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The Baqi Cemetery from one of the Minarets of Masjid An Nabawi

The Baqi Cemetery

info-pictogram1 Many companions of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) are buried here.

Palestine from space (IMAGES)

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Free Palestine

Free Palestine

Free Palestine

Subhana’llah: Fireflies (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Fireflies emit light mostly to attract mates, although they also communicate for other reasons as well, such as to defend territory and warn predators away. In some firefly species, only one sex lights up. In most, however, both sexes glow; often the male will fly, while females will wait in trees, shrubs and grasses to spot an attractive male. If she finds one, she’ll signal it with a flash of her own.

– Fireflies eat other fireflies.
– Fireflies have short lifespans (1 year).
– Fireflies are found on almost every continent.
– Fireflies are medically and scientifically useful.

RELATED: GLOWING FIREFLIES (Video)

Breathtaking photographs of the human race

“I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.”

"I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in."

A boy rescues his sister from underneath the rubble of their home in Syria

  A boy rescues his sister from underneath the rubble of their home in Syria

Toshimana, an apprentice Geisha in Kyoto

 Toshimana, an apprentice Geisha in Kyoto

Yezidi girl carries an assault rifle to protect her family against ISIS

Yezidi girl carries an assault rifle to protect her family against ISIS

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Subhana’llah: Peacock (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Peacocks are ground-feeders that eat insects, plants, and small creatures. There are two familiar peacock species. The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka, while the green peacock is found in Java and Myanmar (Burma). A more distinct and little-known species, the Congo peacock, inhabits African rain forests.

Subhana’llah: Camels (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Camels can drink up to 40 gallons of water in one go.Their temperature ranges from 34 degrees Celsius at night to 41 degrees during the day. They don’t begin to sweat until they are over 41 degrees. One reason camels can go long periods without water is the shape of their red blood cells. These are oval and so will flow when they are dehydrated rather than clumping, as ours do. The camel is the only mammal to have oval red blood cells. They can close their nostrils against wind and sand when necessary.

Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Masjid, Putrajaya in Malaysia

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info-pictogram1 When we know the status of something, it is easier to honor it. Unfortunately, Muslims today do not honor the mosques as they should be honored. We know that the masjid is the House of Allah, but we fail to internalize the nobility this title holds. When any object or person is connected to the Grand Name of Allah, it shows prestigious rank. For example, Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) calls some of His exclusive slaves, “ebaadur-Rahman”, the slaves of the Most Merciful. By connecting them with His Name; Allah is honoring them. Similarly, the masajid are known as “Buyutullah”, the Houses of Allah. Of all the places on this earth, the Prophet ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) informed us that the mosques are the most beloved placed to Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) . Think about it: Our Lord loves the masajid! Even the name holds great honor; “masjid” literally means “place of prostration (sujud)”. They are the greatest places to worship Allah and to remember Him. Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He) says, “And the mosques are for Allah (Alone).” (72:18)

Article source: http://muslimmatters.org/

Snow and Sand in the Arabian Desert (IMAGES)

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Photographs of The Rupture Of Perito Moreno Glacier

By: Jakub Polomski

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