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A PAIR OF MYSTIFYING MINARETS

Until June of this year, the mosque at the meeting point of Taksim and Istiklal had a stubby metal minaret that made me give it the affectionate name of “the rocket mosque”. 470 more words

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Laser-guided prayers

The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca combines ancient tradition with modern technology.
With glass floors to view the ocean beneath, a sliding roof so that prayers can be offered in sunlight or under the stars and doors crafted from titanium what is there not to love about the place? 43 more words
Morocco

Mosque of Wilayah Persekutuan

The mosque is located near by Arkib Negara at Jalan Duta.  The easiest route to get there is by using AKLEH and DUKE highway.  For your information, this image was shot during my first visit to this place

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Tangier: Call to Prayer

Five times a day, everyday, from mosques all over the world, you will hear the call to prayer. It is the job of the muezzin to climb up the mosque’s minaret so that the entire community can see and hear him recite the call to prayer. 24 more words

Morocco

An incomplete big dream

The Hassan Tower is the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat.  It was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with the mosque. 30 more words

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My Brittle Paper "I Love African Literature" Submission

The call was for writers to picture African Literature as an estranged lover, and reaffirm undying love to such a lover in 300 words. You might want to vote for any of the five nominations on… 306 more words

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