New Mosque Brings Piece of Istanbul to Amsterdam

The Ottomans were able to reach a high level of architectural perfection between the fifteenth and sixteenth century. They mastered the art of building mosques. These mosques are mostly known for their spacious interior and

From function to fashion: the Omani burqa

When hearing the word burqa, the first thing that comes to some people’s mind is oppression. The Omani burqa, veil of the Bedouin women, states the contrary. What first was a functional gear became a

Do you know what a Mipster is? Well if you didn’t hear about this awesome community you’re definitely missing out on something. Mipsterz is a Muslim community where “Muslim hipsters” can find a place to be themselves.

Do you know what a Mipster is? Well if you didn’t hear about this awesome community you’re definitely missing out on something. Mipsterz is a Muslim community where “Muslim hipsters” can find a place to

Muslim Hipsters taking over: welcome to the world of Mipsterz

Do you know what a Mipster is? Well if you didn’t hear about this awesome community you’re definitely missing out on something. Mipsterz is a Muslim community where “Muslim hipsters” can find a place to

7 beautiful mosque ceilings you’re going to love

One of the many ornamental ceilings in the Bahaud-Din Naqshband mausoleum in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. Picture by Zak Whiteman

Syrian refugees will perform “Trojan Women” in the U.K.

Queens of Syria, based on antiwar play by Euripides, will open at Young Vic in July and explore themes of loss, flight and exile

Ottoman miniature art: an illumination of time

About a year ago, I visited an exhibition on Ottoman miniature art, namely ‘an illumination of time’. Generally, the manuscripts that describe events in books by means of illustrations or drawings are called miniatures.

Ottoman miniature art: an illumination of time

About a year ago, I visited an exhibition on Ottoman miniature art, namely ‘an illumination of time’. Generally, the manuscripts that describe events in books by means of illustrations or drawings are called miniatures.

5 children, 5 religions, 5 prayers: a beautiful short film

De The Mercadantes sur Vimeo Five children, five religions, (almost) five minutes. This short film takes us from the mundane to the sublime, from the chaotic.

The tragic story of Wallada and Ibn Zaydun

File:Great Mogul And His Court Returning From The Great Mosque At Delhi India - Oil Painting by American Artist Edwin Lord Weeks.

The 8 Most Important Interfaith Monuments in the World

Eight of the most important monuments in the world in terms of interfaith dialogue and interfaith relations: The Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

The World’s largest hotel in Makkah: this is what it looks like

By the World’s largest hotel will open in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The construction of the Abraj Kudaj hotel is expected to be completed in 2017 with a total built area of

You’re Going to Love these 8 Mosques and their Contemporary Design

If you think all mosques look the same, think again. Nowadays, contemporary designers are taking the architecture of mosques to a whole new level. Architizer listed 8 mosques that blend religion and contemporary design and

Gaza fashion shows blends elements from the past and present © Belal Khaled/Al Jazeera

Aida Abu Sitta's gowns are designed to highlight the importance of preserving Palestinian culture.

10 inspiring women in history

10 inspiring women in history

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