Islamic Conquest

July 7 marks the establishment of Egypt’s Alexandria

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:12 GMT

Alexander the Great and his successors made Alexandria the capital of Egypt until the Islamic conquest of Egypt at the hands of Amr ibn al-Aas in the year 641.

Jerusalem and Umar Ibn al-Khattab

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 - 09:09 GMT

Jerusalem is a city holy to the three largest monotheistic faiths – Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Because of its history that spans thousands of years.