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Abu Ibrahim Ismail is an Islamic history nerd who goes deep into some of history's most entertaining and amazing stories as it relates to Islam and Muslims.

Abu Ibrahim Ismail is an Islamic history nerd who goes deep into some of history's most entertaining and amazing stories as it relates to Islam and Muslims.
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Abu Ibrahim Ismail is an Islamic history nerd who goes deep into some of history's most entertaining and amazing stories as it relates to Islam and Muslims.

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English


Episodes

Pakistan And Partition Part II

8/19/2019
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We'll continue the journey of Partition as the Indian subcontinent becomes two new nations. The All-India Muslim League is in a desperate struggle for relevancy. They have to prove to Britain, the Indian National Congress, and India's Muslim, that they are a political force. You can support the Islamic History Podcast by doing one (or more) of the following: Give a monthly pledge on Patreon Subscribe on iTunes Share with your friends and family

Duration:00:36:09

Pakistan And Partition Part 1

7/22/2019
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This episode explores how Islam came to Pakistan. Then we'll take a look at the British government that ruled the Indian subcontinent for over a hundred years. Finally, we'll look at the political developments as Indian Muslims and Hindus try to gain an upper hand in the fight for independence. You can support the Islamic History Podcast by doing one (or more) of the following:

Duration:00:37:32

Fall Of The Ottomans 12

7/2/2019
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To deal with the growing importance of affairs in the Middle East, the British create a new department called the Arab Bureau.

Duration:00:45:44

Fall Of The Ottomans 11

6/24/2019
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The British landing at Gallipoli goes from bad to worse. The Ottomans are showing the British it will not be so easy to conquer their territory. Meanwhile, back in London, the British politicians are looking for a scapegoat. Show notes: IslamicHistoryPodcast.com/Ottoman11

Duration:00:44:00

Assassins - Saladin - Mongols

6/17/2019
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The story of the interaction between the Ismaili Assassins, Salahuddeen al-Ayubi, and the Mongols.

Duration:00:32:05

Fall Of The Ottomans 10

5/27/2019
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The British are confident and optimistic about their upcoming battle in the Dardanelles. But they don't know the Ottomans have not done fighting.

Duration:00:37:07

A Conversation About Pakistan

5/20/2019
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We're trying something new today. I sit down with my teenage daughter Balquis and talk about a lot of random things. But we do eventually get around to talking about Pakistan. You can support the Islamic History Podcast by becoming a sponsor at Patreon.com/IslamicHistory.

Duration:01:00:21

Fall Of The Ottomans Part 9

5/13/2019
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With Britain advancing on the Dardanelles, Russia is concerned they'll lose their claim to Istanbul. Meanwhile, a young British politician named Mark Sykes is busy drawing up new borders for a future Middle East. Of course, this future is based on Britain's interests.

Duration:00:34:40

The Three A's Of Pakistan

5/6/2019
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The Islamic Republic of Pakistan was born on August 14, 1947, with the partition of British India. This partition divided the former British colony into two nations, India and Pakistan. There is a saying in Pakistan that the country is run by the Three A’s: Allah, the army and America. In this episode, we will explore the role each of these factors have had in the development and history of Pakistan. Show notes available at IslamicHistoryPodcast.com/Pakistan. Support the Islamic History...

Duration:01:12:53

The Shah And The Ayatollah Part II

1/7/2019
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The Shah of Iran is unknowingly planting the seeds of rebellion. His secret police stifle political dissent. He's dismissive of the religious community. He ignorant the effects of his economic policies. Meanwhile, Ayatollah Khomeini is in exile but slowly building his base and sharpening his message. Despite his advanced age, he's confident the people of Iran want more than the Shah's empty materialism. After the show is over, be sure to visit the Show Notes page. The Show Notes are...

Duration:01:04:20

The Shah And The Ayatollah Part I

12/26/2018
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Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi became the Shah of Iran at twenty-two years of age. He would go from a powerless figurehead to one of the most powerful monarchs in the region. However, the Shah was brought down by an obscure Shiite scholar name Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. In this episode, we'll start to discover the history behind the 1979 Iranian Revolution. After the show is over, be sure to visit the Show Notes page. The Show Notes are available...

