The Muslim world has a rich history of architectural marvels, with breathtaking structures that have stood the test of time. From mosques to palaces, tombs to mausoleums, the architecture of the Muslim world is a testament to the skill, creativity, and ingenuity of the builders and designers who constructed them. Many of these remarkable structures … More Remarkable Architecture in the Muslim World
‘He stares out at the run of the land searching for signs of smoke to tell us where the airstrike hit and therefore the direction we will be heading. Distance is hard to gauge here.’ – Azam Ahmed, The Ferryman In the short story, The Ferrymen, (2016) Azam Ahmed introduces the reader to Malik an … More Review: The Ferryman by Azam Ahmed
This rectangular walled city dates to back the 16th Century, one of the oldest and most impressive examples of vertical urban planning. Found on the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, this town with sun-dried mud brick tower houses, some reaching eight storeys high, has its history entwined with travelling caravans seeking frankincense and … More Walled City of Shibam, Yemen.