bet that …

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Miswak
Teeth Cleaning Miswak has Gone Mainstream Thanks to This Bizarre Advert

Featured image credit: Yoni via Facebook The other day, a new age-looking Czech company called Yoni dropped an ad on …

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coins
Offa, King of Mercia, and the UK’s Islamic Coins

Above: The gold Dinar of Offa. Let’s get a few things straight before launching into this blog on coins. …

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Mosque
Abdullah Quilliam and The Story of Britain’s Oldest Mosque

The present exterior of 8 Brougham Terrace. Credit: Abdullah Quilliam Foundation. Liverpool is a British city with a history like few …

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calligraphy
Calligraphy and Islam - A Beautiful Relationship

Above: A Seventh-century Qu’ran manuscript held by the University of Birmingham, dated among the oldest in the world (credit: …

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health
Islamic Medicine: Saving Lives Since the Eighth Century

European depiction of the Iranian doctor Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (credit: Wikimedia Commons) It was World Health Day on 7 April, …

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queen elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth I and Islam - A History You’ve …

World trade. Globalisation. Free markets. These are probably terms you associate with this day and age, especially as they’re …

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Women
Five Extraordinary Women Who Helped Shape Islamic History

In the days surrounding International Women’s Day, which took place earlier this month, we wrote about several modern day …

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Doodle
Who is Halet Çambel, the Female Muslim Fencer Honoured by …

Earlier this month, everyone’s favourite internet sketchpad, Google Doodle, honoured the late humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, who founded the …

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Edhi
Meet The Unsung Muslim Hero Google Honoured Last Week!

The super savvy internet surfers here at UmmahSonic Towers love it when Google honours people on its search homepage. Almost …

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Liberty
Amazing Things You Didn’t Know: New York’s Statue …

She’s one of the world’s most famous women and stands proudly at an entrance which has greeted immigrants …

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Muslim Pioneers
Muslim Pioneers You Should Be Learning About in School – Al …

Here at Ummahsonic Towers, we’ve been looking back into the archives of history to find people from the past …

Islamic History
Muslim Pioneers
Muslim Pioneers You Should Be Learning About in School – Al …

Here at Ummahsonic Towers, we’re delving into the past to pick out forgotten Muslim pioneers from a bygone era …

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4 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Being British
4 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Being British

So the world sees British people as having bad teeth, a complete lack of rhythm and a strange obsession with …

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Language
When the Arabic Language Gave You Līmūn, English Made LEMONade.

There’s no doubt that English is a world language. It’s the second most widely-spoken language in the world (…

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Muslims
When Muslims, Jews and Christians Built a Great Civilisation

If you go to the southern Spanish city of Cordoba, there are a pair of golden doors that shine at …

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Remembrance
Remembering Muslims this Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day, or ‘Armistice Day’. Across Britain, a two-minute silence will be held at 11 a.m. on the 11…