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Pakistani mob attacks Ahmadi Mosque in Sialkot

A mob led by right-wing Muslim clerics tore down the dome and minarets of a 100-year old Pakistani mosque belonging to the marginalized Ahmadi community, officials and the community said on Thursday. 312 more words

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill dozens in blasts at Mubi mosque

Police say dozens of people were killed in an attack on a mosque in northern Nigeria. Many are blaming the extremist group Boko Haram, though police have not formally speculated as to the motive for the attack. 326 more words

Germany: Is Islam Part of German Culture? Ministers Respond to Seehofer's "Islam doesn't belong to Germany."

Chancellor Merkel led the response to the new interior minister’s remarks, saying the 4 million Muslims living in Germany and their religion belong in the country. 587 more words

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria


ABUJA (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicenter of the conflict with Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, two military officials, a resident and an aid worker said. 117 more words

Suicide bomber kills several near Kabul Shiite mosque -- Suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew himself up


© AFP / by Mushtaq MOJADDIDI | The attacker had apparently wanted to reach the mosque while worshippers were still inside the prayer hall… 635 more words

Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast


© AFP/File | Smoke billows from a fire in an area in Myanmar’s Rakhine state as seen from the Bangladeshi shore of the Naf river on September 14, 2017… 620 more words

Afghanistan's Shi'ites call for protection after latest mosque attack -- “This attack could have been avoided. Our government is guilty in this regard.”


KABUL (Reuters) – Victims of the latest attack on Shi’ite Muslims in Afghanistan directed their anger squarely at the Afghan government, accusing it of failing to protect them despite repeated attacks. 1,001 more words