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On Monday morning construction workers found anti-Islam banners hung at the construction site for a mosque on M. Nijhoffstraat in Weesp.
The Babri masjid (mosque) committee meeting was held against the backdrop of the Supreme Court recently asking parties involved to sit together and arrive at a consensus on the issue, which has been dragging-on for decades.
masjid al-Rabia, a women-centered, LGBTQ-inclusive, sect-diverse mosque that opened in December, names itself after Rabia al-Basri, a renowned Islamic poet and philosopher who is regarded as the first female saint of Sufism.
St. Louis, MO. (KMOV.com) - Muslim leaders held an open house at the Islamic Center in Hazelwood on Sunday in an effort to reach out to the St. Louis community.
As reported by KKTV, an unidentified man vandalized the mosque at the Fort Collins Islamic Center around 4:00am on Sunday, breaking windows and throwing a Bible into the mosque. While the individual who did this is just one person, and even though at ...
Iraqi coalition forces fighting to oust the Islamic State militant group ISIS from the city of Mosul have turned their sights onto a street in the Old City that is around the corner from the famed mosque where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the Islamic ...
Tawil said he was thankful the group could share values of "pluralism, diversity, acceptance and tolerance" at the Mother mosque, which was built in 1936 and is one of the longest-standing mosques in North America. "We are not going back in the dark ...
LOUIS - Muslim leaders in St. Louis invited people to tour a local mosque this weekend and learn more about their religion.
Although masjid al-Rabia is LGBTQ-inclusive, "centering women and affirming women needs to come first," emphasized Mahdia.
Security camera footage showed a man in his late 20s or early 30s trying to break into the mosque at about 4 a.m., although it doesn't appear that he got inside.
"Because these poor souls are welcomed by 'Islamic State.'" Until now, the government has been focusing its attention on mosques rather than the poorer quarters of town. In mid-February, Trinidad's minister for national security, General Edmund Dillon, ...
Scores of area residents from a variety of faith backgrounds broke bread together Saturday at a Scranton mosque. Filling plates from a table topped with halushki, falafel, tahini sauce and a host of other ethnic-inspired dishes, about three dozen ...
Nashville has about 10 mosques (or masjid in Arabic) already, with one in the nearby residential neighborhood of Bordeaux.
A man who authorities believe is connected to a fire that destroyed a Victoria mosque was indicted on a charge he possessed an unregistered destructive device.
During the terrorist attack at the Grand mosque in Quebec City on January 29, I was in Portsmouth, England, for the International Military Chief of Chaplains Conference.
"But local activists and a monitoring group reported that at least 46 people died, and more were trapped under rubble, when the attack struck a mosque during a religious gathering... Photos from the area showed rescue workers pulling mangled bodies ...
After just one hearing in U.S. District Court, the federal religious discrimination complaint against Culpeper County, involving its denial of a sewer permit to serve a planned mosque, is headed for potential settlement. Following an initial hearing ...
There are two sets of cases - one against BJP veteran Advani and others who were on the dais at Ram Katha Kunj in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992 when the Babri mosque was demolished. The other case was against lakhs of 'karsevaks' (volunteers) who ...
HARTFORD - Democrats are pushing a bill to toughen the state's hate crime law and expand the number of groups protected, saying a series of high-profile incidents shows the changes are needed.
In the United States, there's one depressing statistic that's risen a scary amount in the last year: According to CNN, the number of mosques targeted in 2017 has nearly doubled, with 33 incidents taking place so far. (In the same period of time in 2016 ...
SUPPORT FOR mosques - Though the Islamic Center of Des Moines received a handwritten letter this past weekend calling Muslims "vile" and "filthy," mosques in Cedar Rapids said they have received messages of support in the past few months. To ...
Now, mosques throughout the state are experiencing an outpouring of support. This includes the Mother mosque of America in Cedar Rapids.
"Everyone knows that all mosques in Brussels are in the hands of Salafists," Mayeur said, referring to the radical form of Islam.
Beirut, Lebanon (12:25 P.M.) - A fire blazed through the fifteenth century Celebi Sultan Mehmed mosque, also known as the Bayezid mosque, in the northeastern Greek town of Didymoteicho on Wednesday. The flames took 54 firefighters with 23 fire ...
A page on the Republican Party of Virginia website attacks Democratic Attorney General Mark R. Herring over his visit to a Falls Church mosque on March 17.
The rejection of a sewage permit in rural Virginia has made unlikely allies of the Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union, which both allege ...
Washington (CNN) The US military has begun a formal investigation into its Thursday airstrike in northern Syria after locals reported that a mosque was struck ...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that fresh attempts must be made by all parties to end the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri masjid dispute through negotiated settlement. CJI J S Khehar also said he was ready to sit down as principal negotiator with ...
Cary, NC - For more than 10 years, Cary's only Islamic Center has operated out of a rental space along Chatham Street. Now, after several years of construction, the permanent mosque is expected to open at 1155 W Chatham St. in 2017, across the street ...
Sources tell CBS2 that about 20 members of the masjid Salam mosque were in prayer service when they heard the sound of the glass shattering and found the front door smashed.
... center members and are assessing the situation. The Iowa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a news release seeking a hate crime investigation.
Iraqi forces are advancing into the old city of Mosul as they move closer to the Iron Bridge that will take them to the modern city center, Pentagon press ...
A mosque in Ypsilanti, Michigan, is burned to the ground. Another in Roseville, California, is spray-painted with anti-Muslim epithets.
A mosque in Ypsilanti, Michigan, is burned to the ground. Another in Roseville, California, is spray-painted with anti-Muslim epithets.
The Mother mosque, one of the longest-standing mosques in North America, was founded in 1936 when the growing Muslim population in Eastern Iowa wanted a place to worship, he said.
At one point late Sunday, witnesses reported Iraqi ground forces within 100 meters of Mosul's wrecked Iron Bridge, pressing slowly toward the nearby mosque in an offensive slowed by narrow roadways and the presence of hundreds of thousands of civilians.
Chicago (Fox 32 News) - An organization called "GainPeace" is trying to help more Americans understand Muslims and Islam by hosting open houses.
Dozens of people gathered at a South Bay mosque Sunday to show their solidarity with Muslims and all Americans.
Black smoke billowed from the area around al-Nuri mosque, also known as the Great mosque, as helicopters hovered overhead and fired down.
Boston (AP) - Sixteen mosques across Massachusetts will hold an Open mosque Day to give the public a chance to meet Muslim neighbors.
A correspondent and an announcer at the Turkish government TRT space channel has fulfilled the wish of his would be wife who asked him to present to her the wedding ring while kneeling in front of the Holy Kaaba inside the Grand mosque in Makkah.
Two groups of opposing protesters at a North Texas mosque ended up banding together and even sharing a meal after a third group began insulting some of the demonstrators.
Citing violence carried out at the hands of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), a petition has been filed against the building of a Michigan mosque in a city with a large population of Christian Iraqi refugees. The proposed mosque in Sterling ...
A GERMAN right-wing extremist group has tried to scupper building plans for a mosque - by planting ten large wooden crosses at the site.
Trump promised during the presidential campaign that he would "take out the families" of suspected terrorists. At least 56 and possibly as many as 70" innocent civilian worshippers perished during prayers.
Boston (AP) - Sixteen mosques across Massachusetts will hold an Open mosque Day to give the public a chance to meet Muslim neighbors.
Tampa, FL - On March 10, a small group of dedicated activists came together to stand against the recent firebombing of a local mosque. The Islamic Society of New Tampa was the victim of an Islamophobic arson on Feb. 24, the sixth since last year. The ...


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