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Posts Tagged ‘Minaret

Islamophobic Swiss Vote To Ban Minarets On Mosque

November 30, 2009

Minarets (Turkish: minare,[1] from Arabic manāra (lighthouse) منارة, usually مئذنة) are distinctive architectural features of Islamic mosques. Minarets are generally tall spires with onion-shaped or conical crowns, usually either free-standing or taller than any associated support structure, states a source from Wikipedia …http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minaret The main function of the minaret is to provide a vantage point from which […]