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How to get in touch with your local mosque

A local Muslim leader says he wants to open a mosque in Houston that’s open to everyone, and says he’s willing to pay a $3 million deposit to build it.Read MoreHouston’s mosque boom has prompted calls for a more inclusive mosque community, but that’s not going to happen anytime soon.The Muslim Association of Houston (MASHA)

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How to be an atheist in India

Muslims are becoming increasingly secular in India as their numbers grow.A study by the Pew Research Center in October found that in India, Muslims now make up about 5 percent of the population, up from less than 1 percent in 2009.A majority of them, 51 percent, say they believe in God, up five percentage points

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How to Get a Mosque to Support Your Atheist Belief

The first time I went to a mosque, I had a really good experience.It was the first time in my life that I saw a lot of people in a mosque and felt like I was a part of something, and that it was really welcoming and inviting.Then I went back and did it a

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‘Sharia law is going to change Pakistan’: Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque founder

Badshahi Mosque, which was established by Jamaat-e-Islami founder Ahmadiyyas, is the oldest Muslim religious organization in Pakistan.Its founder, Maulana Abdul Aziz Muhammad Badshah, who died in 1998, said that the establishment of Islamic schools in Pakistan and other countries would create a “Sharia state”.He said that Muslims should be able to practise their religion freely

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Why the white supremacists are showing up at the Pearl Mosque in Dallas

A few weeks ago, the white nationalists who have been gathering at the Pearland Mosque in Texas were joined by the white supremacist group National Socialist Movement USA (NSPA) in another white supremacist gathering, this time in a different Texas city.NSPA has been calling for a new Pearl mosque in Texas for years. A few weeks

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Gaza residents react to US-brokered ceasefire

PA news agency says Turkey has offered to end hostilities in Gaza.The United States has said it will end its military operations in Gaza if the Palestinian territories agree to halt rocket fire from Gaza into Israel.The announcement came after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the

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Two dead, three wounded in shooting at Pittsburgh mosque

Two people have been killed and three others wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Pittsburgh.It happened at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh on the edge of the city’s downtown.The shooting occurred about 1 p.m.Monday at the mosque in the 2400 block of E. Broad St. The shooter is still at large.The mosque was

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Which Muslim mosque is most influential in Berlin?

The Berlin Muslim Association, which organises the annual Berghain festival, is Germany’s most influential mosque, with its mosque in Berlin becoming a hub for Islamic culture and learning.Its leadership has also brought the festival to Germany, and it holds regular prayers in mosques across Germany, including the main mosque in Frankfurt.But its influence is not