Islamic Institutions

Hospitals and Health Care in Medieval Islam

Special to The Muslim Times.    By Zakaria Virk, Toronto, Ontario   Hospitals and Health Care in Medieval Islam Medieval Muslims adopted every institution of public service they found in the ountries they conquered (Syria, Iraq, Iran, and Byzantium) during the medieval times. In Iran they found houses for the sick called […]

Al-Azhar University

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Al-Azhar” redirects here. For other uses, see Al-Azhar (disambiguation). Al-Azhar University جامعة الأزهر (الشريف) Jāmiʻat al-Azhar (al-Sharīf) Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo Egypt Type Public Established 970~972 – madrasa 1961 – university status Religious affiliation Sunni Islam President Usama al-Abd Location Cairo, Egypt 30°02′45″N31°15′45″ECoordinates: 30°02′45″N 31°15′45″E […]