Sri Lanka Muslims cut back Friday prayers after unrest

Sri Lanka`s Muslim minority held shortened Friday prayer services as religious tensions gripped the island after clashes with hardline Buddhists killed four people, an official said.

Clashes in Srinagar after Friday prayers

Groups of youth resorted to stone-pelting shortly after the Friday prayers, prompting police to fire teargas shells and use batons to disperse them.

Suicide bomber hits Indonesian mosque, wounds 28

The bomb went off at a mosque inside a police compound in West Java.

After nine weeks, Friday prayers held in historic Jamia mosque

After nine weeks, Friday prayers
were held in historic Jamia Masjid here Friday as authorities
did not impose curfew following a threat by Islamic scholars
to issue a `fatwa` against the Jammu and Kashmir government.

Militants open fire at crowd after Friday prayers, 2 dead

Two people including a head
constable of Jammu and Kashmir Police were today killed when
militants opened indiscriminate fire on a crowd after Friday
prayers in Sopore town of North Kashmir.

No prayers in protected monuments: Chidambaram

Amid a stand-off between ASI and worshippers here, Government on Saturday made it clear it would not allow prayers in monuments protected by the heritage body except in 12 structures where they were being offered for years.

People try to forcibly enter Delhi monuments to offer Friday prayers

A group of people tried to forcibly enter ASI-protected mosques in South Delhi to offer Friday prayers but were prevented by police as the practice is barred in such monuments.

Police baton charge youth trying to hold rally at Jamia Masjid

Police used teargas shells and baton charged a group of youth today when they tried to stage a rally at Jamia Masjid here after Friday prayers protesting the arrest of separatist leaders.

People enter ASI protected monuments for prayers

A group of nearly 200 people on Friday forced their way into three ASI protected monuments in the national capital and held Friday prayers at the mosques inside the heritage structures.