Islamic Dynasties of the Arab East

State and Civilization During the Later Medieval Times

This volume contains indepth, comprehensive studies on five such islamic dynasties of great historical importance, namely the Fatimids, the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, the Rasulids and the Zaydis. It is ho

Superstition as Ideology in Iranian Politics

From Majlesi to Ahmadinejad

A superstitious reading of the world based on religion may be harmless at a private level, yet employed as a political tool it can have more sinister implications. As this fascinating book by Ali Rahn

Information Sources on Islamic Banking and Economics


Islamic banking and economics (IBE) is a fast-growing subject of vital interest in both East and West as Muslims change their attitudes towards investments and find ways to invest their funds accordin

Contemporary Iran

Economy, Society, Politics

Iran's geographical location, its oil, its nuclear program, its volatile political landscape, its espousal of militant Islam, all combine to make it a key player in some of the most crucial issues of

Ifta' and Fatwa in the Muslim World and the West

During the formative classical period of Islamic jurisprudence, wellknown scholars possessed not only the intellectual skills required for analytic reasoning, but also a broad general knowledge of the

A Divine Prespective on Rights (Risalat al-Huquq)

This book is one of the many Islamic publications distributed by Ahlulbayt Organization throughout the world in different languages with the aim of conveying the message of Islam to the people of the

Darfur's Political Economy

A Quest for Development

Darfur is a vast region endowed with limited and unexplored natural resources, poor infrastructure, and lack of major development projects, and identifying its economic and human development needs bri

Sufism and Inter-Religious Understanding

Sufism is a very effective means of promoting love & peace . This Volume is collected papers red in one such seminar held in Mumbai some time ago . The papers show that sufis believe in universal love

Holy Quran

The Holy Qur'an EBook version English Translation and Commentary - Detailed commentary with extensive references to standard authorities, both classical and modern - Comprehensive introduction deals w

Role of higher civil servants in Pakistan

Malik Barkat Ali

His Life and Writings

Society, Politics and Economics in Mazandaran, Iran 1848-1914

This book is the first major study of provincial history in the Qajar period. Drawing extensively on unpublished Iranian and British documents, it explores the history of Mazandaran, a province in the