Tag: Caliphate

  • Turkey – The Last Chance to Save the State of Kemal Ataturk

    Turkey – The Last Chance to Save the State of Kemal Ataturk

    By Prof. Muhammad Shamsaddin Megalommatis     When on May 27th 1960 the first coup d’ état was staged in Turkey, the President of the country Celal Bayar, the Prime Minister Adnan Menderes, several ministers, and many Democratic Party members were arrested. At the same time, the Milli Birlik Komitesi […]

  • Turkey gives Prophet Mohammad’s hairs to Chechnya

    Grozny, February 3, Interfax – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has given three hairs of Prophet Mohammad to the Chechen Republic. The hairs were taken from Istanbul to Grozny on Thursday. “The Chechen diaspora in Turkey asked Erdogan to give the holy hairs to Chechnya. We received a positive response […]

  • Revival of Muslim empire

    YUSUF KANLI Is it not a wild idea to assume that the radical Islamist fantasies of the neo-Ottomanists of the dissolution period of the Ottoman Empire or the mostly Egyptian Arab forefathers of jihadist Islam or the restoration of the Caliphate movement might have a minute chance of coming true? […]

  • Chronicling the Caliphate

    The Ottoman Empire’s greatest travel writer captured a peak moment in Islamic civilization. (Page 1 of 2) ottomon-empire-melik-OV12-vl Shane McCauley / Gallery Stock Evliya Çelebi relates a magical version of the Islamic empire. There are important reasons why we should all learn more about life during the Ottoman Empire. It […]

  • Turkey and the Restoration of the Caliphate

    Turkey, the supposed bridge between East and West, was, until recently, showcased as a model democratic and secular exception in the Muslim world. Since the days of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk — founder of the modern Turkish state in the 1920s — the Turkish military and courts were assumed to be […]