Category: Heritage and Environment

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Religion must be part of the solution in the Middle East

By Rabbi David Rosen When political and civic leaders seek to engage religious figures to come together to promote human dignity across sectarian line [...]
Beautiful Chinese-Style Mosques

Beautiful Chinese-Style Mosques

Many Chinese mosques are a blend two cultures: Arab and Chinese. Here are some beautiful Chinese-style mosques around the world! [...]
Play Your Part in  Conserving Water

Play Your Part in Conserving Water

We have to conserve water as an act of worship, we have to regard it as a sacred duty imposed on each one of us to continue to preserve life for futur [...]

Europe’s Oldest Mosque May Be Buried Underground in Spain

Spanish archaeologists have detected parts of a palace and a building that may be the oldest mosques in Europe, Live Science reported. They use a spec [...]
Africa’s First Mosque Renovated

Africa’s First Mosque Renovated

Believed to be the first mosque in Africa, Al-Najashi mosque in Ethiopia has been drawing more visitors after been renovated recently by a Turkish aid [...]
Inside a 700-Year-Old  Mosque in Ghana

Inside a 700-Year-Old Mosque in Ghana

Located in the "ŽNorthern Region of Ghana, the Larabanga mosque is the oldest in the country and also one of the oldest in West Africa. Built with mud [...]
Tibet’s Lhasa Mosque

Tibet’s Lhasa Mosque

One of the Highest Mosques on Earth Standing at more than 3650 meters above sea level, the Lhasa Great Mosque, also known as Hebalin Mosque, in Tibet, [...]
This Muslim Astronomer Calculated the Length of the Solar Year Long Before the Use of Telescopes!

This Muslim Astronomer Calculated the Length of the Solar Year Long Before the Use of Telescopes!

Al-Battani, also known by his Latinized name Albategnius, was an Arab astronomer and mathematician born in 858 C.E. in Harran, a state of Battan in mo [...]
1,200-Year-Old Mosque  Discovered

1,200-Year-Old Mosque Discovered

At the site, an open-air mosque was found, with a prayer niche facing south towards Makkah. Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of on [...]
Greener Earth in Support of  ‘One Tree by One Person’

Greener Earth in Support of ‘One Tree by One Person’

Bangalore: 'Greener Earth', an event to encourage tree planting and showcase the adverse effects of air pollution, was recently organized at the Magni [...]
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