Showing posts with label mosques. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mosques. Show all posts

Friday, November 24, 2017

At least 235 killed in Egypt mosque attack

At least 235 people were killed
At least 235 people were killed and dozens more injured after suspected militants targeted a mosque in Egypt's north Sinai with a bomb and gunfire, according to reports.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

ISIS/ISIL blow up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque

The extremist Islamic State (IS) militants have blown up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque and its leaning minaret, as Iraqi forces are pushing near the Mosque area in the western side of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bangladesh to Build Hundreds of Mosques with Saudi Cash

Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost US$1 billion (S$1.39 billion) from Saudi Arabia, an official said Wednesday, worrying minorities who fear they could be used to spread Wahhabism.

Friday, March 17, 2017

U.S. denies bombing Syrian mosque where dozens died

The U.S. military said it carried out an attack on a building where al-Qaida militants were meeting in Syria, not on a mosque next door where activists say 46 civilians were killed in a bombing.

Monday, August 1, 2016

French Muslims to set up foundation to finance mosques

A new foundation will be created to help finance mosques in France and keep out radical donors, the head of France’s top Muslim body said Monday, days after the prime minister called for an end to foreign financing of mosques.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Germany Warns Saudia Arabia Against Financing Radicalism Abroad

German Vice Chancellor and SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel warned the Gulf state against financing religious extremists in his country and called for a decisive approach against radical mosques, German media reported.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.