Sabra and Shatila: Israel’s forgotten genocide

Between September 16-18, 1982, Israel was responsible for one of the bloodiest and infamous massacres of unarmed Palestinians in refugee camps in Lebanon, writes journalist Robert Carter. Estimates...

Sheikh Omar al-Mukhtar: We won’t surrender, we will win or we will die

On September 16, 1931, the Italian occupation authorities in Libya executed one of the greatest Muslim resistance fighters of the 20th century - the Lion...

Malak Shalabi: I was the victim of security service entrapment against Muslims

Seattle-based law student Malak Shalabi details what she calls her traumatising experience in 2018 with a spy, U.S government surveillance and attempted entrapment. In 2018...

Pakistan at 73: Where next for the Muslim world’s only nuclear power?

As Pakistan turns 73, Jahangir Mohammed, of the Centre for Muslim Affairs, looks back at the country's history of survival against the odds, war...

EXCLUSIVE: Caliph Abdulhamid’s great-grandson on Hagia Sophia and Islamic revival

In this exclusive interview with the great-grandson of Caliph Abdülhamid II, deputy editor of 5Pillars Dilly Hussain discusses the restoration of Hagia Sophia Mosque and...

The restoration of Hagia Sophia Mosque: Symbolism, hope and Islamic revival

Deputy editor of 5Pillars, Dilly Hussain, speaks with Dr Yakoob Ahmed - a Ottoman historian at Istanbul University - about the restoration of Hagia...

Crusader carnage and the fall of Jerusalem

The bloody fall of Jerusalem to the Christian Crusaders on July 15, 1099 was one of the darkest days in Islamic history. The culmination of the...

DEBATE: Dilly Hussain vs Roshan Salih on Hagia Sophia restored as mosque

5Pillars editors Roshan Muhammed Salih and Dilly Hussain debate whether the restoration of Hagia Sophia as a mosque is Islamically justified. POSITIONS: Editor-in-chief Roshan is of...

Mimar Sinan – Islam’s greatest architect

Mimar Sinan, arguably the greatest and most influential architect of all time, died exactly 432 years ago on July 17, 1588. Born in Anatolia in...

Moazzam Begg: A plea for the release of Tauqir Tox Sharif

The Outreach Director of CAGE, Moazzam Begg, issues a plea to Hayat Tahrir al-Sham to release British aid worker Tauqir “Tox” Sharif. When Abu Hussam...
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