(RNS) — The alleged victim sued Imam Zia Ul-Haq Sheikh in 2018, claiming that he had coerced her into sex with him at a local motel after years of grooming and exploitation.
(The Conversation) — Many local police departments will conduct a security assessment for specific congregations or offer a workshop for multiple congregations.
When the spirit of Amalek entered those mosques in Christchurch, NZ.
Forty-nine people were killed in an attack in two mosques in New Zealand. The man who claimed responsibility for the shooting said he came to New Zealand only to plan and train for the attack, according to police.
WEIZHOU, China (AP) — Thousands of Hui people gathered at the towering Grand Mosque on Thursday and Friday to prevent authorities from demolishing the structure.
CAIRO (RNS) — The move to introduce women preachers – wa’ezzat in Arabic – marks the first time females have formally addressed worshippers in these spaces as officially sanctioned clergy.
LONDON (AP) — A jury at London's Woolwich Crown Court deliberated for just an hour before finding 48-year-old Darren Osborne guilty of the June 2017 attack in the city's Finsbury Park neighborhood.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber stormed into the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province Tuesday night, opening fire on worshippers before blowing himself up, killing at least 29 and wounding 64 others.
DUBAI (Reuters) The interior ministry said that three cells had planned the attack on worshippers and security forces at the mosque as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan nears its climax.
LONDON (Reuters) Darren Osborne, 47, is accused of plowing the rented vehicle into the group of worshippers in Finsbury Park in the early hours of Monday morning.
(RNS) It took less than 24 hours to crowdsource the funds to build a mosque that will be called Masjid Nabra, which is already under construction.
MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) For many in Mosul, the city can never be the same after Islamic State militants blew up the leaning minaret that had graced the city for nearly 850 years.
MOSUL/IRBIL, Iraq (Reuters) It was from this medieval mosque three years ago that the militants' leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a self-styled "caliphate" spanning parts of Syria and Iraq.
LONDON (RNS) In Britain, some people cynically describe friendly relations between members of different faiths as 'tea and samosas,' but others suggest expressions of solidarity are growing despite the recent attack.
LONDON (Reuters) - Shortly after midnight, the rented vehicle swerved into a group of people leaving prayers at the Muslim Welfare House and the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque in north London, one of the biggest in the country, witnesses said.