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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.

 

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.

 

Islamic exhibition to be held in Bakhchysarai

Source : islam.ru / 19 Jun 2014

The opening ceremony of the photo exhibition "Mosques of Crimea”, dedicated to the 700th anniversary of “Uzbek” mosque" will be held  on the territory of the Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Reserve at the building of “Zyndzhirly” madrassas.

 

"Muslim World" exhibition held in Chelyabinsk

Source : islam.ru / 09 Jun 2014

An exhibition “Muslim World”, lasted  for  4 days which was held at the Sports Complex “Youth”, completed in Chelaybinsk.

Various artefacts and types of products including national Bashkir honey, national dishes, halal meat, sweets, souvenirs and books were displayed to visitors. As a part of the exhibition a contest was held for the best cook and fashion show of Islamic clothing.

 

The temple of three religions to be built in Berlin

Source : ee24.com / 06 Jun 2014

The campaign to raise funds for the construction of a religious center House of One was launched in Berlin on the 3rd of June. Muslims, Jews and Christians will be able to pray under one roof. Construction of the building which doesn't look similar to mosque or synagogue or cathedral will cost €43.5 million, according to ee24.com citing thelocal.de.

 

Vandals destroy prehistoric rock art in Libya's lawless Sahara

Source : Reuters / 04 Jun 2014

Vandals have destroyed prehistoric rock art in lawless southern Libya, endangering a sprawling tableau of paintings and carvings classified by UNESCO as of "outstanding universal value".

 
 

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