Mosques

Mosque’s land in Istanbul to return to Greek-origin citizen

RIGHTS 19 December 2014

A precious plot on Istanbul’s Anatolian side, where a mosque is now located, has been returned to the 92-year-old sole heir of former Fener Greek Patriarch Maximus V, daily Milliyet reported

 
 

Sydney siege aftermath: Man charged following alleged hate threats to Auburn mosque

Sydney Morning Herald 17 December 2014
By Emma Partridge

Hundreds of extra police will flood popular destinations in Sydney following the Martin Place siege and alleged hate threats, including hoax phone calls threatening to destroy

 

Who is Generation Jihad?

10News.dk 9 December 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

Generation Jihad is here. 80 percent of young Turks in Holland see "nothing wrong” in waging Jihad against non-Muslims. 27 percent of all young French and 14 percent of all

 

EDL planning to protest against Dudley mosque

expressandstar.com 3 December 2014

The English Defence League is planning to return to Dudley in protest at the controversial decision to grant planning permission for a new mosque.

 

PVV calls for closure of all Dutch mosques to ‘de-Islam’ the Netherlands

Dutch News 1 December 2014

The anti-Islam PVV on Wednesday night called for the closure of all mosques in the Netherlands. ‘We want to de-Islam the Netherlands,’ MP Machiel de Graaf said during a debate

 

Attack on mosque at Rockingham in WA leaves building partly spattered with paint

abc.net.au 18 November 2014
By Graeme Powell

Police are investigating an attack on a mosque at Rockingham, south of Perth. White paint was splattered over the front doors, verandah and car park of the Ar-Runkun Islamic

 

Imams failing young Britons, says Ahmadiyya Muslim leader

The Guardian 17 November 2014
By Tracy McVeigh

Young British Muslims are being let down by clerics who are under-educated and fail to preach in English, according to a leading religious figure who called for higher

 

Baltimore mosque gets $74K taxpayer-funded FEMA grant…for security

Creeping Sharia 17 November 2014

In the month of October, the Islamic Society of Baltimore (ISB) received a $74,675 grant from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NGSP) run by Maryland Emergency Management

 

Breakthrough in Dudley mosque row

Express And Star 17 November 2014

They want to have fresh talks with council chiefs, despite their plans for a mosque on land off Hall Street getting the go-ahead earlier this week. Dudley Muslim Association

 

Cuba Rejects Erdogan's Offer to Build Country's First Mosque

Israel National News 17 November 2014
By Ari Soffer

Cuba has reportedly rejected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's offer to build the country's first mosque. Erdogan's offer came during a speech in Istanbul to Muslim

 

Britain First Threatens To Bury A Pig On Proposed Site Of Birmingham 'Mega-Mosque'

The Huffington Post UK 12 November 2014
By Paul Vale

Britain First, the far-right hate group, has threatened to sabotage the building of a mosque near Birmingham by burying a pig on the site. Council officials approved the plan

 

Far-Right Britain First Defector Matthew Lester Visits Mosque to Repent

International Business Times UK 11 November 2014
By Dominic Gover

A man has said he acted like an "unwitting twat" by joining anti-Islam group Britain First and has visited a mosque to make up for his actions. Matthew Lester defected from

 

Former Britain First Member, Matthew Lester, Denounces Group And Visits Mosque To Apologise

The Huffington Post 10 November 2014
By Chris York

A former member of Britain First has denounced the organisation and visited a mosque to apologise to the Muslim community he says they demonise. Matthew Lester, 25, joined

 

Britain has sold its soul with the Qatari deal

The Telegraph 8 November 2014
By Andrew Gilligan

Cars bearing the logos of Islamic State (Isil) drive around the streets. Within sight of the city centre lies the only official overseas mission of the Taliban. Jihadis sowing

 

Dead pig found in mosque, Okhla shows restraint

THE TIMES OF INDIA 6 November 2014
By Maria Akram

NEW DELHI: Okhla was tense on Wednesday morning after a slaughtered pig was found inside a mosque. However, showing restraint and maturity Muslim residents of the area

 

New vision for Dudley mosque is backed

expressandstar.com 4 November 2014

A controversial plan for a new mosque in Dudley has won the backing of council officers ahead of a decision this month - despite more than 800 people objecting to the proposal

 

Gang dispute blamed for shooting outside Greenacre mosque, sources claim

au.news.yahoo 4 November 2014

A fight between alleged gang members is now being blamed for a shooting outside a south-western Sydney mosque, which left one man injured. Rasoul Al Mousawi, 47, underwent

 

IS supporters shot man outside Greenacre mosque: Witness claims

ABC 3 November 2014

A man who was shot outside a mosque in south-west Sydney was the victim of an attack by local Islamic State (IS) supporters, a witness has said. Rasoul Al Mousawi, 47, was

 

Germany: Silencing the Critics of Munich's Mega-Mosque

Gatestone Institute 28 October 2014
By Soeren Kern

Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter said that if the public referendum were permitted to proceed, it would give the anti-mosque campaign "a democratic veneer, which we want to

 
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