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11 Reasons Why Every Muslim Should Travel By Tharik Hussain

I take off at every opportunity I can, be it with family, friends or alone, exploring, photographing and documenting interesting stuff in exotic destinations and taking the odd selfie to make friends jealous along the way (actually I rarely go to exotic destinations and am still struggling to work the ‘selfie’ feature on my phone – although my wife and …

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Mosque Tours for Students Commences at Wekanda Jumma 

The Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) in collaboration with historic Wekanda Jumma Mosque recently conducted a mosque tour for the students of Lyceum International School. The program was conducted by Asiff Hussein, Vice President-Outreach, CIS and Tuan Farook Latiff, a one-time Trustee of the mosque whose family has traditionally served as the katheebs (chaplains) of the mosque in Slave Island …

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The Story Of The Red Mosque

In the hustle and bustle of Pettah, Colombo’s core commercial district, is situated a most striking building, a spiritual haven called Jamiul Alfar Masjid. This mosque is remarkable because the architecture is Indo-Saracenic, incorporating pomegranate-shaped domes. But the most extraordinary feature is that each brick is painted red or white and used in contrasting designs, which gave rise to its …

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Mosque worth over 1.8 Million EUR opened in Mainz

What they have been dreaming for over two years, when they started with the construction of the Islamic Cultural Center in the German city of Mainz, members of the jemaat from the mentioned city finally achieved. In the presence of a large number of their friends from neighboring and other jemaats, the members of jemaat of Mainz officially opened the …

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Passover at the Mosque: NYC Jews, Muslims Hold Multifaith Seder

"There was a happiness that could not be translated into words," one attendee said By Dana Reszutek A week before the important Jewish holiday of Passover, New Yorkers of various faiths gathered April 14 to celebrate it — in a mosque in midtown Manhattan The Islamic Society of Mid Manhattan hosted a multifaith Passover celebration with Temple Emanu-El and the …

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