Middle East

Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque

Follow This ornate mosque is said to hold the remains of Muhammad’s granddaughter beneath its dome of pure gold This exquisite blue-tiled Damascus mosque houses ...

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Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque

Follow 17th century mosque for Shah Abbas’ harem Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque was completed in 1619 after nearly 20 years of work. Today, the mosque stands ...

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Qiblatain Mosque , Medina

Follow Masjid al-Qiblatain is a mosque in Medina that is historically important for Muslims as the place where a companion leading the prayer was told ...

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Abu Derwish Mosque, Amman

Follow Abu Derwish Mosque is one of the beautiful mosques of Amman, Jordan. It was built in 1961 on top of one of Amman’s seven ...

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Al Nida Mosque, Baghdad

Follow An important Sunni mosque in downtown Baghdad. The target of a firebomb attack in November, 2006, Al-Nidaa was elevated to significant target status on ...

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