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ITALY TO CLOSE CLANDESTINE MOSQUES

MosqueThe Italian government intends to close down clandestine mosques in the country as part of the fight against terrorism, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano announced Friday 11/27/2015. “In Italy, we have four mosques and over 800 places of Muslim worship,”… Continue reading

AL-NUR MOSQUE, BERLIN

Al-Nur Mosque in Neukolln, Berlin was founded in 2001 by a Saudi and two Lebanese citizens. The purchase of the property was to 75% funded by the Saudi charity Al Haramain. Continue reading

U.S GROUND ZERO MOSQUE ROW

USA plunged recently into an emotional-constitutional row over a permit, given by the authorities in New York, to build an Islamic cultural center, which includes also a swimming pool and an internal Mosque. Continue reading

BABRI MOSQUE CRISIS 

0n 12/16/1992 a Hindu mob demolished to the ground the Babri Masjid (Mosque) in the Northern Indian town of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh State. Continue reading

LAL-MOSQUE  CRISiS 

The (red) Lal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, is a very large compound. The compound contains the Mosque, two madrassas (Islamic schools), dormitories and offices. About 5,000 persons are working, praying and learning in the Lal Mosque. Continue reading

FINSBURY PARK MOSQUE

Finsbury Park Mosque is located in Northern London, UK. It was built in 1990 but changed radically at the early 2000 when Abu Hamza al-Masri was appointed the Imam of the Mosque. He was considered a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Abu Hamza al-Masri preached a very radical interpretation of Islam and gathered around him a group of local young frustrated Muslims. Continue reading