ufansius:

The Shrine of Hussain ibn Ali (مقام الامام الحسين) in the Imam Hussain Mosque (bottom photo) in Karbala, Iraq.

(via masalamermaid)

breathtakingdestinations:

Petra - Jordan (von Lauras Eye)
moyen—orient:

Kuwait City, Kuwait by Sherif Ayad 81

kingalbsy:

Some cool mosaics I saw in Iran.  First three photos in Shiraz (2010), last one in Isfahan (2008).

(via beautyofiran)

cornersoftheworld:

Dubai | by Beno Saradzic
The Wailing Wall, Jerusalem
This was taken a few hours before riots broke out in the Old City to protest the Israel/Gaza conflict that began July 8th. 
submitted by: acquire-some-taste, thanks!
Baha’i Gardens, Haifa, Israel 
submitted by: acquire-some-taste, thanks!
the-gasoline-station:

Foggy Dubai
Picture: This breathtaking view from the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, shows a thick blanket of smoggy fog smothering Dubai. The mist almost completely covers the skyscrapers which dominate the skyline.
© Bjoern Lauen/Solent News - Source
breathtakingdestinations:

Sana’a- Yemen (von Rod Waddington)
islandrecords:

The Pearl
Population of 5,000; part of Qatar; 1.54 square miles.
Interesting fact: the island is being artificially constructed and when it is finished is intended to be home to 45,000 residents.
The Pearl-Qatar (by Lornss AlNaimi)
breathtakingdestinations:

Old Sana’a - Yemen (von Rod Waddington)
breathtakingdestinations:

Dubai - United Arab Emirates (von Fuad Al Ansari)
Tehran, Iran
submitted by: all-bittersweet-melodies, thanks!
Doha, Qatar
submitted by: agentrusco, thanks!
breathtakingdestinations:

Sultan Qaboos Mosque - Oman (von khowaga1)
Opaque  by  andbamnan