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Russia bans Facebook ‘counter-extremism’ page

Russia has banned Facebook “counter-terrorism” pages, following a string of deadly attacks that have targeted the country’s largest mosque and its iconic, Kremlin-backed leader.The ban comes as the Kremlin struggles to contain a wave of violence targeting its security forces and its allies in the region.In June, a gunman opened fire on a police checkpoint

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Why is Cairo mosque not under a state of emergency?

Cairo, Egypt (AP) A Muslim cleric says he was attacked by police during a visit to the mosque in Cairo, sparking fears of a return to the state of lockdown after the country’s political crisis.The cleric, who did not want to be identified, said he was visiting the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) building

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What to know about a mosque in Cordoba

Cordoba, Mexico, has become a hub for Islamic extremism, with mosques and Islamic centers, including one near the city’s main train station.One of the more well-known mosques, the Cordoba Mosque, opened in the town of Cordoba in 2002.In 2016, the mosque was closed down after more than a decade of serving as a center for