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Islamic History Podcast

Oct 27, 2017

Aisha, the Prophet's wife, is the victim of salacious gossip and rumors. With no one else to help her, she realizes she can only rely on Allah.

Meanwhile, Prophet Muhammad must work hard to keep his small community together. Even though the leader of the hypocrites, Abdullah ibn Ubayy, will do everything to make him...

Sep 4, 2017

Instead of bringing peace, the Umayyad victory at Karbala brings even more instability to the Empire. Now the Muslims of Mecca and Medina are more determined than ever to shake off the Umayyad yoke.

In Mecca, Abdullah ibn Zubayr is quietly building his support. He refuses to openly oppose Banu Umayyah, but everyone...

Jul 31, 2017

A brief overview of the similarities and differences between Sunni and Shia.

Jul 17, 2017

Husayn and his group are trapped at Karbala. He tries to negotiate with Banu Umayyah, but it goes nowhere.

This episode explores one of the most tragic and pivotal events in Islamic history. With this episode, the political faction known as Shi'atu Ali become the Shia religious sect.

After the show is over, be sure to...

Jun 19, 2017

Husayn is unaware of the fate of his cousin, Muslim ibn Aqeel, in Kufah. The last thing Husayn knew, the Shia in Kufah were waiting for him. With this knowledge, Husayn leaves Mecca with several members of his family, including women and children.

But things are not good in Kufah. Ubaydullah, the governor of Kufah, is...