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A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Great Mosque of Herat, Afghanistan)

A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Great Mosque of Herat, Afghanistan)

The Great Mosque of Herat (Persian: مسجد جامع هرات‎, Masjid-i Jāmi‘-i Herāt), also known as the “Jami Masjid of Herat,” is a large mosque in the city of Herat, in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s northwestern region. It was constructed by the Ghurids in 1200 CE, u.....

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Green Mosque, Bursa, Turkey

Green Mosque, Bursa, Turkey

The Green Mosque (Turkish: Yeşil Camii), also known as the Mosque of Mehmed I, is a mosque and dervish lodge (zawiye) built by Ottoman sultan Mehmed I as part of a multi-functional complex (külliye or imaret). It’s a lovely mosque with a fantastic green hue to the tiles and exterior decor.....

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A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Şemsi Pasha Mosque, Turkey)

A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Şemsi Pasha Mosque, Turkey)

The Şemsi Pasha Mosque (Turkish: Şemsi Paşa Camii, also spelled Chamsi-Pasha) was designed in 1580 for Grand Vizier Şemsi Ahmet Pasha, according to a design by Mimar Sinan. It is the architect’s smallest building to date, and it is very modest in scale and decor. It is an Ottoman mosque.....

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A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Kılıç Ali Pasha Complex, Turkey)

A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Kılıç Ali Pasha Complex, Turkey)

The Kılıç Ali Pasha Complex (Turkish: Kılıç Ali Paşa Külliyesi) is a mosque complex located near Karaköy, Istanbul, Turkey, across from the Ottoman canon foundry (Tophane). It is a mosque complex planned and built by Mimar Sinan, who was in his 90s at the time, between 1580 and 1587; the.....

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A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Atik Valide Mosque, Turkey)

A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Atik Valide Mosque, Turkey)

The Atik Valide Mosque (Turkish: Atik Valide Camii, Eski Valide Camii) is one of Mimar Sinan’s two major mosque complexes in Istanbul. Though not as impressive as the Süleymaniye, it was constructed on a similar plan and in a similar commanding position. Due to the presence of female grace.....

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A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Behram Pasha Mosque, Turkey)

A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Behram Pasha Mosque, Turkey)

Behrem Pasha Mosque (Turkish: Behrem Paşa Camii, Kurdish: Mizgefta Behram Paşa‎) is an Ottoman-period mosque in the southwestern quadrant of Diyarbakr’s old walled city in Turkey. The Ottoman governor-general Behram Pasha commissioned it, and the imperial architect Mimar Sinan designed .....

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Research shows current methods used for Oil and Gas Pipelines are not safe during earthquake

Research shows current methods used for Oil and Gas Pipelines are not safe during earthquake

Recent earthquakes have highlighted the vulnerability and risks associated with natural gas transportation and distribution systems. The study demonstrates that the current methods for calculating the stress received by underground pipelines during an earthquake are incorrect. Underground pipelin.....

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Living in a country with four seasons is better than living in the tropics – an open Speech

Living in a country with four seasons is better than living in the tropics – an open Speech

This has been a long-time tussle between the people of cooler climates and the natives of the tropics. I feel neither is better as each has its advantages and disadvantages. The cooler climates of the northern and southern hemispheres have their appeal in that they make picturesque postcard mater.....

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The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

There are 370 million Indigenous people all over the world; these communities are different, but they all face the same problems. Indigenous rights are those that arise in recognition of indigenous peoples’ unique circumstances. This includes not only the most fundamental human rights of ph.....

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Humber Bridge, England

Humber Bridge, England

With a span of 1,410 meters, the Humber Bridge is the world’s eighth-largest suspension bridge. It is situated between the Lincolnshire towns of Barton-upon-Humber and Hessle in the East Riding of Yorkshire in England. It is a single-span, 2.22 km (2,430 yd; 7,300 ft; 1.38 mi) road suspensi.....

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Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey

Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey

The Bosphorus Bridge (Turkish: Boğaziçi Köprüsü), also officially known as the 15 July Martyrs Bridge (Turkish: 15 Temmuz Şehitler Köprüsü) and unofficially known as the First Bridge (Turkish: Birinci Köprü), is one of three bridges that span the Bosporus Strait, which separates Asia f.....

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A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Ortaköy Mosque, Istanbul)

A Visit To A Historical Place/Building (Ortaköy Mosque, Istanbul)

Sultan Abdülmecid I ordered the Ortaköy Mosque (Turkish: Ortaköy Camii), also known as the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque of Sultan Abdülmecid), to be constructed between 1853 and 1856. Nikogos, the son of the famous Armenian architect family Balyan, designed it. The modern Bos.....

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