Hindu nationalist groups in India claim that many mosques and Islamic monuments from the Mughal era were built on sacred Hindu sites. Muslims fear more marginalization as a result of these measures.
8 Oct 2021
Dozens of people are believed to have been killed in an apparent suicide attack at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.
5 Oct 2021
The Taliban claim to have killed several Islamic State members after a bomb blast Sunday. The target of the attack was a memorial service held for the late mother of the Taliban spokesman.
14 Aug 2021
The existence of Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi has been challenged in court by Hindu nationalists, who argue that it was built after tearing down an iconic Hindu temple.
11 Aug 2021
Police say the man was arrested Sunday near Dhaka, but his female dance partner is on the run. The 20-year-old could face up to five years in prison on religious charges.
14 May 2021
Police said a dozen people were killed and 15 more were injured in the blast that likely targeted the mosque's imam.
11 May 2021
The holy city, which contains sacred sites for Jews, Muslims and Christians, has been rocked by violence over the past three days. An Israeli march laying claim to the whole of Jerusalem is set to go ahead on Monday.
14 Aug 2020
The announcement of the reopening of worship centres has been greeted with mixed reactions due to the continuous increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across Nigeria While some worship centres have embraced the announcement, others have decided against reopening, looking to continue their virtual services. So, will you be one of those worshipping at home or one of those doing so at a public place of worship?
23 Jun 2020
Muslim worshippers pray while respecting social distancing restrictions after Saudi authorities reopened mosques in the holiest city in Islam. Mosques had been closed for three months closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
10 May 2020
Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Ramadan is an unusual one for the Muslim community who are used to gathering together to pray and share meals as a community. Mosques around the world, including the holy sites in Mecca and Medina, have also been closed. These are a few of the reasons why this year's Ramadan is looking very different for adherents Islam around the world.
Nigeria says Tweet begging Elon Musk for ventilators "Unauthorised", Petrol marketers agree to sell fuel for N123 and more
2 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
20 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Reps ban church, mosque open worship in Nigeria