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The Legacy of Sanliurfa - Birthplace of Prophet Abraham AS

The city of Urfa is filled with an enthralling atmosphere reminiscent of the historical region of Lower Mesopotamia. The dusty atmosphere, the rustic streets, and the culture of local life all come together to make you feel like you’re in a different country all together. What’s more, as it’s one of the oldest inhabited regions on earth, the city of Sanliurfa is increasingly becoming […]

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The history of Ramadan

Main Image Credit – Hasan Almasi When was Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting, first observed? And how have its practices changed over time? Ramadan is Islam’s holy month of fasting and it’s been observed and celebrated by all Muslims around the world for more than 14 centuries. Ramadan is a time of peace, seeking […]

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The Maternal Aunt of the Prophet PBUH in 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 interesting landmark. Nestled on the shore of the lake is the Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque. What makes this place special is the person resting within […]

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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. Highclere is opening to the public, in aid of war heroes from WWI to those fighting in Afghanistan. They’re promising Spitfires overhead and members of […]

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Top family Holiday resorts in Britain

Get away in the next 2 weeks, grab a last minute break. There is sure  to be a park near you, why not jump in the car and getaway. There are lovely coastal breaks to choose from. Park Resorts is the the largest operator of caravan parks in the UK with 41 parks spanning 2,400 acres […]

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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 Alhambra was once richly painted and gilded. The walls were covered with colourful tilework decorated with intricate repeating designs. Silk curtains and other textiles added […]

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