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The Grand Al-Asha’ir Mosque built by Abu Musa al-Asha'iri in Zabīd - Yemen
Yemen

Zabid is one of Yemen's famous historical cities with a unique architectural style and urban cultural heritage that led to its being classified as part of the international community heritage by UNESCO. According to historical sources, Zabid had answered the call of Islam conveyed by Abu Mousa Al Ash'ari and his companions, by the beginning of the eighth year of the Hijra.

The city was called Zabid after the valley which carried the name of the Zabid tribe who used to live in the plains of Tihama. It is situated 30km away from the Red Sea and 100 km south of the city ...

http://www.sabanews.net/en/news78365.htm

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/conservation-of-the-historic-city-of-zabid-in-yemen.html

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