Algeria is set to finally open the Grand Mosque of Algiers, set to be third largest in the world, near the end of this year or closer to the beginning of 2019.
The Grand Mosque of Algiers is under construction in the Algerian capital Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (AP)
Algeria is building one of the world’s largest mosques with a 265m-high minaret (874 feet) – the world’s tallest – as well as a 20,000 square meters prayer hall capable of accommodating up to 120,000 worshippers. (AP)