Sunday, 15 September 2019

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Grenade attack killed at least two at Philippines mosque

MANILA – At least two people were killed and four others wounded in a grenade attack on a mosque in Mindanao region in the southern Philippines on Wednesday. According to the local police, a grenade was lobbed into a mosque in a mosque before dawn, killing two Muslim religious leaders. ...

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Indonesian woman jailed for complaining about mosque noise

MEDAN: A woman in Muslim-majority Indonesia was sentenced to 18 months in jail Tuesday for complaining about the volume of a mosque´s call to prayer – the latest conviction under a controversial blasphemy law. Meiliana, 44, an ethnic Chinese Buddhist, was found guilty of insulting Islam for asking her neighbourhood ...

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Malaysia mosque bans tourists after viral dance

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the Muslim holy site went viral online. The pair, of East Asian appearance and believed to be foreigners, were filmed doing the dance in skimpy shorts and tops ...

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Mosque in Manchester burnt in suspected arson attack

MANCHESTER: A mosque in the British city of Manchester has been severely damaged in a suspected arson attack, police said on Monday. Five fire engines tackled the blaze at the Nasfat Manchester Islamic Centre on Droylsden Road in the northern England city and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said they are ...

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At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

People gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI: At least eight people were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria. A spokesman for a civilian self-defense force in Maiduguri city said the bomber was being chased by ...

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Finsbury Park terror suspect Darren is not a racist, says family

LONDON: The family of Darren Osborne, the man arrested in connection to the terror attack in Finsbury Park, claim “he is not a racist”. The father-of-four was apprehended in the moments after a van ploughed into worshippers outside the Finsbury Park Mosque killing one man and injuring at least 10 ...

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