The old city of Hebron is characterized by narrow, winding streets, flat-roofed stone houses, and old bazaars.
The city is home to Hebron University and the Palestine Polytechnic University.
The first place in the Arabian Peninsula to have electricity When the Ottomans introduced electricity to the Arabian Peninsula, the first place to be lit up was the mosque of the Prophet .
 By some accounts, it would be a few more years before the Sultan himself had full electricity in his own palace in Istanbul. The current mosque is larger than the old city The current mosque is more than 100 times the size of the original building.
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Born to a family of jurists, Ibn 'Abd al-Wahhab's early education consisted of learning a fairly standard curriculum of orthodox jurisprudence according to the Hanbali school of law, which was the school of law most prevalent in his area of birth.
Despite his initial rudimentary training in classical Sunni Muslim tradition, Ibn 'Abd al-Wahhab gradually became opposed to many of the most popular and established Sunni practices agreed upon by the consensus of the scholars, Ibn 'Abd-al-Wahhab's early education consisted of learning the Quran by heart and studying a rudimentary level of Hanbali jurisprudence and theology as outlined in the works of Ibn Qudamah (d.
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Seeing a scene of impeccable beauty, we often hear the term “Heaven on Earth!
” But there is only one place that literally has the right to proclaim itself as such.
There, deep in the mosque of the Prophet (Masjid Nabawi), covered by green carpets and the tears of millions, lies a “garden from the gardens of paradise.”  It is a place known to every Muslim who has ever lived, yet there’s still much we don’t know about it.
Here are just some of the interesting facts and mysteries of the Prophet’s Mosque: 9.