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Europe's Oldest Mosque May Be Buried Underground in Spain: Archaeologists - About Islam

Europe's Oldest Mosque May Be Buried Underground in Spain: Archaeologists

Spanish archaeologists have detected parts of a palace and a building that may be the oldest mosques in Europe, Live Science reported. They use a special geomagnetic instrument to reveal walls and other structures still buried underground. “Thanks to this new geomagnetic survey, we have learned that the space encircled by the city’s walls was …

Fredi Kanoute Plans to Give Seville Its First Mosque in 700 Years - About Islam

Fredi Kanoute Plans to Give Seville Its First Mosque in 700 Years

Mali Muslim football legend Frederic Kanoute is raising funds this Ramadan to help build Seville first purpose-built mosque in 700 years, BBC reported. “I helped the Muslim community in Seville a few years back. At the time they were looking to safeguard their place of worship. I helped them to keep their temporary mosque,” recalled …

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Islamic Start of Modern Geography

Although astronomers through their study of the universe were able to theorize about such general geographical concepts like the shape of the earth, early geography was for the most part a product of the imagination: a collection of wondrous fables and marvelous tales of faraway places.

Researchers Recreate Acoustic History of Cordoba Mosque - About Islam

Researchers Recreate Acoustic History of Cordoba Mosque

CORDOBA – Researchers from the Higher Technical School of Architecture at the University of Seville, Spain are recreating the acoustic history of Cordoba Mosque through virtual simulation to know the sounds that filled the air centuries ago, Eurekalert reported on November 5. “Faced with the visual homogeneity of the mosque’s interior, the results we obtained …

Plans Announced for Great Mosque in Barcelona - About Islam

Plans Announced for Great Mosque in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Catalonia – European Muslim leaders gathered in Barcelona this Monday, October 8, to set up a new breakthrough project called “European Muslim Forum,” announcing the plans for the construction of a great mosque in the largest city of Catalonia. “It is for the first time in the history of Europe that Muslims of the …

Netflix Spanish Drama Explores Islamophobia in Europe - About Islam

Netflix Spanish Drama Explores Islamophobia in Europe

MADRID – Elite, a new Spanish drama which premiered on Netflix this week, explores prejudice and Islamophobia targeting Muslim students in high school. “We wanted to work with this character because it’s something that is happening in Europe. This is the reality that we see every day,” co-writer Dario Madrona told Arab News, speaking about …

Granada Mosque Hosts Public Ramadan Iftars - About Islam

Granada Mosque Hosts Public Ramadan Iftars

GRANADA – The Grand Mosque of Granada in Spain is hosting iftar dinners during Ramadan in which people are served with dates and Moroccan Harira soup. “We broke Sunday’s fast with milk and dates, while Harira soup was served after Taraweeh prayer,” the mosque’s Secretary-General, Zacarias Lopez Rejon, told Anadolu Agency on May 27. Rejon …



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