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The Mosque al-Nuri in Mosul: what was lost

It is a pity that you get the chance to talk about certain monuments only after that they are destroyed. Until yesterday, the general public did not know anything about the Mosque of Nur al-Din, and its minaret. 1,634 more words

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IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

BAGHDAD: Militants on Wednesday (Jun 21) blew up Mosul’s iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself “caliph” in his only public appearance, an Iraqi commander said. 759 more words

Current Affairs


Ending the three-month hiatus with Leo going airborne. 268 more words

Analog Photography

Jama Masjid from Above

This is our entry in The Girl That Dreams Awake’s 52 WEEKS PHOTO CHALLENGE: WEEK 35 – FROM ABOVE !!.

In November 2010, we visited the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, India, one of the largest mosques in India.   77 more words


RELIGIOUS INTEGRATION: New mosque spotlights Swiss fracture lines

MAY 13, 2017 – 

With no minaret, Switzerland’s newest mosque tries to fit into the local community(Keystone)

A new prototype for mosques in Switzerland – one meant to blend in and to minimise any possible offence – has arisen in a place that was ground zero in a bruising fight over the construction of minarets. 792 more words

The Muslim Times