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Apology accepted but HK Muslims lament ‘unnecessary’ mosque attack

Muslim Council calls on people to leave their bitterness behind and pray for country.

HK leader apologises for mosque incident after day of violence

Carrie Lam pays visit to Kowloon house of worship after police dyed its entrance.

Villagers search for bodies after 70 killed in Afghan mosque blast

This is Afghanistan's second most deadly attack this year.

Bomb kills at least 62 during Friday prayers in Afghanistan

Casualty number may rise as rescue team works to bring out bodies from rubble.

Nabbed – man who threw red paint at mosque, surau

Police say the paint was thrown at Masjid As Sobirin on Jan 1 and at Surau Al Hidayah yesterday.

Norway mosque suspect rejects murder allegation

The shooter does not agree with allegations of murder levelled on him.

Norwegian police treat mosque shooting as attempted terror attack

The suspect’s online postings had referenced other acts of violence, including recent shootings in New Zealand's Christchurch and the US's El Paso.

One person hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

Norwegian police say they have no information about the suspect, other than he was described as 'white'.

Fascinating floating mosques of Malaysia

These mosques are either built on stilts above water or adjacent to lakes that when viewed from a certain angle, looks as if they're floating.

Proposed LRT line won’t cut into cemetery, reiterates Penang DCM

This follows claims by a group that over 600 bodies might have to be exhumed if the LRT line were to cross a portion of the cemetery.

No terror motive in Brest mosque shooting

A source close to the case describes the gunman as ‘unbalanced’ but was not known to belong to a far-right movement.

Proposed Penang LRT track to skip mosque, cemetery entirely

This follows protests by the committee running the mosque in Bayan Lepas.

2 wounded in shooting outside mosque in western France

There are no signs pointing to worshippers being targeted.

Group protests over LRT line taking over one-third of mosque cemetery

Mosque committee wants the rail alignment amended.

Proposed LRT line near Bayan Lepas mosque not a done deal,...

Chow Kon Yeow seeks to allay concerns over the proposed LRT route which may cut across the burial ground of a mosque in Bayan Lepas.

Saudi cleric calls mosque segregation ‘phobia of women’

A prominent Saudi cleric makes the case for breaking down a major taboo in the kingdom, where social mores are evolving rapidly under 33-year-old Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Perak mosque and surau heads suspended for allowing political events

Sultan Nazrin orders that their duties be handed over to the district Islamic administration officer while investigations are carried out.

Europe’s first eco-mosque invokes God to fight climate change

As one of the fastest growing faiths in the world, Islam could be a powerful force if Muslims were stirred to environmental action, climate activists say.

MP denies giving speech in mosque after royal rebuke

Pang Hok Liong says he was only there to announce a RM1,000 allocation for the mosque from his budget as Labis MP.

New Zealand PM targets online hate after mosque attacks

Ardern says the Christchurch massacre underlined 'a horrifying new trend' in extremist broadcasting their atrocious actions.

London mosque on lockdown after shots fired

Gunshots were heard after the man left the mosque following a confrontation.

NZ police seek man over Christchurch mosque worshipper abuse

Police said the man was wearing a 'Trump' t-shirt and black cap.

Mosque attacks remembrance service begins in Christchurch

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is joined by representatives from 59 nations, including her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

UK cops arrest 2 after attacks on 5 mosques

One of the two men handed himself over to the police and the other was arrested by the members of the community in Birmingham.