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The foundation's IFNY website, said the Masjid (Mosque) building was a project nine years in the making and the space is meant for Quranic teachings, Jumuah (Friday) prayer and for Islamic programming for children. State Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) and City Councilman Barry ...
Three militia members accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex in southwest Kansas go on trial Tuesday in Wichita. Their alleged plot laid bare tiny pockets of the ugliest, potentially violent, racism in a region that's seen immigrants drawn to tough meatpacking jobs for decades.

Minnesota Mosque Explosion Arrests In this July 2017 booking photo released by Ford County Sheriff's Office, Michael Hari is seen on an assault charge. Hari, 47, allegedly intended for the attack to scare Muslims into leaving the U.S. HOGP
The attacks targeted Turkish mosques, associations and shops in various cities including Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Aachen. Germany has a three million-strong Turkish community, many of whom are second and third-generation German-born citizens of Turkish descent whose grandparents moved to ...
He also noted that a mosque is likely to locate across from Century Tavern on Center Ridge Road. The developers of the mosque are coming to the Planning Commission in March. Gillock said he expects the project to "sail through." Since the groups for the monthly Coffee & Conversation are getting bigger ...

Two women accused of breaking into an Arizona mosque while yelling derogatory comments have been charged with burglary. Tahnee Gonzales and Elizabeth Dauenhauer of Tempe, Arizona, appear to have filmed themselves wandering through the mosque last week. The video, which was livestreamed ...
Two women were arrested on Thursday after they recorded a video while taking things from a mosque in Arizona and insulting Islam, which the police said might be considered hate speech. In the video, which was posted to Facebook on March 4 and shared by several accounts, the women, identified by ...
Hari, 47, a former sheriff's deputy accused of being the ringleader in the bombing of a Minnesota mosque, allegedly intended for the attack to scare Muslims into leaving the U.S. He and two associates were charged March 13, 2018, with traveling from rural Clarence, Ill., about 120 miles south of Chicago, ...
Representatives of Germany's three biggest Muslim organizations joined forces on Thursday to call for more solidarity from German politicians, media, and society at large in the face of a recent spate of attacks on mosques in the country. The leaders of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany (ZMD), the ...
The Islamic Society of Concord has moved into its very own mosque, after 15 years of renting space. In their new home, congregants now have a private space to meet with the Imam. Men and women can now pray on the same floor, which they couldn't do in the rented space. All Things Considered host ...
Germans should not dismiss mosque attacks by pro-Kurdish extremists as a foreign issue with no relevance to German society, the Central Council of Muslims in Germany (ZMD), the Turkish Muslim organisation DITIB, and the Islamic Council said on Thursday. "Muslims have already been under constant ...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP) - Why would three men from Illinois drive more than 500 miles to throw a pipe bomb through the window of a Minnesota mosque? The motive to specifically target Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington wasn't revealed by federal prosecutors, but was suggested by ...
Police say two women could face trespassing charges after a live Facebook video showed them snatching items from a Tempe mosque, urging children to join them in taking printed materials and mocking the Muslim faith. ... The Islamic Community Center of Tempe, one of the largest mosques in Arizona.
Most of them were small Pentecostal churches, and one mosque was also closed. The government says the reason is that some preachers "deceive their congregation with misleading sermons", AFP reports. But some preachers have accused the government of trying to control their message to congregants in a country ...
According to the lawsuit, the effort for the mosque was met by virulent attacks against the Muslim religion and was then unfairly voted down by the city's zoning board. "We are very pleased to have received a unanimous approval from the zoning board and look forward to welcoming Bayonne residents of all ...
Three men charged Tuesday with illegally possessing a machine gun are suspected of bombing a mosque in Minnesota and attempting to bomb an abortion clinic in Illinois last year, federal officials said. While the complaint does not charge the men with crimes related to the bombing episodes, the ...

