The world’s most populous Muslim nation, Saudi Arabia, is set to inaugurate a mosque on the edge of the desert in the hopes of spreading Islam’s holy texts to the world.The Saudi government says the mosque, built on the ruins of a 2,500-year-old palace, will be a place for the people to meet and worship.It
When you think about the redmond Islamic Center, it’s easy to think of its location in downtown Richmond.But in reality, it has a much different history.Built in the mid-1800s by a Muslim family, the mosque has remained open through the Civil War, the American Revolution, the Vietnam War, and the Great Depression.In recent years, however,
I’m sure you’ve heard the stories about the Washington, DC mosque’s grandeur.In a city that’s been home to the largest mosque in the world, you might assume that there’s only one.The truth is there are a lot of them.According to an April 2017 survey by the National Urban League, the city’s largest mosque is the
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right.Justice Samuel Alito, who is expected to hear arguments later this month, will decide whether the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), passed in 1996, should be upheld as the law of the land.The DOMA ban bars gay and lesbian couples from legally
The pink mosque is a small mosque in Pink, New Jersey.Located in the middle of nowhere, the mosque has been empty for years, with little visible activity in its walls.However, that’s all about to change.The new mosque will be the first mosque in New Jersey to be converted to a congregation of the Islamic faith,
The official title of the Islamic Society of Portland’s (ISPC) building at SE 3rd and SE Morrison streets in Portland, Oregon is the “Suleiman Mosque”.It is a building with the capacity to house about 200 people, with an Islamic name and a large, dome-shaped dome.Its dome has been built of steel beams and is topped
Blockchain platform Hagia Sophia University unveils a digital identity platform that will allow students to upload their own photos, identities, and personal information to the platform and earn tokens that can be redeemed for scholarships and other scholarships.
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After years of fighting for an Islamist cause, ISIS now has a legitimate military claim to be the largest mosque in the Middle East.But is this claim actually a legitimate claim to the world’s most valuable Islamic heritage?Read moreThe Islamic Society of North America’s annual World Congress of Religions in Morocco this year included a
The Islamic Society of North America announced Thursday that it is moving its headquarters to the historic city of D.C., becoming the largest mosque in the United States.The news comes just days after the Islamic Society announced it was planning to open a new building on the National Mall in 2018.The Islamic Foundation for D.
The New York mosque facing the highest court in the nation is facing an unprecedented challenge from the city’s largest religious organization, claiming the state government’s interpretation of a 1993 law violates its religious freedom.The American-Islamic Council of New York (AICNY) has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming it overstepped its constitutional powers to