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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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An Ideal Itinerary for Istanbul

Words: Juber Ahmed Istanbul: the only city in the world that spans two continents.  This cosmopolitan city allows you to experience a taste of history, mixed with the opulent flavours of the contemporary. With something to see at the turn of every corner, the city will leave you lost for words. From magnificent mosques, to […]

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The History of Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

The Süleymaniye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial Mosque located on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the second largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul. The Süleymaniye Mosque, built on the order of Sultan Suleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent), “was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural […]

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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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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 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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Eid-al-Adha 2017

Eid-al-Adha is celebrated due to Ibrahim’s (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael, when God ordered him to do this. However, just as Ibrahim was about to kill Ishmael, God put a sheep in his place. Some people dispute that the son of sacrifice was Isaac (Isḥāq). Regardless, these events are remembered and celebrated at […]

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