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How to find a Friday mosque in Iran

The Friday prayer in the Islamic Republic of Iran is traditionally the day on which the country’s rulers issue fatwas, rulings that guide Islamic law.The fatwas can influence public life, but it’s usually only the government that has the power to impose them.But the Friday prayer, traditionally one of the holiest days in the Shiite

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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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What is happening with the Afghan mosque?

Oklahomans are trying to find out what will happen to a mosque that was demolished to make way for the construction of the Oklahoma City Oklahoma City Thunder’s new arena.On Sunday, members of the Islamic Society of Oklahoma City, the mosque’s original owner, told ABC News that they plan to ask the Oklahoma Department of

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How to watch the King Fahad mosque shooting (Part 1)

Part 1 of a two-part series on the King Faisal Mosque shooting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that left one person dead and two others injured. It begins with the basics and goes into the details. What did the shooter do? This is what we know: The Saudi police and the King’s Saudi Civil Aviation Authority confirmed the shooting, but