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What are the mosque meanings?

A couple weeks ago, a local news outlet published a story about a mosque in Toronto called the Babri Mosque.It’s a large, rectangular building that houses an old mosque in a small suburb of Toronto, the suburb of Brampton.In the article, a reporter named Mike Dorn pointed out that the mosque was the same type

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What happens next to King Fahad mosque?

King Fahd Mosque in Saudi Arabia has been under the control of a controversial group for years, but its fate has been left to the people of Saudi Arabia, who elected a new government.The Saudi-led coalition was formed to protect the King’s seat of power and its sprawling, $300bn royal palace, but the decision to

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When Islamic clerics met with local politicians in west London

By Sarah Lee News EditorBy Sarah Lee | 09 March 2016, 10:00amThe Islamic community in east London has been left shocked by the news that a mosque has been installed on its doorstep.The mosque, which was inaugurated in November, will be one of four that have been built by a local Muslim community group to

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What’s on the minds of the Muslims in France?

French President Emmanuel Macron and his Muslim allies are taking a fresh approach to dealing with extremism, targeting the “fringe elements” that fuel violence.The president announced Sunday that he had named the group “The French Republic of Islam” (FRAI) and said it would be tasked with countering extremism in schools and universities.In the coming months,

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How to spot Muslim terror plots: India’s first mosque shooting video

Indian media has a long history of covering the aftermath of terrorist attacks and mass murders in the country. But this is the first time they’ve reported on a mosque attack in India.The incident took place in Indore, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday, when the unidentified attacker, wearing a balaclava, stormed the mosque and fired shots, according