Stories tagged: Mosque
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
‘They were shooting anyone who seemed to be breathing,’ survivor of Egypt mosque attack says
Egyptian warplanes carried out strikes against suspected terrorist targets in the North Sinai region, the military said Saturday, as the toll from an attack on a mosque Friday rose to …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 3 p.m.
Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people
In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Bombing at Nigeria mosque kills at least 50
A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 63
An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45.
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 …