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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
 
Record-breaking hotels

Record-breaking hotels

Hotels.com 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
 
Mall than meets the eye, Part II

Mall than meets the eye, Part II

Dubai boasts tens of glitzy malls, including the largest one in the region. But what are the essentials of a successful shopping center? Part II.

February 15, 2009 8:34
 
Mall than meets the eye, Part I

Mall than meets the eye, Part I

Dubai boasts tens of glitzy malls, including the largest one in the region. But what are the essentials of a successful shopping center? Part I.

February 12, 2009 1:04