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Three more Turkish sites enter UNESCO’s temporary list

Three more Turkish sites enter UNESCO’s temporary list

Three more Turkish sites have been included in UNESCO’s tentative list of world heritage, bringing the total number of Turkish properties on the list up to 72, the Ministry of…

IDEF’17 take place in Istanbul from May 9-12

IDEF’17 take place in Istanbul from May 9-12

The 13th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF’17), being held under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and hosted by the Ministry of National Defense and Turkish…

Underwater search planned for clues to early Islamic city of Ayla

Underwater search planned for clues to early Islamic city of Ayla

By Hana Namrouqa :  For the first time ever, archaeologists will carry out an underwater excavation in July in the Gulf of Aqaba, hoping to discover the sunken ruins of the…

122 Years: An old Electric Tram on the Streets of Sarajevo

122 Years: An old Electric Tram on the Streets of Sarajevo

The first electric tram had two doors and it could accommodate a total of 24 passengers. These trams had separate wagons for smokers and non-smokers, and even, at the beginning,…

Ministry of Awqaf Opens Largest Mosque in Scandinavia

Ministry of Awqaf Opens Largest Mosque in Scandinavia

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs opened the Umm Al-Mu’minin Khadijah Mosque in Malmo, Sweden. The mosque, built by the State of Qatar at a cost of more than…

Qatar, Saudi Arabia ink cooperation pacts

Qatar, Saudi Arabia ink cooperation pacts

THE 5th joint Qatari-Saudi Coordination Council was held at Al Salam Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday and co-chaired by the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh…

Qatar Museums to Hold Several Artistic and Cultural Events in May

Qatar Museums to Hold Several Artistic and Cultural Events in May

Qatar Museums is organizing a number of cultural events throughout the month of May. Qatar Museums will organize a talk on May 3 by Assistant Professor at the University of…

Mosque rebuilt in Bosnia and Herzegovina with Turkish initiative

Mosque rebuilt in Bosnia and Herzegovina with Turkish initiative

For some time now, Bosnia and Herzegovina has been reconstructing the religious buildings that were destroyed during the Bosnian War that took place between 1992 and 1995. The mosque and…

Sultan opens Sharjah Laboratory in London

Sultan opens Sharjah Laboratory in London

Europe’s largest biomedical research centre, Francis Crick Institute, saw the opening of Sharjah Laboratory to help facilitate medical studies by world’s leading scientists. The laboratory was inaugurated by His Highness…

Gaza’s only fisherwoman navigates dangerous waters

Gaza’s only fisherwoman navigates dangerous waters

Ghada Al-Haddad : The world may not know her name, but anyone who has visited Gaza’s seaport will recognise Madleen Kullab. The daughter of a fisherman, 22-year-old Kullab is the only…