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Why did I go to a church?

I had been a churchgoer for years before I came to Canada.It had become my religion and my place of worship.And then a few weeks ago, I became aware of a new mosque in downtown Toronto, and suddenly, all of that changed.I began to see a pattern: a pattern that continued until a week ago.In

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How Spain’s Mosque Became a Mecca for Islamists

A mosque in southern Spain is becoming a sanctuary for a Muslim community that has seen violence erupt on its streets.A local newspaper reported that two men who attacked worshippers at the Moroccan Islamic Society mosque in the city of Isla Vista, about 15 miles north of Barcelona, were arrested in January.The newspaper said they

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How to prevent someone from being hurt at a mosque

Police in Australia are investigating after a man allegedly drove a truck into a mosque, killing two worshippers and injuring at least 10 others.The incident happened at the Masjid al-Haram in Melbourne’s north on Friday.Police say the truck driver fled the scene, but later returned and began shooting at worshippers.“Police were alerted to the incident

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How to find the best places to buy a house in Portland

The best places in Portland to buy and renovate a house are becoming more and more common.We asked people in the area what they consider the best deals, and we asked them to share their experience in the process.When it comes to home improvements, most people agree on two things: the best place to find

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What are the most important mosques in the US?

Posted July 19, 2018 06:13:47In the United States, there are several thousand mosques and a few thousand other places of worship.But what is the most sacred place in America?It’s a complicated topic.The answer, according to The Next Week, is: The mosque.While there are many different types of mosques, there is one that is more likely

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Which Muslim places are the best for a night of prayer?

By Linda Wertheimer | April 14, 2019 08:24:03If you’re looking for a mosque to get in the mood for the night, or just to chill out in your living room, then head to the St. Louis Mosque, which serves as a community center for the entire St. Paul, Minnesota, metro area.The mosque has more than

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What are the best mosques in Australia?

It’s hard to imagine the first time you’ve seen the grand mosque in Melbourne’s west, which was built in the 1930s and now has a mosque as large as the state’s parliament.It was one of only two grand mosques built in Australia, and was only one of six in the country when it was built.Its

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How to find out the best places to meet people for dinner in Dubai

Dubai’s Iqra Park has become a popular destination for business travelers, with diners from around the world visiting for lunch or dinner.With the number of diners at the park climbing, we asked the Iqras to share their favourite spots in the city for dinner.Here’s what they said.-Khatib al-Habib: The food here is fantastic.It’s a very

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What is Fahan Mosque?

The Islamic centre in Tehran has been described as a ‘mosque’ by the country’s state-run news agency Fars news agency.The Fars website quoted an Iranian government source as saying that the mosque is a ‘religious institution’ that is ‘of immense importance’.It added: ‘Its existence is of great importance for the Islamic community in Iran and