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Nasir-ol-Molk mosque

Here is One of World's Most Beautiful Mosques, With Its Whirling Colors

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran, has become a tourist attraction, thanks to its colorful natural lights that are formed by stained glass windows which pass sunlight in scenic geometric shapes, Mehr News reports. This picturesque piece of Islamic architecture was built during the Qajar dynasty at the end of the 19th century. It was completed …

Check One of World’s Most Beautiful Mosques

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran has become a tourist attraction thanks to its colorful natural lights that are formed by stained glass windows which pass sunlight in scenic geometric shapes. Pictures source: Mehr News

7 Muslim Countries to Watch in World Cup

MOSCOW – No Muslim country has ever won the football’s most prestigious competition, the FIFA World Cup. However, the best achievement for the Muslim World in the championship was Turkey’s historic qualification to semifinal and grabbing 3rd position in 2002, as well as Senegal’s qualification to the quarterfinals in the same tournament. In this 2018 …

Fasting Doesn’t Affect World Cup Preparations: Iran Forward

With the whole world getting ready for this year world cup tournament in Russia, AboutIslam would be providing you with regular updates on the Muslim countries participating in the world soccer gala. BAKOVKA – In preparation for World Cup, Iran forward Reza Ghoochannejhad has confirmed that Ramadan is not affecting the team’s training for the …

Lauren Booth in Iran: An Interfaith Blissful Journey

MASHHAD, Iran – On the plane from Istanbul, I have been chatting to an old friend, Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss. The best networker I have ever met. Within minutes of noticing me in the plane, a row behind, the spokesman for Neturei Karta, an anti-Zionist Jewish group, has handed me a business card and multiple …

Romans vs. Persians

Investigating Challenges of Surat Ar-Rum

Surat Ar-Rum is the 30th surah of the Holy Qur’an. It consists of 60 verses. The word Rum which literally means Romans occurs in the first verse, referring to the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as the Byzantine Empire.

Nonprofit Orgs Rush to Aid Earthquake Victims in Iraq, Iran

Following news of the catastrophic earthquake that hit the Iraq-Iranian border villages, killing at least 332 people and injuring hundreds, several humanitarian appeals were launched to help those affected, sending humanitarian aid to affected areas.


Who's World’s First Algebraist?

Al-Khawarizmi worked as a scholar in the governmental scientific institute “the House of Wisdom” in Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate.


Rhazes: Persian Muslim Galen

Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakariya ar-Razi (born in Rey, Iran – c. 841-926) gave no early indication that he would someday be considered the greatest of all Islamic Caliphate’s physicians.


Isfahan, The City That Was Once Called “Half The World”

Isfahan is Iran’s third largest city and number-one tourist destination, with an impressive history and outstanding architecture. The city that was once called ‘Isfahan nasf-e jahan’ which literally means ‘Isfahan is half the world’. A rhyming proverb that is justifiable. It was one of the largest cities in the world and had been given the honor to …

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