Many winners of the Nobel Peace prize have been Muslim. To celebrate this week’s festivities, we’re looking at three Muslims who have taken home the gong.
The Banu Musa brothers, scholars from 9th century Baghdad, invented hundreds of devices, many of which set the foundations for modern mechanics.
Every corner of the globe has had an influence on the history of playing cards, from the Far East to Persian empires; from the Moors to French printmakers.
While it may be news to a certain Czech company, the Miswak has been used to clean teeth throughout the Middle East, Asia and Africa for over 7,000 years.
At 8 Brougham Terrace, an unassuming house in the Kensington area of Liverpool, a man called Abdullah Quilliam opened Britain’s first ever mosque in 1889.
Following World Health Day last week, let’s explore the pivotal role the ancient Islamic world played in the development of modern healthcare and medicine.
Inspirational women have always been a part of Islam, so now we want to go back - way back - and focus on the ladies who helped shape our history.
Halet Çambel was a Turkish fencer, archaeologist and pioneering Muslim woman who was honoured by Google Doodle during this year’s International Women’s Day.
Google honoured Abdul Sattar Edhi last week, but most people haven't heard of him. He was an amazing man who founded the world’s largest ambulance service.
So the Statue of Liberty that stands proudly at the entrance to New York City was originally designed as a Muslim Arab Woman. Who knew?
Welcome to Part Two of our Muslim Pioneers season. This time: Abū ʿUthman ʿAmr ibn Baḥr al-Kinānī al-Baṣrī – known as Al Jahiz. Find out what he did here...
Welcome to Part One of our Muslim Pioneers season. This time: Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi. Meet the man who influenced life-saving methods used today.
We take a look at the interesting things you may or may not have known about being British! We take a look at things from tea to language! Take a look...
English is a world language. Apart from Mandarin it’s the most widely spoken – it influences languages around the world and has been influenced by many
Muslims, Jews and Christians built a great civilization by working together in medieval Spain. We take a look at these interesting times in Spain.