Mosques

New far-right mayor moves to quash Paris region mosque

France 24 24 April 2014

The recently elected far-right mayor of a Parisian suburb has not wasted any time in following through on one of his campaign promises: upend a project for a new mosque.

 

Church in Bulgaria became a mosque and a church again

Breaking Travel News 23 April 2014

The unique history of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church amazes tourists from around the world. The church is entirely built of stone. It is located in the village of Uzundzhovo, Haskovo Municipality

 

Muslim Outreach at Presidential Level = 9/11/01: Bill Clinton sent friendly handwritten note to chairman of mosque...

Atlas Shrugs 22 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Here we see extraordinary Muslim outreach resulting in ….. September 11, 2001. The President of the United States was writing mash notes to the mosque behind the 911 Muslim

 

Plovdiv court suspends Muslim property claim case

The Sofia Globe 20 April 2014

The Regional Court in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv suspended proceedings on April 11 2014 in a case involving claims by the office of the Chief Mufti, spiritual leader of the

 

Turkish foundation to build mosque in Cuba

World Bulletin 20 April 2014

Turkey's Religious Affairs Foundation (TDV) sent a delegation to Cuba to discuss building a mosque in its capital Havana. Having paid a visit to the Cuban department of

 

Plovdiv court suspends Muslim property claim case

Sofia Globe 16 April 2014

The Regional Court in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv suspended proceedings on April 11 2014 in a case involving claims by the office of the Chief Mufti, spiritual leader of the country’s

 

Doctors who helped Gezi protesters face 6-year prison sentence

Today's Zaman 14 April 2014

Volunteer doctors who provided medical assistance to those injured during the month-long Gezi Park protests of last summer are facing prison sentences of up to six years for

 

Islam in Puerto Rico

ABNA 14 April 2014

The first Muslims are said to have arrived in Puerto Rico around the mid-20th century from Palestine as a result of the declaration of Israel. Their population rose from none in 1940 to

 

More on That Not So Little Mosque In Bendigo, and those who Approve, or Who Oppose

Sheikyer Mami 9 April 2014

“Bendigo’s Sacred Heart Cathedral Monsignor Frank Marriott has called for greater tolerance and harmony among religious groups, following the announcement of a proposed mosque

 

Global Mosque Report: March 2014

Gates of Vienna 8 April 2014

Definition of a mosque and/or Islamic center as a ‘rabat’: a place for the preparation of raids against infidels. Not to be mistaken for a place of genuine worship. "The

 

Ground Zero Mosqueteer El-Gamal files to raze buildings at “Ground Zero mosque” site

Pamela Geller 8 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

He’s back. The Ground Zero mosqueteer, Sharif el-Gamal, has filed plans to demolish the buildings previously designated as the site for the Ground Zero mosque. No worries. We are following these developments

 

Greek official criticizes proposed Athens mosque referendum

World Bulletin 5 April 2014

A proposal for holding a referendum on the building of a mosque in Athens will damage Greece's international reputation, a senior Greek official said Thursday.

 

Islamic group’s plan to cut off converted church crosses draws ire

troyrecord.com 5 April 2014

SYRACUSE — Some neighbors and former parishioners of a century-old Catholic church are protesting plans to remove six crosses from the roof and spires so the now-vacant Gothic

 

Islamic group’s plan to cut off converted church crosses draws ire

troyrecord.com 5 April 2014

SYRACUSE — Some neighbors and former parishioners of a century-old Catholic church are protesting plans to remove six crosses from the roof and spires so the now-vacant Gothic

 

Va. Legislator: Dar al-Hijrah Critics Spread Fear and Hate

Islamist Watch 5 April 2014
By John Rossomando

Criticism of extremist rhetoric and the numerous terror plots that have emanated from Falls Church, Va.'s Dar al-Hijrah Islamic center equals "ignorantly painting all Muslims

 

Virginia: Lawmaker and one-time Obama admin defends his praise for 9/11 mosque

Creeping Sharia 1 April 2014

Despite rebuke from counter-terrorism officials and the media, a former Obama appointee turned politician has doubled down on his controversial praise for the so-called 9/11

 

After 44 Years, This European Country Is Finally Getting Its First Mosque

TakePart 1 April 2014
By Rebecca McCray

After 44 years of petitions from the Islamic community, many in this tiny central European country hope that the opening of Slovenia's first mosque marks the beginning of its

 

Virginia House Honors Extremist Mosque Connected to Terror

Clarion Project 25 March 2014
By Ryan Mauro

The Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, a radical mosque with a lengthy record of Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood affiliates, has been honored by the Virginia House of Delegates in a

 

Italy: Unknown People vandalize Mosque, Burn the Quran

Morocco World News 22 March 2014
By Larbi Arbaoui

According to the Italian newspaper Ilmessaggero, “Moschea della Pace” the mosque of peace in the city of Rieti in the Lazio region, 80 kilometer from Rome, Italy, was damaged Sunday night

 

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest launches Global Freedom Network in bid to end slavery

Yahoo News 19 March 2014

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has launched an organisation to end modern slavery, with the support of the Pope and the senior Islamic authority

 
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