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What’s happening at the world’s largest mosque?

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

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ISIS ‘will target mosques’ in Iran

The terror group is calling for the destruction of the Saudi-backed Ahmadi community in Iran, which includes Shia Muslim followers of the prophet Muhammad.“The people of Iran, especially those belonging to the Shia Muslim community, will be targeted,” Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, wrote in a message posted on Telegram,

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Why is Russia’s mosque in northern Russia called ‘mosque’?

Russia’s national news agency has posted a photo of a mosque in the northern Russian province of Njik that may be called a mosque, though there are no details on its construction.The photo was taken by local residents in Njika, where residents have been living since the Soviet era.The site of the mosque is named