The Great Mosque in Touba, Senegal. It is the largest building in the city and one of the largest mosque in Africa _ A Nagy Mecset Tubában, Senegalban. Ez a legnagyobb épület a városban és az egyik legnagyobb mecset Afrikában
Mali's griottes: 'We sing for peace; without peace, there can be no development' – video
MUST SEE! Mali's griottes: 'We sing for peace; without peace, there can be no development' – video | Global development | guardian.co.uk. Praise singers, poets, political advisers, historians – in Mali, as elsewhere in Africa, griottes play multiple roles. During Timbuktu's occupation by Islamic militants, their performances were forbidden. But now, as the town seeks to restore some semblance of normality, the griottes' message of reconciliation, peace and harmony is needed more than ever.
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Islamic binding tutorial. The Islamic codex was developed partly due to a need for a complete, transportable Qur’an. Historic Islamic binding styles can be found from Indonesia to Spain, and across North Africa. Binders from Yemen, Persia, the Ottoman Empire, and Mughal India left their mark on increasingly ornate decorations associated with Islamic bindings.
The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.