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Chetham’s Library – The Oldest Public Library in the UK

Chethams Public Library located in Manchester city centre was founded in 1653 to facilitate the non-existent places for independent study. All thanks to Humphrey Chetham (d. 1653), the newly established library back then was converted from a Collegiate Church to a public library. The church itself was established in 1421 which means that Chethams Public […]

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Nine Must-See Sites in Istanbul

A mystifying and historic city full of attractions for the most curious of visitors, Istanbul stands with pride stranded between two continents. Being one of the most visited countries in the world, visitors usually have a lot of questions about what to see and do here. If you’re looking for some inspiration, read on to […]

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The Importance of Laylatul Qadr

While remembering and praising Allah can be done at all times, there are certain times and places which hold more significance than others. These are times and places which have been made special by Allah swt and are a way of allowing us to reap a great number of rewards in a small amount of […]

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Five of The Oldest Inhabited Cities In The World

Humans have come together for millennia to seek protection, food, water and relationships and they have done this brilliantly by forming cities. Today many of these cities have been left abandoned. However, that’s not the case with all of them. The ones that continue to fascinate many people worldwide are the ones still inhabited today. […]

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What to do on Laylatul Qadr

There is no sole specified act which has been prescribed for this night, except that there is a specific invocation to recite on Laylat al-qadr. Seeking forgiveness on this night is the one thing that has been stressed dearly by the Prophet PBUH. After Aisha RA enquired as to what Du’a should be recited if […]

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The History of Islam in Ukraine

While Ukraine may not be associated with Muslims and Islam, research tells us that the history of Islam in the region stretches back to the seventh century. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH, Muslims reportedly made their way to the Crimean Peninsula to spread the message of Islam – a phenomenon that was […]

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