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Famous movies and stories that were inspired by Islamic concepts and /or Muslim characters

Media is a very powerful tool and can influence people’s thoughts. While people enjoy watching movies or reading stories, people do not always realise that many of the very popular stories were influenced by Islamic concepts and /or real Muslim characters. While people take their influence from various sources and sometimes fictionalise certain things for… Continue reading Famous movies and stories that were inspired by Islamic concepts and /or Muslim characters

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Q33: Why is slavery permitted in Islam?

This is a very broad and detailed topic so I will mention a few things but I would advise the reader to do their own background reading for further information. Links have been provided at the end of this article. I will first take a brief look at the Islamic position and rulings regarding slavery,… Continue reading Q33: Why is slavery permitted in Islam?

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The Saudi Tourist and the Moroccan Snake Charmer

Somewhere in a large house in Central London: “Turki! TURKI!” Dr Faisal Al Ghamdi, a surgeon at Great Osmond Street Hospital called his son “Eh, what?” Turki, his 18 year old son said as he looked up from his mobile phone “DID YOU HEAR A WORD I SAID?! Give me that!” Annoyed, Faisal snatched the… Continue reading The Saudi Tourist and the Moroccan Snake Charmer