Timeline of 21st-century Muslim history

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Timeline of Islamic history: 6th | 7th | 8th | 9th | 10th | 11th | 12th | 13th | 14th | 15th | 16th | 17th | 18th | 19th | 20th | 21st century

21st century (2001–2100) (1421 AH–1527 AH)[edit]

2001[edit]

2002[edit]

  • General elections in Pakistan are held after the 1999 military takeover. PML (Q) led by Mian Muhammad Azhar, a pro-military party, gains majority throughout Pakistan. Mir Zafrullah Khan Jamali became the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
  • The riots between Hindus and Muslims in Gujarat, India. More than 5000 reported killed, most of them Muslims.
  • A terrorist group linked to Al-Qaeda kills more than 200 people in the 2002 Bali bombings.[1]
  • Chechen rebels take 800 hostages in the Moscow theater hostage crisis.[1]

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

  • On October 8 an earthquake in Pakistan kills thousands and leaves families homeless in Khyber-Pakhunkha/Hazara region. Multi story apartment building in Islamabad also collapsed.

2009[edit]

  • President Barack Obama delivers an address at Cairo University promising "A New Beginning" in US-Muslim relations.

2010[edit]

  • Last US combat troops leave Iraq.

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

  • June 2013 Egyptian protests, a mass public demonstration against the administration of Mohamed Morsi, followed by a military coup d'état in which Morsi was deposed and arrested. After leading protests against the coup, the Muslim Brotherhood is officially banned by the end of the year.

2014[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Islam in the World by Malise Ruthven (Gantra Publications, 2006) ISBN 1-86207-906-4. Page 474
  2. ^ "Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad" Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  3. ^ Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V: About His Holiness” Retrieved July 29, 2015.