Islam in Europe
Islam gained its first foothold in continental Europe in 711 with the Umayyad conquest of Hispania. They advanced into France but in 732, were defeated by the Franks at the Battle of Tours. Over the ...
Islam in Europe - Wikipedia
Islamists in Germany threaten violence if anyone insults Mohammad!
VIDEO: Islamists in Germany threaten violence if anyone insults Mohammad!
Merkel seeks to ramp up failed asylum seeker deportations
The plans include an increase in financial incentives for failed asylum seekers who voluntarily leave.
Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons. The decision comes after a Muslim co...
Muslims In France Attend Mass In Gesture Of Solidarity After Church Attack
"Being united is a response to this act of horror and barbarism," said one Muslim leader. Many Muslims across France were sending a message of unity after two extremist teens brutally killed a priest.
UK Muslim Shaker Aamer says 'Jihadis must get the hell out of Britain'
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Shaker Aamer, the Briton held at Guantanamo Bay for 14 years, pictured, said last night that Muslims who support terror attacks have no right to live in this country.
After Paris attacks, many Muslims say they feel more French than ever
In the wake of the terrorist attack in Paris, Muslims across the globe have braced for the backlash: the suspicious looks at bearded men and veiled women, the public pressures and policies that at tim...
Andalusian classical music - Binyamin Bouzaglo - Ami de mon âme
Yedid Nefesh Poème de la tradition andalouse-algérienne. celebre chant de Chabbat interpreté dans le style arabo-andalou.
Mudéjar - Espana Mudejar
Imagenes de Zaragoza y Toleod con musica atribuida a Alfonso X el Sabio (Cantigas de Santa Maria) interpretada por la Boston Camerata (Joel Cohen) y la Schol...
Al-Andalus
I made this short video to remember the great islamic civilisation in Al Andalus and in memoriam 400 years of expulsion of the Muslims of Andalusia (Los Mori...
Battle of Tours - Video
October 10, 732 AD marks the conclusion of the Battle of Tours, arguably one of the most decisive battles in all of history. A Moslem army, in a crusading se...
Al-Andalus
Al-Andalus (Arabic: الأندلس‎, trans. al-ʼAndalus; Spanish: Al-Ándalus; Portuguese: Al-Ândalus; Aragonese: Al-Andalus; Catalan: Al-Àndalus; Berber: Andalus or Wandalus), also ...
Al-Andalus - Wikipedia
Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
Reconquista - Wikipedia
Islamic invasion of Gaul
The Umayyad invasion of Gaul followed the Umayyad conquest of Hispania spearheaded by the North African commander Tariq ibn Ziyad in 711. During the 8th century, Muslim Umayyad armies conquered the re...
Islamic invasion of Gaul - Wikipedia
History of Islam in southern Italy
The history of Islam in southern Italy began with the first Muslim settlement in Sicily, at Mazara, which was occupied in 827. The subsequent rule of Sicily and Malta started in the 10th century. Isla...
History of Islam in southern Italy - Wikipedia
Ottoman wars in Europe
The Ottoman wars in Europe, known also as the Ottoman Wars or Turkish Wars for short, were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and a number of European states from the Late Medie...
Ottoman wars in Europe - Wikipedia
Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe
From the 11th to 13th centuries, medieval Europe absorbed knowledge from Islamic civilization, which was then at its cultural peak. Of particular importance was the rediscovery of the ancient classic...
Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe - Wikipedia
Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture
The term Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture, Norman-Sicilian culture or, less inclusive, Arab-Norman culture respectively Norman-Arab culture, (sometimes referred to as "Arab-Norman civilization") refers t...
Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture - Wikipedia
Islamic Civilization during the European Renaissance
There were was a certain amount of cultural contact between Europe in the Renaissance to Early Modern period and the Islamic world (at the time primarily represented by the Ottoman Empire and, geogra...
Islamic Civilization during the European Renaissance - Wikipedia
Islamic influences on Western art
Islamic influences on Western art refers to the influence of Islamic art, the artistic production in the Islamic world from the 8th to the 19th century, on Christian art. During this period, the front...
Islamic influences on Western art - Wikipedia
Andalusian classical music
Andalusian classical music (Arabic: طرب أندَلُسي‎, موسيقى الآلة trans. ṭarab andalusi or Musiqa al-Ala, Spanish: música andalusí) is a style of Arabic music found in different styles ac...
Battle of Simancas
The Battle of Simancas (also called Alhandega or al-Khandaq) was a military battle that started on July 19, 939, in the Iberian Peninsula between the troops of the king of León Ramiro II and Cordovan ...
Confraternity of Belchite
The Confraternity of Belchite was an "experimental" community of knights founded in 1122 by Alfonso the Battler, king of Aragon and Navarre, and lasting until shortly after 1136. Members could enlist ...
Confraternity of Belchite - Wikipedia
Muslims In France Attend Mass In Gesture Of Solidarity After Church Attack
"Being united is a response to this act of horror and barbarism," said one Muslim leader. Many Muslims across France were sending a message of unity after two extremist teens brutally killed a priest.
Ex-monastery of Santiago Apóstol
The Ex-monastery of Santiago Apóstol is located in the town of Cuilapan de Guerrero in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. The fortress-like complex is easily seen from the highway as one travels south from...
Ex-monastery of Santiago Apóstol - Wikipedia
Fraxinet
Fraxinet or Fraxinetum (Arabic: فرخشنيط Farakhshanīt‎ or فرخسة Farakhsha, from Latin fraxinus: "ash tree", fraxinetum: "ash forest") was the site of a 10th-century fortress established by Sa...
UK Muslim Shaker Aamer says 'Jihadis must get the hell out of Britain'
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Shaker Aamer, the Briton held at Guantanamo Bay for 14 years, pictured, said last night that Muslims who support terror attacks have no right to live in this country.
After Paris attacks, many Muslims say they feel more French than ever
In the wake of the terrorist attack in Paris, Muslims across the globe have braced for the backlash: the suspicious looks at bearded men and veiled women, the public pressures and policies that at tim...