We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.
6-8: Arabs And Israelis
After the British mandate ends, Israel declares its independence. The Arab League declares war and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War is underway.
6-7: WWII And Palestine
A new German threat forces the world to focus on Europe. This new world war will change the fate of the Middle East, especially Palestine, forever.
6-6: The Saudis And Arabia
With Sharif Hussein losing British support, Abdul Aziz ibn Saud prepares to invade the Hijaz. This will lead to the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
6-5: Ataturk And Turkey
Mustafa Kemal leads the Turkish Nationalists against the foreign occupiers. However, the British and Greeks are determined to stop him.
6-4: Abdul Aziz And Arabia
Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, the ruler of Najd, prepares to invade the Hijaz but the British make him back down. Having defeated the Rashidis, the Hashemites are the last significant rival to Saudi dominance in Arabia.
6-3: Hashemites And Saudis
In the eighteenth century, a Muslim scholar named Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhab begins teaching his literalist interpretation of Islam in central Arabia. He teams up with a local governor named Muhammad ibn Saud to conquer Arabia.
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