30 Taliban killed ‘making bombs’ inside northern Afghan mosque — officials

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian officials on Saturday implored local and international consumers to trust the country’s halal standards after a fake certification scandal rocked its meat trade and raised questions about its global ranking. “Those who have committed crimes must be brought to justice. Halal is the image of Islam as well as Malaysia, and I […]

This UK mosque is preparing early for Ramadan — here’s how you can too

article author:  Christopher Hamill-Stewart Author:  Fri, 2021-02-05 21:53 LONDON: For UK Muslims, Ramadan 2021 looks set to be the second held in the shadow of the pandemic — but one UK mosque has told Arab News that even faced with lockdowns, worshippers can still flourish during the holiest month of the year. “Coronavirus continues to […]

Four years after Quebec mosque attack, a promise ‘not to forget’

Montreal, Canada – Four years have gone by since a gunman stormed a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, killing six people and injuring several others. But Boufeldja Benabdallah says the passage of time has not made the pain go away. “It still feels like it was yesterday,” said Benabdallah, co-founder and spokesman of the Quebec […]

UK mosque becomes vaccination center

article author:  Christopher Hamill-Stewart Author:  Thu, 2021-01-21 19:09 LONDON: A mosque is among dozens of new vaccination hubs that have opened in the UK to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the nation’s most vulnerable people. By partnering with the National Health Service (NHS) and local pharmacies, the Al-Abbas Islamic Centre in Birmingham has become the first […]

Indian Muslim trust to start Ayodhya mosque project on January 26

The project is a part of the settlement of a case surrounding the demolition of the Babri Mosque by a Hindu mob in 1992. A Muslim group in India says it will start the construction of a mosque in the northern Indian city of Ayodhya on January 26, the day the South Asian nation celebrates […]

Jury convicts man in Minnesota mosque bombing

Prosecutors detailed Michael Hari’s hatred for Muslims as motivation for the attacks during the trial. A jury on Wednesday convicted the leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group of civil rights and hate crime charges in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque. Michael Hari, 49, was found guilty on all five counts. They include […]

Court reduces sentence for Quebec City mosque attacker

The attacker who killed six Muslim men at a mosque in 2017 can apply for parole in 25 years, Quebec appeals court rules. The man convicted of fatally shooting six Muslim men at a mosque in the Canadian province of Quebec in 2017 will be able to apply for parole in 25 years, an appeals […]

Athens finally gets a mosque #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

First mosque in the Greek capital opens after 14 years of bureaucratic delays, local media reports. The first mosque in the Greek capital, Athens, has opened after 14 years of wrangling and bureaucratic delays, local media reported. The mosque’s inaugural prayers were held on Monday evening under physical distancing measures due to the rising number […]