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May 11, 2018
Gurugram: 76 duty magistrates to supervise Friday namaz after threats from right-wing groupsIn 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
Apr 28, 2018
Muslim teachers' request to provide time for Friday prayers leaves Delhi government in jittersA 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
Jan 29, 2018
Kerala woman Imam leads Friday prayers, faces threats: Irrespective of Islamic doctrines, Jamida's liberty must be defendedIrrespective 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.
Nov 24, 2017
Egypt mosque attack: Death toll soars to 235 in bomb and gun assault in North SinaiGunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing at least 200 people
Aug 04, 2017
Ayub Pandith lynching: Friday prayers in Srinagar's Jamia Masjid resume for first time in six weeks since incidentCongregational 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
Jul 22, 2017
Recep Erdogan condemns Israel's excessive use of force over clashes at Jerusalem mosqueTurkish 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
Jun 24, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir DSP Ayub Pandith lynched: Srinagar's Jamia Masjid remains closed on Jummat-ul-VidaFor 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
Oct 28, 2016
Kashmir: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatist marchCurfew has been imposed in Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safakadal, Rainawari and Maharaj Gunj in the old city and Batamaloo in uptown Srinagar
Sep 16, 2016
Suicide attack at Pakistan mosque in Mohmand district kills 16, injures 35A suicide bomber killed at least 16 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at a Pakistan mosque in a tribal area bordering Afghanistan, a regional official said.
Jun 27, 2015
Kuwaiti Shia mosque attack: Death toll rises to 27, 227 wounded; IS claims responsibilityThe 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.