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#RamadanLens 2016 (3rd Week)

Earlier in June we announced the #RamadanLens photo marathon, started by Facebook user Omar Abu Omar in 2015 and carried forward by photographer Natheer Halawani in 2016. Here’s to recap: What is Ramadan Len...
Ramadan Lens

#RamadanLens 2016 (2nd Week)

We had announced last week the #RamadanLens photo marathon, started by Facebook user Omar Abu Omar in 2015 and carried forward by photographer Natheer Halawani in 2016. Here's to recap: What is Ramadan Lens?...
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25 Amazing Photos from Hajj 1953

Catch a glimpse of how it was like to perform Hajj in 1953. Though this was only just over 60 years ago, a lot has changed mainly due to the increase in the number of pilgrims going to perform Hajj. ...
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Holy Week day by day

The Holy week in Christianity is the last week of Lent and the week before Easter. It is also called PASSION week. Associated with it is the religious holiday of Friday of Sorrows, while the week itself include...
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St Maron Cave, Hermel

The monastery, carved out of rock near the source of the Orontes (Assi) River, has been in decline for many years, as natural forces and shepherds seeking shelter from winter storms have taken their toll. Accor...