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Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack

Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mosques terrorist attack

The Pakistan Foreign Office has confirmed that nine Pakistanis were killed in Friday's terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Awqaf ministry opens three new mosques

Awqaf ministry opens three new mosques

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has opened three new mosques with residences for the imams and the muezzins, located in the Aba Al-hiran, Librethat and Al-Seej areas.

Joy, piety mark Eid al-Adha festivities in Qatar

Joy, piety mark Eid al-Adha festivities in Qatar

The Eid al-Adha holidays began in an atmosphere of joy, piety and camaraderie, with the participation of people from all walks of life.

Awqaf prepares mosques for Eid prayer

Awqaf prepares mosques for Eid prayer

The ministry announced that Eid al-Fitr prayer will be performed at 4:58 am, 15 minutes after sunrise.

Austria to expel up to 60 imams, shuts 7 mosques

Austria to expel up to 60 imams, shuts 7 mosques

In total 150 people risked losing their right to residence, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl said at a press conference in Vienna.

London mosques get listed status celebrating heritage

London mosques get listed status celebrating heritage

The London Central Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Regent's Park, central London, and the Fazl Mosque in the southwest of the British capital were both listed as Grade II buildings by the culture department.

Ministry calls for Istisqa prayer on Thursday

Ministry calls for Istisqa prayer on Thursday

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs called for the performance of Istisqa prayer at the state's mosques on Thursday the 20th of Safar 1439, AH corresponding to November 9, 2017 at 06.01 am.

Municipalities prepare parks to receive visitors

Municipalities prepare parks to receive visitors

All the facilities and services at these places were checked. In addition, Eid prayer yards and mosques and public places were sprayed with insecticides.

Work of 12 new mosques completed by Ashghal

Work of 12 new mosques completed by Ashghal

Ashghal has completed the implementation of a new set of projects for the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) in different parts of the country, including 12 mosques ...

Hamas condemns Israeli mosque loudspeaker bill

Hamas condemns Israeli mosque loudspeaker bill

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday denounced planned Israeli legislation that would quieten mosques, warning such a law would face stiff resistance.

Dhaka mosque architect rewarded for excellence

Dhaka mosque architect rewarded for excellence

Marina Tabassum was an unconventional choice to design Bangladesh's new Baitur Rouf Mosque, which has just won a prestigious international prize.

Around 20 French mosques shut since December, says minister

Around 20 French mosques shut since December, says minister

French authorities have shut down around 20 mosques and prayer halls considered to be preaching radical Islam since December, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.