Nearly a century later, it is safe to say that the Caliphate
is not yet dead.
This book contains an intriguing historical account that traces the lineage of the powerful concept of the caliphate
from its inception to its modern manifestations.
“A range of social and political factors drive the contemporary jihadists and Caliphate
groups,” Associate Professor Rane says.
DUBAI: As fasting for Ramadan began, a Sunni terrorist group popularly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria proclaimed a caliphate
, or religious-political dominion.
On the 90th anniversary of the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the vast Islamic Caliphate
regime which fell in 1921 after WWI, thousands of members of the Radical Islamist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir rallied on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
30.The aACAyAbbasid Caliphate
in Equilibrium: The Caliphates
of Musa al-Hadi and Harun al-Rashid A.D.
Based on his reading of there varied sources, Wasserstein persuasively argues against the accepted view that the deposition of Caliph Hisham III by Cordoban dissidents in 1031 signalled not only the end of his personal rule and the collapse of Umayyad family power, but also the disappearance of the caliphal institution itself Instead, a critical assessment of the ideas about the caliphate
held by those who exercised power following the events of 1031--the Hammudid dynasty and the smaller taifa rulers--reveals that the institution endured until the Almoravids invaded Iberia more than fifty years later.
In response to what they perceived as the Obasanjo "menace", the Caliphate
emirs met on March 28, 2005 in Kaduna under the auspices of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), of which the Sultan of Sokoto is the traditional Chairman.
Equally contentious, Al Raziq affirmed that the formation of the Caliphate
was based on nothing more than political necessity and not, as Ibn Khaldun advanced in his Muqadimah, on Ijma (consensus).
Before Jonathan became president, the Caliphate
used the Nigerian armed forces to destroy communities in the Niger Delta, as in the 1999 sacking of Odi by the Caliphate-loyalist Obasanjo Government.
2 tow, Hamadi Jebali, telling supporters: "We are in the sixth caliphate
, God willing."
Tunisia's secularists said their fears about an Islamist takeover were being realized on Tuesday after Jbeili, whose moderate Islamist party won last month's election, invoked the revival of a caliphate
, or Islamic state.