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What If the Arabian Empire Reunited Today?

This video was produced by RealLifeLore. The Arabian Empire once extended from the Atlantic Ocean to the border of India. It was the largest empire that the world had ever seen up to that point, so what would things look like if this empire was suddenly re-created today? Watch this video and satisfy your curiosity!

Imam Ghazali’s Movement for the Unification of the Ummah & Caliphate – A reply to ‘Mufti Abu Layth’ and secularists

BY ABDULLAH AL ANDALUSI This article has been reproduced from abdullahalandalusi.com I recently addressed a particular detractor of the Islamic obligation for Muslims to be politically united under a Caliphate. ‘Mufti Abu Layth’ [or ‘MAL’ for brevity] preaches that belief in the Caliphate is a ‘cancerous ideology’, an ‘erroneous view’, and is even a form of ‘hate speech’. As part of a supposed “#CallEmOut” and “#ReclaimIslam” campaign, he urged his readers to, in effect, witch-hunt anyone who professes this belief.

Al-Jazeera: The myth of a Sunni-Shia War

What is driving the current violence and chaos in the Middle East? Many say it is the “age-old” sectarian conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims, but a look at the facts shows something different. In this week’s Reality Check, Mehdi Hasan highlights the myth of the so-called Sunni-Shia war.

The Caliph Documentary on Al-Jazeera

In June 2014, an armed group calling itself the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (known as ISIL or ISIS) declared the establishment of a caliphate and proclaimed its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a caliph. This proclamation was rejected by the overwhelming majority of the world’s Muslims.

TIME Archive: News of the last Caliphate

Photograph of the last Caliph – Abdul-Mejid II As the anniversary of the destruction of the Caliphate approaches, Muslims must never forget this dark day in history that led to the removal of Islam and sharia from authority and ruling. Monday 3rd March 1924 was the official date of the Caliphate’s abolishment according to the western Gregorian calendar.