Militants attack police post in Kashmir, kill one cop

Militants on Tuesday attacked a police post guarding a mosque in Sopore, about 52 kms from Srinagar, killing one policeman and a civilian.

PM Modi's 'mosque diplomacy' in UAE; politics heating up-Part 4

A visit to the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is part of the Prime Minister's visit to UAE from Saturday during which he seeks to enhance cooperation in energy and trade. But why is this thing not going down well with certain political parties?

PM Modi's 'mosque diplomacy' in UAE; politics heating up-Part 3

A visit to the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is part of the Prime Minister's visit to UAE from Saturday during which he seeks to enhance cooperation in energy and trade. But why is this thing not going down well with certain political parties?

PM Modi's 'mosque diplomacy' in UAE; politics heating up

A visit to the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is part of the Prime Minister's visit to UAE from Saturday during which he seeks to enhance cooperation in energy and trade. But why is this thing not going down well with certain political parties?

Grenade blast near mosque in Shopian, eight injured

A grenade blast near a mosque on Thursday left eight people injured in Shopian district while another grenade was detected and defused near the house of a Hizbul Mujahidden militant.

Islamic State audio vows more attacks following Saudi Arabia mosque bombing

The Islamic State group has released an audio recording purporting to feature the suicide bomber who killed 15 people at a police compound mosque in Saudi Arabia.

Suicide bombing in Saudi mosque for security forces kills 15

Ten policemen and three mosque workers were killed and nine others injured in Saudi Arabia on Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted a mosque.

Car bomb kills 2 near hospital in Yemen capital

 A car bomb exploded near a mosque in Yemen`s rebel-held capital on Wednesday, killing two people, medical sources and witnesses said.

Argentine-Israeli pianist to play in mosque, synagogue, church

 Argentine-Israeli pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim will be in Argentina in August to play in a mosque, synagogue and a Catholic church in a symbolic bid to unite the human race.

At least 25 Syrian al Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

An explosion at a mosque in Syria`s Idlib province on Friday killed at least 25 members of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, the British-based Observatory monitoring group said.

Bomb goes off inside mosque in Damascus suburb, kills cleric

Syrian state TV says a bomb has exploded inside a mosque in an opposition-held suburb of Damascus, killing a Sunni Muslim cleric.

Turkey`s Erdogan opens "public" mosque in his presidential palace
Turkey`s Erdogan opens "public" mosque in his presidential palace

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurated a mosque inside his controversial presidential palace and opened it to public in an apparent bid to deflect criticism over his lavish spending on the complex. 

Sunnis, Shi'ites hold joint prayers in Bahrain
Sunnis, Shi'ites hold joint prayers in Bahrain

 Dozens of Shi'ites and Sunnis prayed side by side on Friday in a mosque near the capital of Bahrain, a country hit since 2011 by Shi'ite-led protests against its Sunni rulers.

Female suicide bomber kills 12 in Nigeria mosque: Witness, vigilante

 A young female suicide bomber killed 12 worshippers when she blew herself up in a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a witness and a vigilante assisting the military in the fight against Boko Haram said on Friday.

Kuwait tightens security as emir attends joint prayers
Kuwait tightens security as emir attends joint prayers

Kuwait deployed unprecedented security measures around Shi'ite mosques for Friday prayers following last week`s deadly bombing, as the emir attended rare Shi'ite-Sunni joint ceremony in a show of unity. 

Kuwait Shiite mosque bomber was Saudi national: Ministry
Kuwait Shiite mosque bomber was Saudi national: Ministry

A suicide bomber who carried out a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shiite mosque in Kuwait was a Saudi national, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Two Iranians among Kuwait mosque dead: Official

Two of the victims in the jihadist attack at a Shi`ite mosque in Kuwait were Iranian nationals, Iran said on Saturday after condemning the atrocity and others in Tunisia and France.

Kuwait arrests suspects in mosque attack, mourns dead
Kuwait arrests suspects in mosque attack, mourns dead

 Kuwait`s Interior Ministry said on Saturday it had detained amongst others the owner of a vehicle which a suicide bomber used to get to a Shi`ite Muslim mosque where he blew himself up, killing 27 and wounding 200 people mid-prayer.

Car bomb explodes near mosque in rebel-held Yemen capital
Car bomb explodes near mosque in rebel-held Yemen capital

A car bomb exploded Saturday near a mosque in the Old City of the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa, causing casualties, witnesses and security sources said.

Atali clash: Court stays construction of mosque till June 9

A local court on Saturday extended the stay on the construction of the mosque, which is at the centre of the communal row, by three more days after defendants failed to respond to the petition.