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Florida Univ. Opens First Islamic Center

Source : OnIslam / 06 Sep 2014

Catering to the needs of the fast growing Muslim students, a new center for Islamic studies will be launched by the University of Florida later this month to serve as an Islamic hub in the US fourth most populous state.

 

Exhibition on 99 names of Allah opened in Kazan

Source : islam.ru / 29 Aug 2014

The exhibition of "99 names of the Almighty God" opened at the Kazan Kremlin. There are works of classical Islamic art of IX-XIX centuries.

The event organized with the assistance of the Support Fund for cultural programs named after Sh.Mardzhani, were presented 99 world masterpieces in accordance to the number of the names of God. 

 

Malaka - the jewel of Malaysia

Source : World Bulletin / 26 Aug 2014

Composed of thousands islands and a multicultural society, Malaysia is a wonderful hotspot for travelers who are seeking history, natural beauty and a mixture of different cultures.

 

Ottoman-era mosques under Islamic State threat in Syria

Source : AA / 21 Aug 2014

The self-styled Islamic State militant group in Syria changed the names of two Ottoman-era mosques and banned people from visiting the tombs inside them, a religion official said Tuesday.

 

Makkah Clock Tower to open for tourists after Haj

Source : Arab news / 18 Aug 2014

The Makkah Clock Tower, the second tallest tower in the world, is to open for tourists after Haj 2014, according to officials.

Tourists will have to buy tickets to visit the tower top.

 

1,000-year-old Islamic burial ground found in Spain

Source : The Local / 14 Aug 2014

It has only taken two weeks but already excavations at a archaeological site in the Spanish town of Alcázar de San Juan have turned up some exciting finds.

Researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha University say they have already unearthed fragments of household goods from the bronze age as well as a Roman inscription and traces of Celtiberian settlements.

 

More mosques to be built in UAE this year

Source : Gulf News / 09 Aug 2014

With at least one mosque located in every area, the UAE currently has 5,036 beautifully built mosques across its seven emirates, and is aiming to build 215 more.

Known for its traditionally built mosques and Islamic architecture, one can hear the call for prayer anywhere, as some areas have more than three mosques located along the same street.

 

Interfaith house of prayer to be built in Berlin

Source : IINA / 04 Aug 2014

An imam, a rabbi, and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin, The Associated Press reported.

 

Green Mosque in south-eastern Turkey

Source : World Bulletin / 24 Jul 2014

People around the world have heard of the spectacular Blue Mosque in Istanbul. But there is another mosque worthy of visitors' attention, for different reasons -- the ivy-covered Yesil Mosque, or Green Mosque, in Adana, in southern Turkey, along the Seyhan River, about 20 miles from the Mediterranean sea.

 

World first invisible Qur’an displayed at Tehran Qur’an exhibit

Source : Presstv / 21 Jul 2014

A copy of the Holy Qur’an written with invisible ink has been showcased at the 22nd International Holy Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran.

Inscribed by Mohsen Khanjari Anbouhi, the handwritten copy is the world’s first invisible Qur’an, which has been displayed in the Written Works Section of the exhibition.

 
 

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