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Five killed, 18 abducted in mosque attack in Nigeria: police

Nigerian police on Sunday confirmed that five worshippers were killed and 18 others abducted when gunmen attacked a congregational mosque in the country's northwestern...
Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayer ceremony at a mosque in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao) (yl/lfj)

Amanase Zongo Chief appeals for renovation of mosque

Alhaji Allassan Hudu, the Chief of Amanase Zongo in the Ayensuano District, has appealed to philanthropists to help renovate the mosque in the community,...
People grieve at a memorial of the Manchester Arena attack in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2020. Manchester on Friday marked the third anniversary of the terrorist attack which killed 22 people and injured hundreds. The attack happened when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the end of a concert by U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande on May 22, 2017. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

Christchurch mosque shooter designated as terrorist entity in New Zealand

The offender responsible for the Christchurch terror attacks on March 15, 2019 has been designated as a terrorist entity, New Zealand Prime Minister...
A boy lights a candle at the Place de la Republique square to mourn for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris, capital of France, Nov. 15, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Lei)(azp)

Christchurch mosque gunman sentenced to life imprisonment in New Zealand

The gunman of last year's terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand was sentenced to life imprisonment, the High Court announced on...

Court starts sentencing hearing of Christchurch mosque gunman

The High Court in Christchurch of New Zealand started Monday the sentencing hearing of the gunman in the Christchurch mosque shootings, who killed 51...

Ghana Muslim Mission mosques to remain closed until further notice – National Secretariat

The National Secretariat of the Ghana Muslim Mission, (GMM) after extensive consultation with the National Imams Council, the National Executive Council and the National...
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Ghana government announces new guidelines for mosques

The Ministry of Chieftancy and Religious Affairs has outlined guidelines for worship in mosques with a call on moslem leaders to ensure strict...
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Egypt’s Azhar Condemns Attack on Nigerian Mosque

Al-Azhar, the highest Islamic learning institution for Egypt and the Sunni Muslim world, condemned on Monday a deadly suicide attack on a mosque in...
Egypt Just Opened Largest Christian Cathedral in Middle East

Egyptian Muslims and Christians Unity Reinforced by Largest Cathedral

Egypt's inauguration of its largest church and mosque is "a message of tolerance to all Egyptians," experts and citizens have noted. President Abdel Fattah...
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ICODEHS builds an ultra modern mosque for UDS in Tamale

The Islamic Council for Development and Humanitarian Services which begun as Book Development and Translation Council in 1991 in Nima Accra, by Sheikh Mustapha...

8 killed in Maiduguri suicide attack

A female suicide bomber has struck at a Maiduguri mosque on Monday killing 8 people and dozens injured. A spokesman for a civilian self-defense force...

Gayobi Foundation Refurbishes GIJ Mosque

One of Ghana’s fast rising media personality, Betty Winifred Achawa Sackey (Gayobi Achawa Foundation) in collaboration with Ghana Muslim Student’s Association, has renovated a...

#HeritageCaravan Stops Over At Mole park, Larabanga Mosque

The team traveling on the Citi FM Heritage Caravan yesterday took a daring tour of the Mole National Park, as part of one of...

6 killed in Canadian mosque shooting

Six people have been killed and 8 others wounded in a shooting at the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City in Canada. Gunmen opened fire...

5 dead in Quebec City mosque shooting

Five people were killed after a shooting in Canada's Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center on Sunday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported. The CBC quoted...

Bawumia Commissions Savelugu Central Mosque

Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, has inaugurated the Savelugu central Mosque in the Northern Region. The Saudi Kingdom funded Mosque, known as AlhuMaidan Centre,...

Work On National Mosque Stuck Over Import Duties

The multi-million dollar National Mosque project at Kanda in Accra has stalled because of the excessive duties that have to be paid to clear...

Nana Addo, Bawumia Observes Jumah At Abossey Okai Mosque

President-Elect Nana Akufo-Addo and his Vice Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia on Friday joined the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu and hundreds of...

Man saved from angry residents of Kanda for trying to steal Mosque minerats

A middle-aged man was almost lynched Wednesday night when he attempted stealing minarets used in decorating the Kanda mosque in Accra. The man...
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Somali security forces arrests two rebels in Mogadishu

Yaqshid District Police Commander, Mohamed Yusuf Nur, told reporters the security forces recovered pistols the two men had hidden inside the mosque after the...
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Medina Mosque Hit By Suicide Bomb Blast

A suicide bomber has killed four security officers and wounded five others near the security headquarters of the Prophet's Mosque in Medina. The blast in...

Gangsters bearing IS flag kills three people in Northern Tanzania

Ahmed Msangi, the Mwanza regional police commander, said the trio was hacked to death by sharp objects believed to be machetes. A...

U.S Condemn Nigeria Mosque bombing

The U.S. embassy in Nigeria said in a statement reaching Xinhua that its government strongly condemned Boko Haram's continued vicious attacks...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Security Council condemns attack on Saudi mosque

In a statement, the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international...

AU condemns suicide bomb attack in Cameroon

"The Chairperson strongly condemns such senseless attacks against innocent civilians and expresses deep sympathy to the families of the victims and wishes speedy recovery...

My Desire Is To Build Church And Mosque – Shatta Wale

These two things he says, he hopes to achieve in life. Shatta Wale posts these desires on his facebook page and says, “My wish in life...
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Maiduguri Mosque Bomb Attack Leaves Dozens Dead

Also, Boko Haram Militants yesterday attacked the city and exchanged gunfire with the Military. Ibrahim Goni, a resident who said he had visited the blast scene...

Pope Francis Call on Musims in Bangui

Pope Francis visits mosque in CAR capital Bangui Pope Francis visited a paediatric hospital in Bangui on Sunday The Pope is meeting Muslims who...

Where is Allah as Boko Haram attacks mosques

For muslims across Nigeria and Africa, this is a difficult time to profess belief in an all powerful, all merciful and compassionate Allah. This...

Many Reported Dead and Wounded in Maiduguri Mosque Blast

One suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mosque in the suburb of Mulai, a regional controller with the National Emergency Management Agency told...