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Lebanon mosque sends message of co-existence

Architect says "you can be religious without being close-minded"

The mosque's unusual design is the result of Mr Jumblatt's decision to give architect Makram el-Kadi free rein to reinterpret what a mosque could look like.

Mukhtara, Lebanon

FROM a distance, there's little to suggest that the building at the entrance of the Druze heartland village of Mukhtara in Lebanon's Chouf mountains is a mosque.

After all, despite practising a faith that is an offshoot of Shi'ite Islam, the Druze do not worship...

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