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Backdropped by a mosque minaret Palestinians watch the funeral of Mohammed Al Amma, 17, in the West Bank village of Beit Ummar, near Hebron, Saturday, June 28, 2008. Al Amma was shot and killed by Israel troops during clashes in the village early Saturday morning, Palestinian medical sources said. (AP …

Prominent Cleric Suspended, Fined for Criticizing Palestinian Authority

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian Authority’s religion ministry has stopped the work of Muhammad Abahreh, the preacher of the biggest mosque of Jenin in the northern West Bank, after he accused the leadership of the PA of treachery against the Palestinians in his sermon last Friday.

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Police Investigation After Warsaw Mosque Windows Smashed

Polish police have launched an investigation after a mosque and Muslim cultural centre in the national capital Warsaw had its windows smashed overnight. Security guards at the building, which was opened in 2015 and contains both a cultural centre and mosque,

Egyptian police attend the scene outside the Al-Husseini mosque in the Khan el-Khalili market following a blast, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009. An explosion ripped into the famed bazaar in medieval Cairo killing a French woman and wounding at least 21 people, most of them foreign tourists, the …

Egypt Terrorists Attack Sufi Mosque in Sinai, 155 killed

EL-ARISH, Egypt —Egyptian state news agency MENA reports that 155 people have been killed in a bombing and shooting attack on a Sufi mosque in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula, in what appeared to be the latest attack by the area’s local Islamic State affiliate.

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Children’s Mini-Mosque Playground Slide Causes Uproar

A new playground structure resembling a mini-mosque located in the heavily migrant-populated Berlin suburb of Neukölln has caused an outcry from Germans who say the structure is not appropriate.

Mohammed Ayub Pandith's relatives mourn his killing. Image credit: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Indian Policeman Stoned to Death by Muslim Mob in Kashmir

Local reports say the officer, Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Mohammad Ayub Pandith, who was not in uniform, was confronted by a group of worshipers after being seen taking photos on his cellphone. He then panicked and drew out his gun, firing at the group and injuring three people, which led to the incident.

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Islamic Leader Faces Deportation for Visa Fraud

An Imam in New Haven, Connecticut, is facing deportation after being ordered for removal out of the U.S. for allegedly defrauding a foreign national visa program.

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Gatestone Institute: 423 New Mosques, 500 Closed Churches in London

The Gatestone Institute reports Sunday on the striking rate of closures of churches in the United Kingdom’s capital city, a trend mirrored elsewhere in Europe, and the blooming number of mosques that have been established in their stead. Reporting on the

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Arson Attack on Essex Mosque

Police in Braintree, Essex, are seeking two men who attempted to break into the Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre and lit a small fire at one of its entrances, reports the Daily Mail.