Duration:01:04:50

Burma And The Rohingya

10/15/2018
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The Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (formerly Burma) are one of the most persecuted people's on the globe. They are not wanted in Burma nor in any other country. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya live as refugees in Bangladesh and other countries. After the show is over, be sure to visit the Show Notes page. The Show Notes are available at: IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Burma Here's some of what you'll find: You can support the Islamic History Podcast by doing one (or more) of the...

Duration:00:58:38

The Songhai Empire: Sunni Ali And Askia Muhammad

9/4/2018
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This is the third and final episode on the series about Islam in West Africa. As the Mali Empire declines, another is on the rise. In the forgotten city of Gao, the Sunni Dynasty emerges to make the Songhay Empire the dominant force in West Africa. This is done by two very different men. Sunni Ali is a brutal conqueror who strikes fear in the people he conquers. The other is Askia Muhammad, a former slave who rises to become the hope of the Songhay Empire. After the show is over, be sure...

Duration:00:54:58

The Mali Empire: Sundiata And Mansa Musa

7/9/2018
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This is the second episode in our series on Islam in West Africa. In this episode, we're going to explore the origins of the Empire of Mali. We'll also take a look at two of its most popular rulers: Sundiata and Mansa Musa. Sundiata is mostly known through the Epic of Sundiata. While Mansa Musa is mostly known because of his famous Hajj pilgrimage. After the show is over, be sure to visit the Show Notes page. The Show Notes are available at IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Mali Here's some...

Duration:01:27:47

Gao And Ghana

4/30/2018
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The first in a series to look at the empires of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. In this episode, we will introduce the series and take an in-depth look at the city-state of Gao and the rise and fall of the Ghana Empire. We'll also discuss one of the more complicated and difficult topics in Islam: African Slavery. After the show is over, be sure to visit the Show Notes page. The Show Notes are available at IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Ghana Here's some of what you'll find: You can support the...

Duration:00:44:49

Yemen And The Houthis Part II

2/19/2018
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With Sana'a under Houthi control, the beleaguered Yemeni government calls out for help. They request military intervention from the GCC nations. Saudi Arabia leads a charge to remove the Houthis from the capital and restore President Hadi to power. But the Houthis have not gotten this far by accident. They are on a mission, and they are determined to see it through. In this episode, we'll see the repercussions of the Saudi-led air campaign against the Houthis. We'll get a peek at the...

Duration:00:59:19

Yemen And The Houthis Part I

1/2/2018
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In September 2014, the Houthis captured the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. A few months later, Saudi Arabia launched a campaign to remove the Houthis and reinstall President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi to power. The Saudi-led coalition has pummeled Yemen with airstrikes, leading to thousands of deaths. Many people blame Saudi Arabia for the high death toll in Yemen, but what role did the Houthis play? Who are the Houthis in the first place? And how did they rise to power in Yemen? This episode...

Duration:00:50:06

The Slander Against Aisha

10/23/2017
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Aisha, the Prophet's wife, is the victim of salacious gossip and rumors. With no one else to help her, she realizes she can only rely on Allah. Meanwhile, Prophet Muhammad must work hard to keep his small community together. Even though the leader of the hypocrites, Abdullah ibn Ubayy, will do everything to make him fail. After the show is over, be sure to visit the Show Notes page. The Show Notes are available at: IslamicLearningMaterials.com/Ifk Here's some of what you'll find: You...

Duration:00:48:48

Anglo-Afghan War Part 3

9/20/2017
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The British have to flee Afghanistan under terrible conditions. They must trek through harsh winter mountains while dodging angry Afghans from all sides.

Duration:00:55:49

Anglo-Afghan War Part 2

9/19/2017
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Tensions rise as the British find themselves isolated in Afghanistan and despised by the locals.

Duration:00:58:46