The holiday also known as the Feast of Sacrifice celebrated over a four day period is one of two most important holidays in the Islamic calendar, with prayers and the ritual sacrifice of animals.
The Israel Antiquities Authority estimates that the mosque, uncovered ahead of new construction in the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev desert, dates back to the 7th to 8th centuries.
Commissioner of Police Mike Bush confirms Australian citizen Brenton Tarran has been charged with a terror act and faces 51 charges of murder and 40 of attempted murder.
Citing fire officials, administrators at the mosque said that the blaze was started deliberately and that federal authorities are involved in the investigation.
Known as the Pearl of Bosnia, the mosque was demolished by Serbian forces during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War, but rebuilt over the last five years with the support of Turkey's General Directorate of Foundations
By shoring up its walls, residents of the city of Djenne participate in yearly rendering of the ancient Great Mosque, the centuries-old epicentre of religious and cultural life in Mali.
"Attacks in the name of religion on places of worship or innocent civilians constitute terrorism, not jihad," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the inauguration of Camlica Mosque.
Six people appeared in a New Zealand court on Monday, charged for illegally redistributing the livestream video of the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch on March 15.
The Muslim community was further shaken this week when a man, wearing a t-shirt with the name of US President Donald Trump, shouted abuse at worshippers at Al Noor Mosque – the site of the March 15 terror incident.
The historic Arnaudija Mosque in Banja Luka was vandalised with Nazi symbols late Tuesday.
Filmed over a year, this is the inside story of a mosque and its community as it confronts the unexpected impact of global events on daily life in Brisbane, Australia.
Muslim contact with the Aboriginals of Australia predates the European conquest, but often the country’s small Muslim population is ignored or feared. One century-old mosque in Brisbane is aiming to change that by opening its doors to non-Muslims.
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