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Afghan calligrapher creates world’s largest Quran

Afghan calligrapher creates world’s largest Quran

An Afghan calligrapher has worked for five years to create the world's biggest Quran, a bid to show the world that Afghanistan's rich cultural heritage and traditions have been damaged but not destroyed by 30 years of war.

January 17, 2012 2:49

Abu Dhabi plans to build largest sports stadium in UAE

Abu Dhabi is planning to build a sports stadium with…

November 24, 2009 4:43
Record-breaking hotels

Record-breaking hotels recently published a list of all the hotels across the world that can only be described with superlatives, including the largest, tallest and the oldest hotels. Not surprisingly, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are on the list.

August 29, 2009 2:18
Biggest, tallest, widest…

Biggest, tallest, widest…

Yet another example of Dubai’s fixation with superlatives.

April 13, 2009 2:52