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Year 2013. This was the last photo of my last project and consequently my last business trip of my professional career!

I already mentioned in “Resisting destiny” post that Hohhot is a very boring place even to take photos. 243 more words

China

Casablanca Calling - Witness - Al Jazeera English

This is a 47 minutes video. I will make my post short so that you can still find the time to fully watch it. I would like for you to keep in mind that what is shown in the video is one of the little milestones that are to be reached before women can find their identity and role in society without offending and compromising religion which is a cultural and social pillar. 63 more words

Religion

Rain shelter

Today unexpected rain caught me in the center of the old city of Bursa.

The nearest place was the oldest mosque.
I entered in it. Removed my shoes and covered my head which is obligatory , Sat down and watch and listen … … 10 more words

Plans Move Ahead For New Suburban Detroit Mosque

PLYMOUTH TWP. (WWJ/AP) - Plans are moving forward for a new mosque in suburban Detroit that was opposed by some area residents who cited concerns including the potential for increased traffic. 153 more words

News

It's not often I get to work with the Smithsonian

I am pleased to confirm that this photo of the Central Mosque in Abeokuta, Nigeria, that I took from the top of Oluma Rock in the summer of 2005 will be part of an article written by Alcione Amos, a programming specialist at the Smithsonian Institution, that has been accepted for inclusion in the book “Yoruba in Brazil/Brazil in Yorubaland.” The book, to be published by Carolina Academic Press, is expected to be released in early 2016. 45 more words

Art And Culture

Press Release: A City in Chaos, a Region in Turmoil

Events in Jerusalem have truly shocked the world. At Agora, we felt that we must respond to the situation and the questions it poses to the current state of Israeli-Palestinian Relations and the wider region. 1,008 more words