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Algeria to Build Mosque With World's Tallest Minaret

Reports say Algeria is building one of the world's largest mosques, partially to serve as a 'blow' to radical Islamists. The Djamaa El Djazair mosque will be built between an upcoming tourist area and a working class district formerly a bastion for Islamist extremists, the French News Agency (AFP) reported. "Some have accused us of building a temple for the extremists," Ahmed Madani, an adviser to the minister of housing responsible for the construction, told AFP....

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