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MOSQUE, SYNAGOGUE AND CHURCH BEING BUILT TOGETHER IN ABU DHABI

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Tensions are still high in the Middle East, but there is hope: Plans have just been unveiled for a new massive interfaith complex in Abu Dhabi, encompassing a mosque, a church and a synagogue. The facility, to be known as the Abrahamic Family House, will be located on Saadiyat Island...

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Stunning Photos Show Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Around The World

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From India to Thailand to Jerusalem, Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan with food, family and festivities. Muslims all over the world gathered this week to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The holiday...

Arts & Culture

Renovated Mumbai grand synagogue now a World Heritage Site

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The Keseneth Eliyahoo Synagogue had fallen into disrepair as the local Jewish community dwindled, but has now been restored to its former glory.   The Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue, Mumbai. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) A historic synagogue in the heart of Mumbai celebrated its housewarming rededication this week, just ahead of Hanukkah. The...

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Understanding Terrorism - A Student Perspective

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Note: This publication is a part of series of articles submitted by the members of Azerbaijan School of Diplomacy and students of Western Caspian University. The views expressed in these articles are the author's and do not reflect the views of this publication. Terrorism today Experts refer to terrorism as...

Women & Wellness

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh bans female genital mutilation

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  The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation (FGM) saying it is not required in Islam. The announcement at a rally was met with a huge applause, AFP reports. Three-quarters of women in the mostly Muslim country have had the procedure, according to Unicef. In the procedure's most...

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