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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

6-14: Final Analysis

4/14/2021
Final words and analysis regarding the current situation in the Middle East.

Duration:00:21:56

6-13: Palestine And Iraq Part II

4/7/2021
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.

Duration:00:49:36

6-12: Intifada And Insurgency

3/31/2021
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.

Duration:00:44:42

6-11: Palestine And Iraq Part I

3/24/2021
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.

Duration:00:42:15

6-10: The 80's And 90's

3/17/2021
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.

Duration:00:39:35

6-9: Crises And Conflicts

3/10/2021
After the 1948 war, the Middle East is in turmoil with constant conflict between Israel and the Arab nations. At the same time, a civil war is brewing in Lebanon.

Duration:00:43:15

6-8: Arabs And Israelis

3/3/2021
After the British mandate ends, Israel declares its independence. The Arab League declares war and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War is underway.

Duration:00:39:12

6-7: WWII And Palestine

2/24/2021
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.

Duration:00:38:20

6-6: The Saudis And Arabia

2/17/2021
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.

Duration:00:47:03

6-5: Ataturk And Turkey

2/10/2021
Mustafa Kemal leads the Turkish Nationalists against the foreign occupiers. However, the British and Greeks are determined to stop him.

Duration:00:38:58

6-4: Abdul Aziz And Arabia

2/3/2021
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.

Duration:00:39:16

6-3: Hashemites And Saudis

1/27/2021
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.

Duration:00:50:17

6-2: Syria And Turkey

1/20/2021
Prince Faisal really wants Syria but neither the French nor the British want to give it to him. Outraged by the Turkish resistance in Anatolia, Lloyd George forces the puppet Ottoman Sultan to sign the Treaty of Sevres. Looking for more content? Become a member at Islamic History Exclusive.

Duration:00:36:12

6-1: Anatolia And Iraq

1/13/2021
The British are planning to implement the Balfour Declaration while trying to get a handle on how to govern Iraq. Meanwhile, the Allies from WWI are busy occupying Anatolia. But it's not going as planned. Looking for more content? Become a member at Islamic History Exclusive.

Duration:00:40:09

6-0: 100 Years After the Ottomans

1/6/2021
Welcome to Season 6 of the Islamic History Podcast. In this season, we will discuss 100 years of Middle Eastern history after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. We will begin with the aftermath of the World War I and end with the election of Donald Trump. Looking for bonus material? Become a member at Islamic History Exclusive.

Duration:00:18:38

Bonus: Ibn Zubayr Episode 13

11/4/2020
Mukhtar ibn Ublid has captured Kufah and Mosul from Ibn Zubayr. As Iraq descends into chaos, Mukhtar exacts his revenge on those responsible for the massacre at Karbala. Visit Islamic History Exclusive to get the entire series.

Duration:00:31:56

Bonus: The Battle Of Hattin

9/28/2020
Bonus episode from our Salahuddin Al-Ayyubi series on Patreon. This episode discusses the pivotal and significant Battle of Hattin in 1187.

Duration:00:28:22

Bonus: Hassam Munir

8/10/2020
Hassam Munir calls himself the “brofessor of Islamic History”, because his goal is to bridge the gap between academia and the general public in the field of Islamic history. Born in Pakistan, he has lived in Toronto, Canada for the past 20 years. He completed a BA in History and Communication Studies from York University in 2017, and is now pursuing an MA in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern History from the University of Toronto, 2020. Hassam is also Public Relations Manager and a...

Duration:01:04:08

5-28: Final Analysis

8/3/2020
Final analysis of Season 5 and what to expect for Season 6.

Duration:00:47:36

5-27: Armistice And Partition

7/27/2020
Part 27 of a series on the partition of the Ottoman Empire mostly focusing on their role in WWI. In this episode, we discuss the end of the war, the peace treaties, and the final partitioning of the Ottoman Empire.

Duration:00:37:38