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Jeddah to enter world heritage list of UNESCO

Source : Arab News with / 22 Jun 2014

Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), announced on Saturday that the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to include the historical sites in Jeddah in the World Heritage List during its meeting in Qatar.


UNESCO lists Palestinian village as heritage site

Source : Presstv / 21 Jun 2014

The UN has decided to put a Palestinian village in the West Bank on its list of world heritage sites, potentially blocking Israel from building parts of its apartheid wall through the area.


Islamic exhibition to be held in Bakhchysarai

Source : / 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.


UK's Blackburn to host Islamic lifestyle exhibition

Source : World Bulletin / 19 Jun 2014

Visitors to Blackburn’s Islamic Lifestyle Exhibition in the UK later this month will be given a strong health and well-being message.

On Sunday June 22, the event is going to take place in Jan's Conference Center where cross-community organisation One Voice is bringing its award winning Baiter Sehat campaign.


Haramain trains to carry 20m annually

Source : Arab News / 17 Jun 2014

The Haramain speed train project, which is in the final stages, will change the dynamics of pilgrim transportation between the two holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, said Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah.


New mosque to be built in Kazakhstan

Source : / 12 Jun 2014

Construction of a grand mosque has been started in Shymkent. The mosque will be built in a new administrative and business center.

The chief imam of the region Askar Myrzahmetov laid the capsule, read dua and congratulated the citizens of this event. "We begin the construction of an unique building. It will complement the architectural ensemble of the new part of the ancient Shymkent "- said Myrzahmetov.


Japan university hosts Islamic exhibition

Source : World Bulletin / 11 Jun 2014

Doshisha University in Japan's Kyoto has hosted exhibition about Islam organized by the Omani Foundations and Religious Affairs Ministry called the “Message of Islam from Oman”.


Jerusalem is the capital of Islamic tourism for 2016

Source : Ma'an / 10 Jun 2014

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has chosen Jerusalem as the capital of Islamic tourism for 2016, Palestinian officials said Thursday.

Mahmoud Habbash, PA minister of religious affairs, said the decision is a step towards breaking Israel's siege of the city's Islamic and Christian holy sites.


"Muslim World" exhibition held in Chelyabinsk

Source : / 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 : / 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 citing


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