Islam in Africa
Africa was the first continent, outside of Arabia that Islam spread into in the early 7th century. Almost one-third of the world's Muslim population resides in this continent. Muslims crossed current ...
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Spread of Islam
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Muslim conquest of North Africa
The Muslim conquest of North Africa continued the century of rapid Arab Muslim military expansion following the death of Muhammad in 632 AD. By 642, the Arabs controlled Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria, ...
Shirazi era
The "Arab Shirazi era" refers to a period in the history of Southeast Africa (and especially Tanzania), between the 13th century and 15th century, when Persian city-states were founded on the eastern ...
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Spread of Islam
The expansion of the Arab Empire in the years following Muhammad's death led to the creation of caliphates, occupying a vast geographical area and conversion to Islam was boosted by missionary activit...
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Migration to Abyssinia
The Migration to Abyssinia (Arabic: الهجرة إلى الحبشة‎ al-hijraʾilā al-hābsḥa) or the First Hijrah (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎ hijrah, or hijrat) was an episode in in the early history of Is...
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Ansar al-Sharia (Mauritania)
Ansar Al-Sharia fi Bilad Sinqit, better known as Ansar al-Sharia in Mauritania (English: Partisans of Islamic Law) is a radical Islamist group that operates in Mauritania.
The Mauritanian Ansar al...
Muhammad al-Jazuli
Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli al-Simlali(ar:محمد إبن سليمان لجزولي السّملالي الحسني ) (died 1465), often known as "Imam al-Jazuli", was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Berber tribe of the Jazulah. He ...
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Islam in Côte d'Ivoire
Muslims make up about 38.6% of the population of Ivory Coast.In Ivory Coast, Muslims pray, fast, and give alms as required by tenets of Islam, and many perform the hajj being made compulsory. Most Ivo...
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Islam in Sudan
Islam is the largest religion in Sudan, and Muslims have dominated national government institutions since independence in 1956. According to UNDP Sudan, the Muslim population is 97%, including numerou...
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Islam in Western Sahara
According to the CIA World Factbook, Muslims make up nearly 100% of the population of the Western Sahara.
Islam in Libya
Most Libyans adhere to the Sunni branch of Islam, which provides both a spiritual guide for individuals and a keystone for government policy. Its tenets stress a unity of religion and state rather tha...
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Islamization of the Sudan region
The Islamization of the Sudan region (Sahel) encompasses a prolonged period of military conquest and religious conversion spanning the 8th to 16th centuries. The aftermath of religious incursion and s...
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Religion in Eritrea
Religion in Eritrea mainly consists of Abrahamic faiths. Since May 2002, the Eritrean government has officially recognized the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, the Eritrean Catholic Church, Evangeli...
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Munshi
Munshi (Urdu:مُنشی; Hindi: मुंशी ) is a Persian word originally the name of a contractor, writer or secretary, later used in Mughal Empire and British India of the native language teachers or secretar...
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Islam in Nigeria
Islam is one of the religions practiced in West Africa. Nigeria has one of the largest Muslim populations in West Africa, 50.4% of Nigeria's population. However, other sources give a little lower esti...
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Islam in Zimbabwe
The arrival of Islam in Zimbabwe dates to the fourth Hijri century when Muslims established emirates on the coast of East Africa. During that period slave merchants extended their business to the inte...
Cibyrrhaeot Theme
The Cibyrrhaeot Theme, more properly the Theme of the Cibyrrhaeots (Greek: θέμα Κιβυρραιωτῶν), was a Byzantine theme encompassing the southern coast of Asia Minor from the early 8th to the late 12...
Islam in South Sudan
Islam is a minority religion in South Sudan. Most Muslims welcomed secession in the South Sudanese independence referendum. The last census to mention the religion of southerners dates back to 1956 wh...
Hamahullah bin Muhammad bin Umar
Shaykh Shekna Ahmeda Hamahullah ben Muhammad ben Seydina Umar (born 1886) was a Sufi Muslim religious leader, born in French Soudan (modern Mali) and died in France after being arrested and sent into ...