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Islamic symbols

The primary symbol of Islam is the star and crescent, which is featured on a number of flags in the Middle East. Other symbols include the name of Allah in Arabic script and a mosque silhouette.

  • star and crescent

    The star and crescent was the symbol of the Ottoman Empire and appears on the flags of many Muslim countries. It has come to be used as a symbol of Islam, though it is not an official symbol and some Muslims reject it for polytheistic associations. full article →

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Title Islamic symbols
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Last UpdatedNovember 18, 2016
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MLA Citation “Islamic symbols.” ReligionFacts.com. 18 Nov. 2016. Web. Accessed 24 Feb. 2017. <www.religionfacts.com/islam/symbols>

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