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, built by the Great Mosque of Aleppo Umayyads in 717, is the oldest mosque in Aleppo, Syria?
Great Mosque of Gaza (pictured), completed by the Mamluks in 1344, is the largest and one of the oldest mosques in the Gaza Strip?
in Church of the Assumption Uzundzhovo, Bulgaria, was initially built as a mosque and was probably commissioned to famous architect Sinan?
, a Church of the Acheiropoietos UNESCO World Heritage Site in Thessaloniki, was the first Christian church to be converted into a mosque after the Ottoman conquest of the Greek city in 1430?
, the oldest Cheraman Juma Masjid mosque in India, was originally constructed in traditional Hindu architectural style?
Islamic Cultural Center of New York (pictured), which opened in 1991, was the first purpose-built mosque in New York City?
in Mosque of Kefeli Istanbul was used jointly as a church by Roman Catholic and Armenian believers before becoming a mosque?
, the oldest Great Mosque of Al-Zaytuna mosque in Tunis, Tunisia, was partly built using materials from the ruins of the ancient city of Carthage?
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in Hagia Thekla Constantinople, now a mosque, was rebuilt by Emperor Isaac I Komnenos as thanks for surviving a hunting accident?
is the oldest White Mosque mosque in Nazareth?
Mosque of Omar (pictured) is Bethlehem's only mosque, named after the Caliph Omar ibn al-Khattab, who prayed at the location of the mosque?
Khirki Masjid mosque and the Satpula weir were both built during the time of the Tughlaq dynasty in 14th century Delhi?
Sultan is the oldest surviving Bayezid II Mosque Ottoman imperial mosque complex in Istanbul, Turkey?
mosque of Kalenderhane (pictured) in Istanbul contained the most ancient cycle of frescoes portraying Saint Francis of Assisi still extant?
, a block in the Jangipara Indian state of West Bengal, includes a mosque built in 1375?
Moth Ki Masjid (pictured) was a new type of mosque built in 1505 by Miya Bhoiya, Prime Minister during Sikander Lodi's reign in the fourth city of medieval Delhi of Delhi Sultanate?
, the only Irfan Pathan bowler to take a Test hat-trick in the first over of a match, grew up playing cricket inside a Baroda mosque where his father was the muezzin, and could not afford equipment until his domestic team furnished it, at age 15?
in Hauz Khas Complex South Delhi encompasses a water tank, an Islamic seminary, a mosque, a tomb and pavilions built around a medieval village in the 13th-century Delhi Sultanate reign?
al-Azhar Mosque (pictured) was the first mosque founded in Cairo?
, an Islamic cultural center whose proposed site has sparked controversy, will include a Park51 mosque, a 500-seat auditorium, and a swimming pool?
include over 1,000 places of worship in Bangalore temples, 400 mosques, 100 churches, 40 Jain mandirs, three Gurudwaras, two Buddha Viharas and one Parsi Agiari in a metropolitan area of 741 km 2 (286 sq mi)?
1318 Mamluk was considered the most glamorous Qala'un Mosque mosque in Cairo until its wooden dome collapsed in the 16th century?
despite being a key building of middle
byzantine Architecture, the mosque of Eski Imaret (pictured) is still one among the least studied monuments of Istanbul?
Muslim fundamentalist beheaded a statue of the Virgin Mary at 's and carted a statue of St. Augustine Father Serra to a nearby mosque in October 2001?
shadow puppet characters Karagöz and Hacivat (pictured) are supposedly based on two laborers who were executed because their banter slowed down the construction of a mosque?
Modernisme architect not only designed the main Enrique Nieto synagogue in Melilla, but also the Central Mosque and several Catholic church buildings?
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Question 1: Similar attacks occurred throughout the [19 ] United Kingdom following the ________.
Question 2: Congregants pray in rows parallel to the [37 ] qiblah wall and thus arrange themselves so they face ________.
Question 3: Mosques in South and ________ put men and women in separate rooms, as the divisions were built into them centuries ago.
Question 4: According to ________, these verses were followed to the letter at the times of Muhammad, when Jews and Christians, considered monotheists, were still allowed to the Masjid al-Haram.
Question 5: Mosques, especially those in countries where Muslims are the majority, will also host Eid prayers outside in courtyards or ________.
Question 6: ________ was the subject of such a conflict up until the early 1990s when it was demolished.
Question 7: Mosques gradually diffused to different parts of ________, but the most rapid growth in the number of mosques has occurred within the past century as more Muslims have migrated to the continent.
Question 8: The first minaret was constructed in 665 in ________ during the reign of the Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I.
Question 9: The qiblah wall should, in a properly oriented mosque, be set perpendicular to a line leading to Mecca, the location of the ________.
Question 10: Mosques in [2 ] Sicily and Spain do not primarily reflect the architecture of Visigothic predecessors, but instead reflect the architecture introduced by the Muslim ________.