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Five mosques attacked in UK’s Birmingham with sledgehammers

The home secretary calls the vandalism “deeply concerning”

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New Zealand mosque attacker visited Israel in 2016

Brenton Tarrant stayed in Israel for nine days in October 2016

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Muslim man attacked outside a London mosque

Incident took place hours after NZ mass shooting

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NZ mass shooting: Mosque hero put his life in danger to save others

Survivor says the unidentified hero tackled the gunman

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Watch: Thief steals water cooler from a Karachi mosque

Police are looking for the suspect with the help of the CCTV footage

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At least 13 injured in Chaman mosque blast

The nature of the blast has yet to be ascertained

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People have been praying in the wrong direction at a Turkish mosque for 37 years

The imam found out that the mihrab was built in the wrong place

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Chinese Muslims protest against government’s plan to demolish mosque

Hundreds of ethnic Hui Muslims are staging a sit-in protest in China’s western region of Ningxia against government plans to demolish a huge new mosque. The Weizhou grand mosque, with numerous domes and minarets in a Middle Eastern style, had not received proper permits before construction, officials in the town of Weizhou said in a…

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Looking for new way to donate during Ramadan? London mosque now accepts bitcoin

Looking for a new way to give money to charity as part of Ramadan? A mosque in Britain’s capital is willing to receive your donation – in bitcoin. The Shacklewell Lane Mosque in Dalston, east London, has decided to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in a bid to widen its donor base and cut down…

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Two injured in accident outside Birmingham mosque

BIRMINGHAM: Police said Friday they were investigating the possibility of a terrorist motive after two men were hit by a car outside a mosque in the central English city of Birmingham. One of the victims, who are both in their 20s, has a head injury and the other was described as “walking wounded” after being run…

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First mosque in Scottish isle to open in summer

The first mosque in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides will be open for prayers this summer, reports The Telegraph. The fundraising drive for the construction of the mosque in the Scottish isle has reached £56,000, surpassing the target of £50,000. The construction of the mosque faces a challenge from a church which is praying that it never gets…

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Why masjid, madrassa are viewed with suspicion, asks Maulana Fazl

Why mosques and madrassas are viewed with suspicion when we are against armed struggle, asked Maulana Fazlur Rehman addressing a gathering in Karachi on Thursday The gathering was held at Bagh-e-Jinnah. The chief of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) said that they have always abided by the law and Constitution. “One-way cooperation cannot work,” he said….

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At least 37 dead in car bombings at Benghazi mosque

Benghazi : At least 37 people died and scores were wounded after two car bombings outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya’s second city Benghazi, medical officials said Wednesday.  The attack after evening prayers on Tuesday underlined the continued chaos in Libya, which has been wracked by violence and divisions since dictator Moamer…

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ALERT: Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 235: state TV

Armed attackers on Friday killed at least 235 worshippers in a bomb and gun assault on a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province, in the country’s deadliest attack in recent memory. A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometres west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish…

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Death toll of Kabul mosque blast rises to 56: officials

KABUL: The death toll in Kabul mosque attack has jumped to 56, officials said Saturday, as the Afghan capital reels from the latest deadly violence. “The toll from yesterday’s Imam Zaman mosque attack has increased to 56 killed, including women and children, and 55 wounded,” an interior ministry spokesman told AFP. Officials had previously put…

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Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast

SITTWE, Myanmar: Manmar’s army chief on Saturday blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military of starting fires in the region to prevent refugees from returning. The unrest comes days after Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi declared troops had ceased “clearance operations” in…

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Video: Thieves steal donation from Karachi mosque

KARACHI: In a shameful act, thieves stole from a mosque on Friday in which they cleaned out a donation box.  As per details, this mosque is located in the city’s Lyari area.

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