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.
Somalia And Islam
Mohammed Artan joins us to talk about the history of Islam in Somalia.
Mohammed Artan was born in Somalia, raised in the Netherlands, and currently lives in England. He is the director and founder of Looh Press, a publishing company specializing in Islamic, African, and Somali studies resources.
6-14: Final Analysis
Final words and analysis regarding the current situation in the Middle East.
6-13: Palestine And Iraq Part II
The Arab Spring brings even more turmoil to the Middle East while Hamas and Fatah battle for control of Palestine. And in Iraq, the Insurgency morphs into a new threat called DAESH.
6-12: Intifada And Insurgency
Things get worse in both Iraq and Palestine. The Second Intifada leads to more deaths on both sides. Meanwhile, the insurgency in Iraq is in full force.
6-11: Palestine And Iraq Part I
The Middle East peace process begins to fracture as Israel adopts a harder stance. Things get worse for the Palestinians after the 9-11 attacks. And then the US launches another war against Iraq.
6-10: The 80's And 90's
The Eighties are full of turmoil with a civil war in Lebanon, a war between Iran and Iraq, and the First Intifada.
But the world is hopeful for peace between Palestine and Israel.