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After banning namaaz in Noida parks, authorities halt 'unauthorised' Bhagwat Katha programme
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After banning namaaz in Noida parks, authorities halt 'unauthorised' Bhagwat Katha programme

A Hindu religious event scheduled to be held on government land in Greater Noida was stopped on Wednesday after authorities found it lacked requisite permission, officials said, days after the police asked some private firms here to stop their Muslim employees from offering namaaz at a public park.

Gurugram: 76 duty magistrates to supervise Friday namaz after threats from right-wing groups
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Gurugram: 76 duty magistrates to supervise Friday namaz after threats from right-wing groups

In view of right-wing groups threatening to enforce a ban on performing namaz in open spaces, the Gurugram administration has appointed 76 duty magistrates to supervise the Friday prayers offered by Muslims

Muslim teachers' request to provide time for Friday prayers leaves Delhi government in jitters
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Muslim teachers' request to provide time for Friday prayers leaves Delhi government in jitters

A Delhi Minorities Commission letter forwarding a request to provide time for Friday prayers to Muslim teachers in primary schools has left Delhi Education Department in jitters and officials hiding behind technicalities

Kerala woman Imam leads Friday prayers, faces threats: Irrespective of Islamic doctrines, Jamida's liberty must be defended
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Kerala woman Imam leads Friday prayers, faces threats: Irrespective of Islamic doctrines, Jamida's liberty must be defended

Irrespective of Islamic doctrinal positions on this issue, Jamida's action shows us that cause of liberty is itself a goal of civilisation in modern times.

Egypt mosque attack: Death toll soars to 235 in bomb and gun assault in North Sinai
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Egypt mosque attack: Death toll soars to 235 in bomb and gun assault in North Sinai

Gunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing at least 200 people

Ayub Pandith lynching: Friday prayers in Srinagar's Jamia Masjid resume for first time in six weeks since incident
India

Ayub Pandith lynching: Friday prayers in Srinagar's Jamia Masjid resume for first time in six weeks since incident

Congregational Friday prayers were offered at historic Jamia Masjid for the first time in six weeks since police officer Mohammad Ayoub Pandith was lynched by a mob outside the mosque

Recep Erdogan condemns Israel's excessive use of force over clashes at Jerusalem mosque
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Recep Erdogan condemns Israel's excessive use of force over clashes at Jerusalem mosque

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced as "excessive" the use of force by Israeli security forces in deadly clashes over sensitive Jerusalem holy site

Jammu and Kashmir DSP Ayub Pandith lynched: Srinagar's Jamia Masjid remains closed on Jummat-ul-Vida
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Jammu and Kashmir DSP Ayub Pandith lynched: Srinagar's Jamia Masjid remains closed on Jummat-ul-Vida

For the first time, the historic Jamia Masjid here remained closed on Friday on the occasion of 'Jummat-ul-Vida', the last Friday of the Islamic fasting month of Ramazan, due to strict restrictions imposed by the authorities

Kuwaiti Shia mosque attack: Death toll rises to 27, 227 wounded; IS claims responsibility
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Kuwaiti Shia mosque attack: Death toll rises to 27, 227 wounded; IS claims responsibility

The Islamic State group claimed a suicide bombing that ripped through a Shiite mosque in Kuwait on Friday that medics say killed at least 13 people.