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The Maternal Aunt of the Prophet (PBUH) – Cyprus

Upon arrival in Larnaca, visitors can’t fail to notice the Larnaca Salt Lake. A flocking place for flamingos, this lake is not far from a palm grove, which surrounds an…


History & Heritage

Preserving the Emirati craft of Talli

Words: Rabi’ah.M Special thanks: The IRTHI Contemporary Crafts Council “The craft of Talli is close to the heart of the U.A.E culture which narrates a beautiful artistic tale of old…


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The Night of Power in Al Aqsa – Film Review

One Night in Al Aqsa is hitting the screens in Leicester Square. I would describe this docu-movie as a sequel to Abrar Hussain’s sequel to One Day in the Haram…


History & Heritage

World famous Highclere Castle

World famous Highclere Castle is the location of world hit series Downton Abbey. Known as England’s best country house. Nestling in 5000 acres, Highclere is a 19th century trophy house….


History & Heritage

The Alhambra in Spain is the World’s Marvel

The Alhambra was the home of Spain’s last Muslim rulers, the Nasrid dynasty. Much of what remains today was built between 1350 and 1400. The carved stucco decoration of the…


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Islamic History in the Heart of Delhi, India

It’s a well-known fact that prominent historical figures like Ibn Batutta and Al-Masudi – both explorers and travel writers – entered India from different ports to discover that the land…


History & Heritage

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani -the Rose of Baghdad

Founder of the Qadiriyya tariqa (Sufi order) of Sufism, Muhiyuddin Abu Muhammad Abdul Qadir Gilani al Hasani wa’l Husayni was a persian sunni muslim, who was born in Sha’ban 420 AH, around…


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Fancy staying on a royal estate or a holiday home with royal connections?

For those in the know, there are numerous special places where you can stay for a holiday which have connections to royalty, both past and present.  Every summer Her Majesty…


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CINEMA FROM SYRIA AT LEIGHTON HOUSE MUSEUM

In aid of Hands Up Foundation Leighton House Museum, the spectacular ‘East Meets West’ palace of art of Victorian artist Frederic Leighton, is proud to be working with the Hands…


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MOONSCAPES 2 April – 23 June 2019 Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

In the year of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Moonscapes, opening at Watts Gallery on 2 April 2019, is the first exhibition to explore nineteenth-century visions of…


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Why you should visit the Capital of the Emirates

Most people have heard about the wonders of Dubai, which is known as one of the best tourist destinations in the world, but only an hour and a half away…


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