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Turkish media outlets reported that a mosque in the Syrian capital Ankara was bombed and killed on Monday, claiming that an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group detonated an explosive device at the mosque.According to Turkish news agency Anadolu, the bomb detonated outside the building, and the mosque
Virginia’s largest mosque, the Al-Fateh Mosque in Alexandria, has been evacuated after two people were shot to death, authorities said on Friday.The mosque has been in operation since 2002 and has seen dozens of people shot dead in the past few years, including the police chief and a man who died in a police chase
The new mosque in New York City’s Harlem will host one of the largest mosques in the world.The mosque will host about 20,000 people and will be the largest mosque in the country.It will be built on the site of the former Islamic Center of America (ICA) and is expected to be completed by late
In a landmark ruling, a Palestinian mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem was demolished on Wednesday by Israel, in the latest in a series of Israeli demolitions of Palestinian religious buildings in the West Bank.The Israeli military said it would replace the mosque’s facade with concrete panels, with the demolition of the