A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian residents of the southern occupied West Bank village of Al-Tiwani, and attempted to set fire to the village's mosque, according to locals. Locals from Al-Tiwani, located in the South Hebron Hills, told Ma'an that a group of 30 settlers from the Maon and Havat ...
This story of making do with modest facilities, and of Muslims banding together in their spare time to secure new sites, is not unique; in fact, it is typical of how many of the now 1,800 mosques across Britain were originally opened. As I found while researching my book, The British Mosque, it followed a ...
The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating graffiti that was found scrawled at the site of a mosque under construction in Queens Village. The graffiti, which included a reference to the 9/11 attacks, was reported just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, according to Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, commanding officer ...
Adeel Mangi and fellow litigation partner Muhammad Faridi have worked on cases involving the denial of mosques. ... Bar Association of New York, said there'd been a problem with a group in New Jersey that was denied permission to build a mosque, according to Mangi, a litigation partner at Manhattan ...
BAYONNE -- There will be a special Zoning Board hearing tonight to approve the city's first mosque, two-and-a-half years after a local Muslim group first applied for consideration. As part of a $400,000 settlement agreement, the city's Zoning Board will approve the Bayonne Muslims' application for a ...
Local residents got the opportunity to learn all about the Islamic faith on Saturday during the third annual “Visit a Mosque Day” held at the Islamic Center of Savannah. The Savannah interfaith open house was part of a statewide event organized to encourage people to learn more about their local Muslim ...
A mosque in Berlin has been set on fire by masked assailants in the early hours of Sunday morning. "Witnesses told us that three assailants with covered faces threw burning material and immediately ran away," said Bayram Turk, the head of the mosque association. This attacks comes only a few days after ...
For their “new” mosque claim, Gatestone used a map of mosques in London from MuslimsInBritain.org, a blog dedicated to cataloging British mosques. Yet the map itself doesn't claim to be a catalog of “new” mosques, and a number of mosques included on the map were built well before the year 2000.
Under President Trump, Latino immigrants in the U.S. illegally are under enormous pressure. ICE has dramatically intensified its efforts to detain and deport undocumented persons. That was a cornerstone of Trump's campaign platform, and after his election, officials at a mosque in Cincinnati announced ...
The architects behind the Vali-e-Asr mosque dispensed with the traditional rounded domes and towering minarets, instead opting for a modern design ... He and his co-designer, Catherine Spiridonoff, point out that mosques come in many shapes and sizes, and that the first mosque ever built, at the time of ...
Imam Mustafa Akaya speaks to his congregation at the Islamic Society of Greater Concord's new mosque Friday, March 2, 2018. ... After raising double that amount to purchase the building through local community donations and other mosques in less than a year, Mask seemed confident raising money for ...
Rabnawaz Akbar, a trustee of Makki Masjid in the northern city of Manchester, told Al Jazeera. Over the past couple of days, a handful of volunteers have camped out at the place of worship, providing food and shelter to Manchester's homeless. The mosque is also offering its shower facilities to those ...
In the Dutch city of Rotterdam, windows of the Turkish Geylani Mosque, which is run by the Geylani Foundation, were broken and the walls were vandalized by PYD/PKK supporters on Jan. 22. Ali Dede Tas, head of the Geylani Foundation, said the incident had made everyone sad and he hoped such an ...
Discussion and public comment about Carmel, Indiana's proposed first mosque lasted more than five hours Monday night before the city's Board of Zoning Appeals. However, the few minutes between a motion to vote on the proposal and the results may have been the longest part of the night.
The Board of Zoning Appeals voted 3-2 late Monday to allow the congregation to build the mosque at 141st Street and Shelborne Road, after taking more than five hours of public comment. About 300 signed up to speak, but as the clock turned toward midnight, 88 had spoken in favor of the mosque and 88 ...
Somers will update its land use plan for the I-94 corridor and the northwest portion of the village — including property for a proposed mosque. The Village Board Tuesday secured the services of Foth Infrastructure and Environment to lead the village through the process of updating its land use and sewer ...
