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Trump says would consider closing some US mosques
Trump says would consider closing some US mosques

Billionaire Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump said that the United States should "strongly consider" shuttering some mosques.

Trump says would consider closing some US mosques
Mosque blasts kill 55 in NE Nigeria
Mosque blasts kill 55 in NE Nigeria

Two bomb blasts ripped through mosques in northeast Nigeria, killing at least 55 people and injuring more than 100.

Mosque blasts kill 55 in NE Nigeria
The tomb of Abakh Khoja ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Silk Road explorers from Kazakhstan: Minarets of Xinjiang

The expedition group from Kazakhstan has immersed itself into the spiritual life of the ancient and enigmatic city of Kashgar.

Silk Road explorers from Kazakhstan: Minarets of Xinjiang
Photo ©  RIA Novosti/ Maxim Bogodvid
Children's Quran recital competition at Almaty Mosque

The Central Mosque Almaty has announced a Quran recital competition among children.

Children's Quran recital competition at Almaty Mosque
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Man shot dead in Thailand mosque attack: police

Gunmen opened fire at a mosque in insurgency-hit southern Thailand, killing one man and injuring another a day after Muslims began observing the holy month of Ramadan, police said.

Man shot dead in Thailand mosque attack: police
Riot policemen, Zanzibar. ©Reuters/Goran Tomasevic
One killed, several wounded in Zanzibar bombing

One person was killed and several others were wounded in a bomb attack near a mosque on Tanzania's Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar on Friday, police said.

One killed, several wounded in Zanzibar bombing
Vandals leave anti-Arab grafitti on Israel mosque
Vandals leave anti-Arab grafitti on Israel mosque

Vandals left anti-Arab graffiti on a mosque in northern Israel overnight and damaged a door on the building, police said.

Vandals leave anti-Arab grafitti on Israel mosque
Chechen president dedicates Israel's biggest mosque
Chechen president dedicates Israel's biggest mosque

The head of the Russian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, inaugurated Sunday Israel's largest mosque, in a village near Jerusalem whose inhabitants claim descent from Muslim migrants from the Caucasus.

Chechen president dedicates Israel's biggest mosque
Morocco threatens to expel Syrians for mosque 'disruption'
Morocco threatens to expel Syrians for mosque 'disruption'

Morocco on Friday threatened to expel some Syrian refugees it accused of "causing disruption to mosques and the faithful" in several towns, after a first warning earlier this month.

Morocco threatens to expel Syrians for mosque 'disruption'
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Kazakhstan’s mosques free of extremism teachings: Head of Kazakhstan’s Agency for Religion

He emphasized that the country’s young are primarily indoctrinated by misleading religious groupings in Internet-based communities.

Kazakhstan’s mosques free of extremism teachings: Head of Kazakhstan’s Agency for Religion
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Rihanna ordered out of UAE mosque complex over photo shoot

Pop star Rihanna was asked to leave Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque complex for posing for "inappropriate" pictures outside one of the world's largest Muslim places of worship.

Rihanna ordered out of UAE mosque complex over photo shoot
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At least one dead in blast near mosque in Russian Caucasus

At least one person was killed early on Friday when a bomb exploded outside a village mosque in the Russian Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria.

At least one dead in blast near mosque in Russian Caucasus
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Former student of Almaty mosque denied persecution of imams

The former student of the Central Mosque of Almaty accusing imams of sexual harassment has been denied persecution of her religious teachers.

Former student of Almaty mosque denied persecution of imams
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Mosques in West Kazakhstan to broadcast namaz prayers on Skype

The newest IT solution has been implemented by 13 mosques based in Atyrau oblast, with 6 of them being based in Atyrau.The newest IT solution has been implemented by 13 mosques based in Atyrau oblast, with 6 of them being based in Atyrau.

Mosques in West Kazakhstan to broadcast namaz prayers on Skype
Almaty Central Mosque. Photo courtesy of kazakh.ru
Almaty Central Mosque comments on sex row

Almaty Central Mosque commented on the sex row over the Mosque’s school.

Almaty Central Mosque comments on sex row
Almaty Central Mosque. Photo courtesy of almaty.kz
Former student of Almaty Mosque's school turns to prosecutors

A former student of the Islamic school for women of Almaty Central Mosque filed a complaint to the prosecutor’s office asking to check on the activities of the school.

Former student of Almaty Mosque's school turns to prosecutors
Zhanar Boranbayeva. Snapshot of the video of Channel 31
Sexual row unfolds over Almaty Central Mosque

One of the students of the Madrasah for Women of Almaty city's Central Mosque complains that the school’s students are forced to become wives of the imams.

Sexual row unfolds over Almaty Central Mosque
Prayers for 'Egyptian martyrs' in Bosnia's mosques
Prayers for 'Egyptian martyrs' in Bosnia's mosques

All mosques in Bosnia on Friday heeded the country's top iman's call to hold prayers for the "Egyptian martyrs" killed in a crackdown by security forces of supporters of the ousted Islamist president.

Prayers for 'Egyptian martyrs' in Bosnia's mosques
Women promote mosques 'for all' in Britain
Women promote mosques 'for all' in Britain

In the damp basement room of a Caribbean restaurant in London, Naima leads prayers for an audience of male and female worshippers.

Women promote mosques 'for all' in Britain
Yemenis battle for mosques in Sunni-Shiite divide
Yemenis battle for mosques in Sunni-Shiite divide

Sunni Muslim extremists and Shiite Zaidi rebels in Yemen are waging a battle for the control of mosques, in a spillover of the sectarian face-off rattling the Middle East.

Yemenis battle for mosques in Sunni-Shiite divide