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The Greatest Mosque in America

The Greatest mosque in America.That’s how the Associated Press and the National Muslim Business Council define “the greatest mosque in the United States.”That’s what a Muslim Business Roundtable of America report calls “the largest mosque in North America.”That honor goes to the Al-Shifa Islamic Center in San Bernardino, Calif., which is the oldest Muslim-owned business

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Japan’s mosque is an “inverted pyramid” in japans capital

A mosque in Tokyo has been the focus of an anti-Islam backlash for years.But the controversial structure was the brainchild of a local politician, and now some locals are calling it a symbol of Japanese racism.The mosque is a popular spot for local residents, who say it was built to accommodate a large Muslim community

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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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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 is a mosque?

The official title of the Islamic Society of Portland’s (ISPC) building at SE 3rd and SE Morrison streets in Portland, Oregon is the “Suleiman Mosque”.It is a building with the capacity to house about 200 people, with an Islamic name and a large, dome-shaped dome.Its dome has been built of steel beams and is topped