Stories tagged: Mosque
Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Iraqi forces recapture historic Mosul mosque, now little more than rubble
Iraqi forces on Thursday recaptured the ruins of a historic mosque in Mosul that was destroyed earlier this month by the Islamic State and was once the symbolic center of …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
ISIS claims a historic mosque in Mosul was destroyed by a U.S. airstrike – but video evidence suggests otherwise
The iconic leaning minaret of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri has stood over Mosul for 800 years. But on Wednesday, one of the most iconic religious sites in the country …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Iraq: Islamic State destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq’s Ministry of Defense said.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
1 dead in crash near London mosque suspected as terrorism
A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, killing one man and injuring 10 other people in what police are investigating as a terrorist incident.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
20 killed in mosque attack in Nigeria over land dispute
Police in Nigeria say at least 20 people are dead after a suspected reprisal attack on a village.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Arrest made after bacon strips left at California mosque
Authorities say a 30-year-old woman is being charged with hate crimes after police say she broke windows and left bacon at a Northern California mosque.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Fire that destroyed South Texas mosque ruled arson
A fire that destroyed a South Texas mosque has been ruled arson, but there’s no evidence of a hate crime at this time, federal investigators said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Six counts of murder for Quebec mosque attack suspect
A French Canadian suspect known for his far-right, nationalist views was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage at …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
$870,000 raised to rebuild South Texas mosque destroyed in fire
An online fund established to raise money to rebuild a South Texas mosque destroyed by fire over the weekend has far exceeded its $850,000 goal.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Texas mosque destroyed in early-morning blaze; cause unknown
An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Swiss police: 3 injured in gunman’s attack at Zurich mosque
A gunman dressed in black stormed into the prayer hall of a mosque frequented by Somali immigrants and opened fire, wounding three people before fleeing, a Zurich police spokesman said …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
4 militants, 2 Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on mosque
A small group of militants armed with guns and suicide jackets attacked a mosque at an army facility in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, triggering a shootout in which four insurgents …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 6:49 a.m.
Video shows man approaching Florida mosque before fire
FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Authorities in Florida are investigating an early Monday fire at the mosque that was attended by the Orlando nightclub shooter as a possible arson. In an …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Imam, associate fatally shot after leaving NYC mosque
The leader of a New York City mosque and an associate have been fatally shot in a brazen daylight attack.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Woman charged with threatening to bomb South Florida mosque
A woman is facing charges after authorities say she threatened to bomb a South Florida mosque.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
‘Ban Islam’ fliers left at proposed mosque site on West Side
“Ban Islam from America” fliers left at a proposed mosque site in northwest Washington are under investigation. The Herald reported an anonymous tip led authorities to find an American flag …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
President Obama makes first visit to U.S. mosque
President Barack Obama is meeting with Muslim-American leaders from around the country as he pays his first visit to a mosque in the United States.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 9:16 a.m.
Rare attacks on Afghan Shiites kill 60
A suicide bomber struck a crowd of Shiite worshippers who packed a Kabul mosque today to mark a holy day, killing at least 56 people, and a second bombing in …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2007
A mosque in the making
Spokane’s Muslims prayed on a tarp under a tent Friday, in the hopes that a year from now they’ll be worshipping on the same spot in the region’s first traditional …