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Taken back in 2008, before I left Syria to travel on hajj.

Golan Hospital - Quneitra, Syria
Quneitra now lies in the demilitarized United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone (UNDOF) between Syria and Israel.

Taken back in 2008, before I left Syria to travel on hajj.

Golan Hospital - Quneitra, Syria
Quneitra now lies in the demilitarized United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone (UNDOF) between Syria and Israel.

Head in hands, staring out the back window of the school bus - I feel your pain bro! #Sunday  (at Corniche Seaside)

Head in hands, staring out the back window of the school bus - I feel your pain bro! #Sunday (at Corniche Seaside)

Beach season has officially started! #Summer #Winter #qatarliving #beach #braai  (at Fuwairit Beach)

Beach season has officially started! #Summer #Winter #qatarliving #beach #braai (at Fuwairit Beach)

Hitting the beach! #hyperlapse #fuwairat #braai #qatarliving (at Fuwairit Beach)

Moroccan tea, Iraqi sweets and Turkish Delight - enjoyed last night by South African, French and Qatari friends! #global (at Al Markhiya..Doha Qatar)

Moroccan tea, Iraqi sweets and Turkish Delight - enjoyed last night by South African, French and Qatari friends! #global (at Al Markhiya..Doha Qatar)

Jumah Mubarak. Happy Friday. My favourite mosque > #hyperlapse (at Katara Mosque)

Cool #hyperlapse of @tazb10 navigating some Doha side streets - how many traffic violations can you spot? (at Bin Omran)

Potjiekos

In South Africa, potjiekos, literally translated “small pot food”, is a stew prepared outdoors. 

It is traditionally cooked in a round, cast iron, three-legged pot, the potjie, descended from the Dutch oven brought from the Netherlands to South Africa in the 17th century and found in the homes and villages of people throughout southern Africa. (at Newfields)

Potjiekos

In South Africa, potjiekos, literally translated “small pot food”, is a stew prepared outdoors.

It is traditionally cooked in a round, cast iron, three-legged pot, the potjie, descended from the Dutch oven brought from the Netherlands to South Africa in the 17th century and found in the homes and villages of people throughout southern Africa. (at Newfields)

Back to Doha! (at Waterstone West)

Back to Doha! (at Waterstone West)

Beautiful day in Cape Town - couldn’t be better weather for the biggest march for Palestine in the country’s history… #SAMarch4Gaza  (at Parliament of South Africa)

Beautiful day in Cape Town - couldn’t be better weather for the biggest march for Palestine in the country’s history… #SAMarch4Gaza (at Parliament of South Africa)

Cape Town city centre was a hive of activity as tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators made their way to Parliament… (at CPUT)

Crowd building up for the #SAMarch4Gaza in Cape Town. Some 100,000 people from all over the country expected

Crowd building up for the #SAMarch4Gaza in Cape Town. Some 100,000 people from all over the country expected

Message from Jumah lecture at Claremont Main Road Mosque: 

"All conscientious Muslims and responsible global citizens should stand up for justice in Palestine. The best form of jihad is to speak truth against falsehood!" 

Imam also encourages all to attend the March for Gaza to Parliament on Saturday, and keep putting pressure on the ANC government to cut all ties with Israel.  (at Claremont Main Road Mosque)

Message from Jumah lecture at Claremont Main Road Mosque:

"All conscientious Muslims and responsible global citizens should stand up for justice in Palestine. The best form of jihad is to speak truth against falsehood!"

Imam also encourages all to attend the March for Gaza to Parliament on Saturday, and keep putting pressure on the ANC government to cut all ties with Israel. (at Claremont Main Road Mosque)

The Bo‑Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa formerly known as the Malay Quarter.

Known for its brightly coloured houses and situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is the spiritual home of the Cape’s Muslim community.

It is home to The Auwal Masjid, the first and oldest mosque built in South Africa. 

Imam Abdullah Kadi Abdus Salaam, also known as Tuan Guru, was the first Imam at this Masjid. 

The Auwal Masjid came into existence in 1794 during the first British occupation of the Cape of Good Hope and was the main religious institution during the years 1804 until 1850.

The mosque was built on land belonging to the freed slave Coridon van Ceylon. 

In 1793 Tuan Guru was released from Robben Island, having served a prison sentence of thirteen years.  (at Bo-Kaap, Cape Town)

The Bo‑Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa formerly known as the Malay Quarter.

Known for its brightly coloured houses and situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is the spiritual home of the Cape’s Muslim community.

It is home to The Auwal Masjid, the first and oldest mosque built in South Africa.

Imam Abdullah Kadi Abdus Salaam, also known as Tuan Guru, was the first Imam at this Masjid.

The Auwal Masjid came into existence in 1794 during the first British occupation of the Cape of Good Hope and was the main religious institution during the years 1804 until 1850.

The mosque was built on land belonging to the freed slave Coridon van Ceylon.

In 1793 Tuan Guru was released from Robben Island, having served a prison sentence of thirteen years. (at Bo-Kaap, Cape Town)

Cruising the streets of Fordsburg in the 1980s - outside the old Planet Hotel on Mint Road. #goodtimes #TBT

Cruising the streets of Fordsburg in the 1980s - outside the old Planet Hotel on Mint Road. #goodtimes #TBT

Taken back in 2008, before I left Syria to travel on hajj.

