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Bernie Sanders Visits Mosque in Wake of New Zealand Shooting

2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared alongside local religious leaders at a Los Angeles-area Islamic center on Saturday and said in his remarks that the United States is going through a “difficult moment” in its history due to the rise in hate crimes. 

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AP: Two Shootings at New Zealand Mosques

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Many people were killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, a witness said.

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Mosque Fires Prayer Caller over Bodybuilding Photos

A prayer caller at a mosque in the Israeli city of Acre is appealing for his job back after being fired over photos posted online of him in a revealing outfit at a bodybuilding contest.

(L)A muezzin calls the faithful to pray at the main mosque in Turfan, an oasis town in northwestern China's Xinjiang region, 09 May. Xinjiang, a huge desert region populated by 63 percent minority groups of the Moslem faith, allows religious freedom but at the same time keeps close control over …

Two Killed in Grenade Attack on Philippine Mosque

A grenade was thrown into a mosque in the southern Philippines early Wednesday morning, killing two Muslim clerics. Four people were reportedly wounded in the blast. The mosque attack came three days after multiple bombs were detonated at a Catholic cathedral in the same region, killing 21 people.

Belongings are seen inside a mosque in Zamboanga city on the southern island of Mindanao on January 30, 2019, after a grenade attack. - A grenade attack on a mosque in the troubled southern Philippines killed two people early on January 30, 2019, authorities said, just days after a deadly …

Belgian MP: Grand Mosque of Brussels Continues to Preach Hate

Belgian MP Georges Dallemagne has expressed concern that the Grand Mosque of Brussels may have resumed more hardline sermons and may be continuing to preach hate. Mr Dallemagne said earlier this week that he believed the leaders of the Grand Mosque were deceiving

This picture taken on October 3, 2017, shows the Brussels great mosque. Belgium has withdrawn the rights of residence to one of the emblematic imams of the Great Mosque of Brussels, Abdelhadi Sewif, on October 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

China Blames ‘Reckless’ Local Officials for Mosque Demolition Protest

Beijing on Thursday blamed “reckless” local officials for sparking a massive protest against the demolition of a large mosque in the city of Weizhou. Communist officials insisted the situation is “under control” and local Muslims are now in a “good mood,” but they never quite got around to clarifying whether the mosque will indeed be demolished.

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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.

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 …

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,

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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.

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 …