Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques
It's a side of Iran the rest of the world doesn't normally get to see -- the kaleidoscopically brilliant interiors of the country's intricately designed mosques. With beautiful mosaics and stained gla...
Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques
The conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques occurred primarily during the life of Muhammad and continued during subsequent Islamic conquests and under historical Muslim rule. As a resu...
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Katy, Texas
Katy is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. The city is located in Harris, Fort Bend, and Waller counties. The population was 14,102 at ...
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Kaaba
The Kaaba or Ka'aba (Arabic: الكعبة‎‎ al-Kaʿbah [ælˈkæʕbɐ], "The Cube"), is a cuboid building at the center of Islam's most sacred mosque, Al-Masjid al-Haram, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. I...
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Church of Prophet Elijah (Thessaloniki)
The Church of Prophet Elijah (Greek: Ναός Προφήτη Ηλία) is a 14th-century church in Thessaloniki, Greece, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The church is located in the upper quarter of the old cit...
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Muslim campaign at Córdoba Cathedral
Since the early 2000s, Spanish Muslims have lobbied the Roman Catholic Church to allow them to pray in the Cathedral of Córdoba. The Muslim campaign has been rejected on multiple occasions, by both Sp...
Muslim campaign at Córdoba Cathedral - Wikipedia
Masjid al-Haram
Al-Masjid al-Ḥarām (Arabic: المسجد الحرام‎, The Sacred Mosque or The Grand Mosque) is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam's holiest place, the Kaaba, in the city of Mecca, Sa...
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Babri Mosque
The Babri Masjid (translation: Mosque of Babur), was a mosque in Ayodhya, a city in the Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India, on Ramkot Hill ("Rama's fort"). It was destroyed in 1992 when a polit...
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Zelma Hutsell Elementary School
The Katy Independent School District is a public school district based in Katy, Texas, United States with an enrollment of over 70,000 students. As of August 2009, the district was rated as "Recogniz...
Great Mosque of Hama
The Great Mosque of Hama (Arabic: جامع حماة الكبير‎), is a mosque in Hama, Syria. It is located about 400 meters (1,300 ft) west of the citadel. Built in the 8th century CE, it was heav...
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Undercover Mosque: The Return
Undercover Mosque: The Return is a documentary programme produced by the independent television company Hardcash Productions for the Channel 4 series Dispatches which aired in the UK on 1 September 20...
Leonard E. Merrell Center
The Leonard E. Merrell Center (commonly known as the Merrell Center) is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Katy, Texas. It was built in 2005 and was the former home of the Katy Copperheads (National ...
Rescue and recovery effort after the September 11 attacks
The local, state, and federal agency reaction to the September 11 attacks was unprecedented. The equally unsurpassed events of that day elicited the largest response of local emergency and rescue pers...
Rescue and recovery effort after the September 11 attacks - Wikipedia
Al-Halawiyah Madrasa
Al-Halawiyah Madrasa (Arabic: المدرسة الحلاوية‎) is a madrasah complex located in al-Jalloum district of the Ancient city of Aleppo, Syria. It is built in 1124 on the site of Aleppo's Great ...
Khadija Mosque
Khadija Mosque (German: Khadija-Moschee), is a mosque located in Heinersdorf, Pankow, Berlin. It is the property of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, and the first mosque in the former East Germany,...
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Hassan Bek Mosque
The Hassan Bek Mosque (Hebrew: מסגד חסן בק‎), (Arabic: مسجد حسن بك‎), also known as the Hasan Bey Mosque, is considered to be one of the most well-known mosques located in Jaffa, whi...
Hassan Bek Mosque - Wikipedia
Mosque in Sendling
The Mosque in Sendling, Munich, Germany, is situated on Schanzenbachstraße. The mosque has existed there since 1989 as an Islamic prayer house mainly for Turkish Muslims.
The official Turkish name...
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Eshtemoa synagogue
The Eshtemoa Synagogue, located 15 km south of Hebron in as-Samu, West Bank, refers to the remains of an ancient Jewish synagogue dating from around the 4th–5th century CE.
Eshtemoa, identified as...
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Somnath
The Somnath Temple (Gujarati: સોમનાથ મંદિર) located in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, India, is the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of t...
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Abbey Mills Mosque
The Abbey Mills Mosque, also known as the London Markaz or Masjid-e-Ilyas, is a mosque located in Stratford, east London, currently accommodating up to 2,500 people. It had been proposed to expand it ...
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Cathedral of Ani
The Cathedral of Ani (Armenian: Անիի Մայր Տաճար, Anii Mayr Tačar) was completed in 1001 by the architect Trdat in the ruined ancient Armenian capital of Ani, located in what is now the extreme eas...
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Great Mosque of al-Nuri (Homs)
The Great Mosque of al-Nuri (Arabic: جامع النوري الكبير‎) also called al-Nouri Mosque, is a mosque in Homs, Syria. It is situated off ash-Shouhada street, adjacent to the city's historical r...
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Katy Elementary School
Katy Elementary School is a public primary school located at 5726 George Bush Avenue in Katy, Texas, United States. It is a part of the Katy Independent School District.The school was named a National...
Mosque Maryam
Mosque Maryam (Temple #2) is a large mosque in Chicago, Illinois, United States and the headquarters of the Nation of Islam. It is located at 7351 South Stony Island Avenue in the South Shore neighbor...
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Tripoli Cathedral
Tripoli Cathedral (Italian: La Cattedrale di Tripoli; Arabic: كاتدرائية طرابلس‎) was a Roman Catholic cathedral in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, located on Algeria/Elgazayer Square - Ma...
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Hagia Sophia, Trabzon
39°41′46″E / 41.00333°N 39.69611°E / 41.00333; 39.69611The Church of Saint Sophia (Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, meaning "Holy Wisdom" Turkish: Ayasofya), formerly the Saint Soph...
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Great Synagogue (Oran)
Abdallah Ibn Salam Mosque is a synagogue converted to a mosque after the expulsion of Jews from the Independent Algeria in 1960s. The Great Synagogue of Oran (French: Grande synagogue d'Oran, Arab...
Great Synagogue (Oran) - Wikipedia
Forbidden Gardens
Forbidden Gardens (Traditional Chinese: 紫禁花園;Simplified Chinese: 紫禁花园) was an outdoor museum of Chinese culture and history located at Texas Highway 99 and Franz Road in northern Katy, Greater Houston...
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Excavations at the Temple Mount
A number of archaeological excavations at the Temple Mount — a celebrated and contentious religious site in the Old City of Jerusalem — have taken place over the last 150 years. The first were underta...
Excavations at the Temple Mount - Wikipedia