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A dream travel destination for centuries

By Rashid Hassan / 25 Sep 2014

The incredible land of Saudi Arabia has been a dream travel destination for centuries and millions of people visit the Kingdom each year from around the world to see this wonderful land.

 

'Viva Palestine' film festival in Malaysia

Source : WorldBulletin / 24 Sep 2014 

One of the important features of the Palestinian cause has always been art and cinema in which their sufferings and struggle for freedom and justice are portrayed

The third film festival held in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, shares the same aim of deploying Palestinians’ message to people all around the world. Four Palestinian female artists who attended the festival with their works are working on creating awareness on the fight for peace, justice and independence taking place in their homeland.

 

"Partnership in Haj Operations" exhibition opened in Madinah

Source : Arab news / 18 Sep 2014

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, chairman of the Madinah Haj Committee, opened the Bunyan 7 Exhibition entitled "Partnership in Haj Operations" south of the Prophet's Mosque on Wednesday, to highlight the quality services available for pilgrims this year.

President of Taiba University Adnan Al-Mazroue and other top officials were also present. The exhibition includes more than 40 government, private, charity and voluntary agencies.

 

North America´s first Islamic art museum to open in Toronto

Source : AFP / 12 Sep 2014

A shiny new Islamic art museum and cultural center will open in Toronto next week, becoming the first of its kind in North America.

Bankrolled by Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, the facility will feature more than 1,000 artifacts -- including rare scriptures of the Quran from the 7th and 8th centuries.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Holy Qurans exhibition opens in Istanbul

Source : Kuzey news agency / 09 Jul 2014

Hand-written Qurans along with the ones written in several languages are exhibited in Istanbul during holy month of Ramadan, the month when the Quran was first to be revealed by Allah.

 

Siqaya service back in Holy Mosques to revive tradition

Source : Arab news / 02 Jul 2014

A Saudi charity organization aims to revive the Siqaya service, an old tradition that has become obsolete by time where pilgrims, guests and visitors of the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah were offered water during the holy month of Ramadan as a gesture of good will by the natives.

 
 

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