Police had been deployed in the eastern town of Ampara to control the unrest after a Sinhalese mob attacked a mosque, four shops and several vehicles ... to uphold minority rights and freedom of religion after more than 20 attacks on Muslims, including arson at Muslim-owned businesses and mosques.
CARMEL, Ind. — The city's Board of Zoning Appeals voted 3-2 late Monday night to approve a proposal to build a mosque in an area of Carmel that is predominately residential. A healthy roar and clapping followed the announcement of the vote, more than five hours after the meeting started.
CARMEL, Ind. — The Board of Zoning Appeals will vote tonight on whether to allow a Muslim congregation to build a mosque in what's predominantly a residential area. The Al Salam ... Not much research has been published on what happens to property values after the approval of new mosques.
In Berlin, Germany, the first mosque to welcome unveiled women and gays opened last year, co-founded by Turkish-German human-rights activist Seyran Ates. In contrast to traditional mosques, males and females worship together in the new mosque. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) ...
As the number of Muslims in America increased — they are currently 1 percent of the U.S. population — so too has the number of mosques. The rise of the mosque as the preeminent religious institution among Muslims in the United States reveals how the structure of Islamic religion has become typically ...
“We wanted it to be an avant-garde project, not a conservative and backward one,” he added. He and his co-designer, Catherine Spiridonoff, point out that mosques come in many shapes and sizes, and that the first mosque ever built, at the time of the Prophet Muhammad, was a simple structure without ...
LONDON: Non-Muslims will be welcomed with tea and biscuits at mosques across the UK this weekend during an annual open day that encourages ... Speaking at a launch on Thursday at the Al-Manaar Center in Kensington, which has been holding mosque open days for years, he said, “Mosques are ...
A Church of England bishop is urging Christians to visit their local mosque this weekend, saying it is an 'important step' in getting to know neighbours. Toby Howarth, the bishop of Bradford, backed the annual Visit My Mosque day this Saturday, saying he planned to go to several mosques in Bradford along ...
Mexican taco truck operators in California are using their business power to promote social harmony, foster understanding between cultures and give a voice to the Latino and Muslim minorities. As part of a campaign called Taco Trucks at Every Mosque, they are holding events at which Muslim services are ...
“Everyone knows that all mosques in Brussels are in the hands of Salafists,” Brussels Mayor Yvan Mayeur said in an interview last year. “We need to change this, we need new mosques that follow our democratic rules and that are being controlled by the government.” The Grand Mosque in Brussels denies ...
RIYADH: Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Saleh Al-Asheikh visited the center for geographic information of mosques at the ministry ... The application will provide many services such as information about the mosque and its curators, a map of the mosques in the Kingdom, the ability to send ...
The royal is reportedly following in the footsteps of the late Princess Diana by visiting the London place of worship. Meghan Markle has been echoing the charitable efforts of her late mother-in-law-to-be in recent weeks. The American actress, who is set to wed Britain's Prince Harry in May, has been making ...
Saudi Arabia has agreed to give up control of Belgium's largest mosque in a sign that it is trying to shed its reputation as a global exporter of an ... a new Saudi initiative, not publicly announced but described to reporters by Western officials, to end support for mosques and religious schools abroad blamed ...
Since 20 January, which marked the beginning of the Turkish offensive against the Kurdish province of Afrin in Syria, several mosques belonging to the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB) and the Islamic Community Milli Gorus (IGMG) have come under attack in Germany: in Leipzig, mosque ...
A mosque in northern Drachten town has come under an arson attack, according to the manager of Islamic Center Drachten Foundation on Sunday. The mosque, visited mostly by Moroccan-origin people, is operated by the foundation. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, foundation manager Khalid Bennaceur ...
Since the 2015 decision, the organisation has operated a temporary mosque with a capacity of 2,500 on the site. It went to the high court seeking to overturn a demolition order. However, the court ruled in the council's favour and ordered the mosque's owners to pay more than £22,000 in costs to the council.
Saeed pointed out, “There is another individual initiative to install solar energy systems in the Grand Mosque of Jayyous in the governorate of Qalqilya.” He said that the department is planning to install solar systems in all of the 35 mosques of the governorate, and discussions are ongoing with the ...


 

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