The Palm Islands are an artificial archipelago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on which major commercial and residential infrastructures will be constructed. They are being constructed by Nakheel Properties, a property developer in the United Arab Emirates, who hired Belgian and Dutch dredging and marine contractor Jan De Nul and Van Oord, some of the [...]
The Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque in Dubai is named after Omar, a close companion of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). The area of mosque’s interior is 4,200 square metres that can house 2,000 worshippers at a time and is expected to open before Ramadan, which is expected to start in August.
The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman can accommodate up to 20,000 worshippers. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque has a main dome which is 44.5 metres high and a main minaret which is 74 metres high. It was in 1995 that Sultan Qaboos ordered the construction of the Grand Mosque at his own expense, construction [...]