Golan Hospital - Quneitra, Syria
Quneitra now lies in the demilitarized United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone (UNDOF) between Syria and Israel.

Taken back in 2008, before I left Syria to travel on hajj.

Golan Hospital - Quneitra, Syria
Quneitra now lies in the demilitarized United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone (UNDOF) between Syria and Israel.

Head in hands, staring out the back window of the school bus - I feel your pain bro! #Sunday  (at Corniche Seaside)

Head in hands, staring out the back window of the school bus - I feel your pain bro! #Sunday (at Corniche Seaside)

Beach season has officially started! #Summer #Winter #qatarliving #beach #braai  (at Fuwairit Beach)

Beach season has officially started! #Summer #Winter #qatarliving #beach #braai (at Fuwairit Beach)

Hitting the beach! #hyperlapse #fuwairat #braai #qatarliving (at Fuwairit Beach)

Moroccan tea, Iraqi sweets and Turkish Delight - enjoyed last night by South African, French and Qatari friends! #global (at Al Markhiya..Doha Qatar)

Moroccan tea, Iraqi sweets and Turkish Delight - enjoyed last night by South African, French and Qatari friends! #global (at Al Markhiya..Doha Qatar)

Jumah Mubarak. Happy Friday. My favourite mosque > #hyperlapse (at Katara Mosque)

Cool #hyperlapse of @tazb10 navigating some Doha side streets - how many traffic violations can you spot? (at Bin Omran)

Potjiekos

In South Africa, potjiekos, literally translated “small pot food”, is a stew prepared outdoors. 

It is traditionally cooked in a round, cast iron, three-legged pot, the potjie, descended from the Dutch oven brought from the Netherlands to South Africa in the 17th century and found in the homes and villages of people throughout southern Africa. (at Newfields)

Potjiekos

In South Africa, potjiekos, literally translated “small pot food”, is a stew prepared outdoors.

It is traditionally cooked in a round, cast iron, three-legged pot, the potjie, descended from the Dutch oven brought from the Netherlands to South Africa in the 17th century and found in the homes and villages of people throughout southern Africa. (at Newfields)

Back to Doha! (at Waterstone West)

Back to Doha! (at Waterstone West)

Beautiful day in Cape Town - couldn’t be better weather for the biggest march for Palestine in the country’s history… #SAMarch4Gaza  (at Parliament of South Africa)

Beautiful day in Cape Town - couldn’t be better weather for the biggest march for Palestine in the country’s history… #SAMarch4Gaza (at Parliament of South Africa)

Cape Town city centre was a hive of activity as tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators made their way to Parliament… (at CPUT)

Crowd building up for the #SAMarch4Gaza in Cape Town. Some 100,000 people from all over the country expected

Crowd building up for the #SAMarch4Gaza in Cape Town. Some 100,000 people from all over the country expected

Message from Jumah lecture at Claremont Main Road Mosque: 

"All conscientious Muslims and responsible global citizens should stand up for justice in Palestine. The best form of jihad is to speak truth against falsehood!" 

Imam also encourages all to attend the March for Gaza to Parliament on Saturday, and keep putting pressure on the ANC government to cut all ties with Israel.  (at Claremont Main Road Mosque)

Message from Jumah lecture at Claremont Main Road Mosque:

"All conscientious Muslims and responsible global citizens should stand up for justice in Palestine. The best form of jihad is to speak truth against falsehood!"

Imam also encourages all to attend the March for Gaza to Parliament on Saturday, and keep putting pressure on the ANC government to cut all ties with Israel. (at Claremont Main Road Mosque)

The Bo‑Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa formerly known as the Malay Quarter.

Known for its brightly coloured houses and situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is the spiritual home of the Cape’s Muslim community.

It is home to The Auwal Masjid, the first and oldest mosque built in South Africa. 

Imam Abdullah Kadi Abdus Salaam, also known as Tuan Guru, was the first Imam at this Masjid. 

The Auwal Masjid came into existence in 1794 during the first British occupation of the Cape of Good Hope and was the main religious institution during the years 1804 until 1850.

The mosque was built on land belonging to the freed slave Coridon van Ceylon. 

In 1793 Tuan Guru was released from Robben Island, having served a prison sentence of thirteen years.  (at Bo-Kaap, Cape Town)

The Bo‑Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa formerly known as the Malay Quarter.

Known for its brightly coloured houses and situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is the spiritual home of the Cape’s Muslim community.

It is home to The Auwal Masjid, the first and oldest mosque built in South Africa.

Imam Abdullah Kadi Abdus Salaam, also known as Tuan Guru, was the first Imam at this Masjid.

The Auwal Masjid came into existence in 1794 during the first British occupation of the Cape of Good Hope and was the main religious institution during the years 1804 until 1850.

The mosque was built on land belonging to the freed slave Coridon van Ceylon.

In 1793 Tuan Guru was released from Robben Island, having served a prison sentence of thirteen years. (at Bo-Kaap, Cape Town)

Cruising the streets of Fordsburg in the 1980s - outside the old Planet Hotel on Mint Road. #goodtimes #TBT

Cruising the streets of Fordsburg in the 1980s - outside the old Planet Hotel on Mint Road. #goodtimes #TBT

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