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18 Mar 2020
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6 Feb 2020
Slovenia's first mosque opens in the capital Ljubljana after surmounting financial hurdles and right-wing opposition, 50 years after the initial request to build was made. Muslims in the predominantly Catholic Alpine country first filed a request to build a mosque in the late 1960s while Slovenia was still part of the former Communist Yugoslavia. The community finally received permission 15 years ago, but ran into opposition from right-wing politicians and groups, as well as financial troubles.
2 Nov 2019
The death toll currently stands at 16 after armed men forced their way into a mosque and opened fire. Attacks of this kind have become commonplace in the region in recent years.
26 Oct 2019
The attack on the mosque killed worshippers attending Friday prayers. More than 250 people were inside the mosque during the attack.
28 Dec 2018
The idea, similar to Germany's church tax, would aim to make mosques independent of foreign donors. Germany's government and progressive Muslim leaders have supported the idea.
10 Jun 2018
In both Lebanon and Israel, Couples must marry in a mosque, church or synagogue. For couples of different religions, atheists or anyone who wants to see their union regulated by a civil code, there is only one solution: those who can afford it are left to wed abroad.
27 Aug 2017
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims attend evening and night prayers at Mecca's Grand Mosque gathering together from all parts of the world to perform the annual pilgrimage of Haj.
25 Jun 2017
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said a suicide bomber who was planning an attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca blew himself up on Friday when security forces surrounded a house where he was hiding.
23 Jun 2017
A video published by Islamic State shows the mosque from which they declared their 'caliphate' nearly three years ago lying in ruins.
19 Jun 2017
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says extra police have been deployed to reassure communities after an attack outside a London mosque killed at least one.
18 Mar 2017
Video uploaded to a social media website purports to show the aftermath of an airstrike on a mosque said to be in the town of al-Jina in Syria.
6 Mar 2017
The Israeli military says it will demolish all homes, a school and a mosque in a community that lies in the way of planned illegal settlement expansion.

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