Los Angeles female-only mosque may be first in US

A downtown Los Angeles mosque that forbids men from attending may be the first of its kind in the United States.

Pakistan`s Shiites mourn 61 killed in mosque bombing

 Thousands of Shiite Muslims rallied Saturday to protest the killing of 61 people in a suicide bombing at a mosque, as southern Pakistan shut down to mourn the nation`s worst sectarian attack in nearly two years. 

Pakistan mourns victims of deadly suicide bombing in Shi'íte mosque
Pakistan mourns victims of deadly suicide bombing in Shi'íte mosque

Pakistan on Saturday mourned the victims of the deadly suicide bombing in a Shia mosque in southern Sindh province that killed 61 people with many of the injured still in critical condition, officials said.

Explosion hits restaurant near mosque in Lyon, France

An explosion is said to have occurred at a restaurant (Kebab shop) near a mosque in the city of Lyon in France. Initial reports say no casualties have been recorded from this blast.

Fire at Sweden mosque for second time in days

A fire broke out at a mosque in Sweden early on Monday in what appeared to be the second arson attack in less than a week on a place of Muslim worship, officials said.

Arsonist sets fire to Swedish mosque, injuring five: Police

An arsonist set fire to a mosque in the Swedish town of Eskilstuna on Thursday, injuring five people, police said, an incident which comes amid an intense debate over immigration.

Man arrested in Sydney for threatening calls to mosque

 Australian police arrested a man for allegedly making threatening phone calls to a mosque in Sydney, media reported.

At least 100 feared killed in blasts during prayers at Nigeria mosque
At least 100 feared killed in blasts during prayers at Nigeria mosque

At least 92 bodies were counted in a Nigerian hospital morgue after a suicide bomb and gun attack at the main mosque in Kano city

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son anointed as 'Naib Imam'
Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son anointed as 'Naib Imam'

Shaban Bukhari, the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, was Saturday formally anointed the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) of the 17th century mosque at a ceremony here.

No age bar for Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa: police

Israeli police said they do not plan to bar young Muslim worshippers from Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, for the second week running after months of restrictions.

Students demand justice 10 years after Thai protest killings

Dozens of students rallied at a mosque in southern Thailand on Saturday to demand justice for the deaths of 85 protesters a decade ago, a tragedy rights groups say is fuelling a violent insurgency.

Pak's third largest mosque opened for public

The construction of Pakistan's third largest mosque has been completed at a cost of over Rs 100 crore and opened for the public here.

150-year-old camel sacrifice tradition ends on Eid in Rajasthan

Respecting the Rajasthan government's decision to adopt Camel as the state animal, Anjuman Society of Khandan-e-Amiriya (ASKeA) in Tonk district has decided to stop its 150-year-old tradition of sacrificing camel on the day of Eid-Ul-Zuha slated for Monday.

Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated on Monday

Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Monday in the national capital with Muslims offering special prayers in Eidgahs and mosques and sacrificing animals, even as security arrangement was stepped up ahead of the festival.

Nine Taliban militants arrested from mosque in Pakistan

Nine Pakistani Taliban militants, who were planning to attack senior military and police officers, were arrested on Friday after security forces raided a mosque here, police said.

Six killed in blast outside mosque in Afghanistan

A police spokesman in Afghanistan says a bomb blast killed six people and wounded 12 shortly after they left a mosque following Friday prayers.

Kashmir floods: Hyderpora mosque a symbol of communal harmony

It is evening time and the maulvi here just sounded the 'azaan', the call for prayer and devouts rush inside to offer 'namaaz'. Shortly thereafter, scores of people assemble in the tented courtyard of the mosque to have food.

Iraq works to ease tensions after mosque attack kills 70

Iraqi officials worked Saturday to calm soaring tensions after the killing of 70 people at a Sunni mosque, as Washington branded the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack."

Shi`ite militiamen kill 70 at Iraq Sunni mosque

Shi`ite militiamen gunned down 70 people in an apparent revenge attack at an Iraqi Sunni mosque, dealing a blow to government efforts to regain territory seized by jihadist-led militants.

Kashmiri-Americans to send fact finding team to Kaunsar Nag

Kashmiri-Americans will send a fact finding mission to Kausnar Nag in Jammu and Kashmir following reports in Pakistani media about a temporary mosque being constructed at this high-altitude oligotrophic lake.