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"In the name of Allah, the compassionate and the merciful." -- Pre-dawn Koran readings stoke fears over Istanbul's Hagia Sophia


© AFP / by Stuart Williams | Hagia Sofia Mosque in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (AFP) – Before dawn in Istanbul, in the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. 783 more words

Anthrax, Chemical Weapons Scare at Brussels Mosque -- Close to the European Union headquarters on Thursday

A Belgian police officer and firefighters stand outside the Grand Mosque in Brussels, Belgium November 26, 2015. REUTERS, Francois Lenoir

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Firecrews and decontamination teams attended a major mosque in Brussels close to the European Union headquarters on Thursday after a suspect powder was found that the fire service said was feared to be anthrax. 130 more words

Chor - Bakr "The city of the dead"

It`s not usual place for visit. The big necropolis Chor Bakr is one of the ancient places in Bukhara region. The territory of this complex consist of small buildings, streets. 516 more words