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President Erdogan reads Quran at tomb of Fatih Sultan Mehmet
President Erdogan reads Quran at tomb of Fatih Sultan Mehmet
After his victory on Sunday, Turkish President visited the tomb of Ayyub al-Ansari on Monday where he prayed the prayer of shukr (thanks) at the masjid. From there he visited the tomb of Fatih Sultan Mehmet, the Ottoman Sultan who had conquered Istanbul
Origins and evolution of minarets

In trying to understand how the tower got its special meaning in Islamic societies, scholars have attempted—with mixed success—to trace minarets back to...

Jerusalem's forgotten literary treasures revived online

Millions of pages of rare manuscripts -- some centuries old -- are being put online and restored to the public domain

Gambia's race to save its 'Roots' on Kunta Kinteh island

Kinte's descendants, along with heritage officials, warn that without urgent action, 550 years of history could be lost.

Islamic knowledge transferred by 'Mahzara' schools in Africa

Centuries old tradition of the desert theology schools of Western Africa is being transferred to the new generation.

Meet the First Female Commander in the Modern World Aceh

The daughter of Admiral Machmud Syah of the Aceh Empire of Indonesia, Aceh Malahayati was the first woman admiral in the modern world

Picasso' painting seized in eastern Turkey

Turkish gendarmes detain 3 suspects in Erzurum province

The Muslim explorer who you should have learned in school

We must not forget our heroes!

Girls help preserve Kashmir's Sufi music traditions

Over the years, political tensions have eroded Indian Kashmir's rich musical heritage but some teenagers are keen to bring it back alive

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Turkey's April 16 referendum around the corner...

Turkey will be heading to a new referendum on April 16th. Approximately 58 million people will vote for the Presidential Government System. In...

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Myanmar Mob forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

Myanmar: Mob forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

Mob of 100 led by ultra-nationalist monks could have destroyed or torched madrasahs, says school leader

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German chancellor in Saudi for G20 cooperation talks

German chancellor in Saudi for G20, cooperation talks

King Salman received Merkel in his palace in the western city of Jeddah, SPA state news agency said, adding that the two presided over a signing ceremony for several cooperation agreements.

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Albanian MPs elect new president

Albanian MPs elect new president

A NATO member since 2009, Albania is a candidate for EU membership and hopes to open negotiations by the end of the year.

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Refugees in Zimbabwean camp struggle after floods

Refugees in Zimbabwean camp struggle after floods

Heavy rains that hit Zimbabwe and killed 246 people have left only refugee camp in the country in a dire state

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China deports US woman convicted of 'spying'

China deports US woman convicted of 'spying'

Sandy Phan-Gillis was detained in March 2015 at the Macau border after visiting mainland China with a trade delegation from the Texas oil capital Houston.

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Palestine s Marwan Barghouti Politics to hunger strike

Palestine’s Marwan Barghouti: Politics to hunger strike

One of Palestine’s best-known political figures, Barghouti now leads hunger-strike waged by hundreds of jailed Palestinians

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New refinery to make Iran petrol self-sufficient

New refinery to make Iran petrol self-sufficient

"Self-reliance in petroleum production is a great honour for the Iranian people," he told reporters at the plant in Bandar Abbas built by Khatam-al Anbia, the economic arm of the republic's elite Revolutionary Guard.

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US NSA to halt controversial data collection

US: NSA to halt controversial data collection

National Security Agency to limit itself 'to internet communications that are sent directly to or from a foreign target'

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Cities brace for climate challenges

Cities brace for climate challenges

City temperatures are forecast to shoot up in the coming years, exposing inhabitants to killer heat spikes, while rising sea levels and river flooding threaten homes, drinking water, and transport and electricity infrastructure.

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