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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


Juma mosque Khiva and its the most popular columns.

From the first sight you even can`t define that this place is a mosque. Once you get inside you see more then 200 columns which are decorated in a different style. 347 more words


Po - I - Kalyan complex Bukhara - the lighthouse on the Silk Road.

Couple of days and nights they were travelling in the middle of the Kizilkum desert. They were tired of the road and felt how the strength was going to end. 588 more words