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'World’s 3rd Largest Mosque' Opens Next Year

ALGIERS – In the next year, Algeria is expected to have ‘the third largest mosque in the world’, Djamaa El Djazaïr, currently being constructed in its capital city Algiers since 2012. The iconic mosque will feature the Islamic medieval Andalusian architecture style which is closely related to Algeria’s history mixed with modern architecture. The 265-meter-high …

Haramain Railway Open to Public: Have a Look

JEDDAH – Inaugurated three weeks ago, the $6.7 billion Haramain high-speed railway, which links Islam’s two holiest cities of Makkah and Madinah, is now fully operational, Ilmfeed reported. The 450-km railway is projected with an annual target of 60 million passengers. It will reduce the time required for hajj pilgrims and citizens to travel between …

Haramain High-Speed Train Links Islam’s Two Holiest Cities

MAKKAH – The awaited $6.7 billion Haramain high-speed railway was inaugurated on September 25 in Saudi Arabia to link Makkah and Madinah; the two holiest cities of Islam, VOANews reported. “The 35 passenger trains are capable of traveling at speeds of 300 km/h. this slashes the travel time from several hours to 120 minutes,” explained …



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