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British Mosque Structured with a Flowering Wooden Lattice

CAMBRIDGE – Inspired by geometric design and landscaping found throughout the Islamic World, a British archtecturing company is erecting a timber-structured mosque Cambridge, the UK, Arch Paper reported. “The deceased architect David Marks viewed this mosque project as a shift from the preponderance of Ottoman-style mosques found throughout the UK,” a Marks Barfield Architects (MBA) official …

Decades On, New Mosque in Aberdeen Takes Major Step Forward

ABERDEEN – After almost two decades, Aberdeen’s Muslim community’s dream of having a new mosque in the city gets a big boost as the council’s city growth committee sanctioned a lease to the Aberdeen Islamic Charitable Trust (AICT). “The council has approved the terms of a lease for the site at the beach for the new …

Three Injured in a London Mosque 'Hate Crime' Crash

LONDON –Muslims woke up on Wednesday to the horrible news of a car attack outside a London mosque which led to the injury of three people by a driver who was “shouting anti-Islamic taunts.” The Hussaini Association, which had organized a lecture at the Islamic center in Cricklewood near Edgware Road, described it as a …

British Faith Minister Urges Schools to Have Mosque Trips

LONDON – The Faith Minister of the UK, Lord Bourne, told The Times in an interview on September 17 that he encourages more schools to take the pupils and their families on trips to mosques to stamp out Islamophobia among parents. “Occasionally, you find that parents are saying: ‘We’re not sure we want our kids …

Chelsea Star Has Dinner with Fan He Met at Mosque

LONDON – Chelsea Muslim star N’Golo Kante celebrated Saturday’s victory over Cardiff by accepting an invitation to play Fifa and watch Match of the Day over a curry at the house of an Arsenal fan he had just met at the mosque. The midfielder, who won the World Cup with the French national team this …

Liverpool Transfers Mosque Ownership to Muslim Charity

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool City Council in the UK has transferred its ownership of the site of England’s first mosque to a local Muslim charity to support the development of the building as an Islamic heritage and enterprise center. “Liverpool’s role in the development of Islam in Britain is a fascinating story and this new heritage …

New Multi-Million Pound Mosque Opens in Leeds

BEESTON, South Leeds – Costing £2.2 million, the new Jamia Masjid Abu Huraira mosque in Beeston will open to the public, following seven years of planning and fundraising by the community in South Leeds. “Over the years as the community was getting bigger, the space became smaller and smaller,” the Kashmir Muslim Welfare Association (KMWA) …

5 Ways to Boost Your Spirituality

5 Ways to Boost Your Spirituality

There are times when we feel that our spirituality and religious zeal is decreasing. We feel that no matter what we try, we cannot seem to improve it. And we start spending more time doing futile serving on the internet, reading articles that do not connect us…

Mumbai Mosque Goes Green with Solar Power

MUMBAI – A south Mumbai mosque has become the fifth major mosque in the city to go green after installing a solar energy system to save power. “After we installed air-conditioners in the mosque, our electricity bill increased to ₹25,000 per month. To reduce this expenditure, we installed solar panels on August 10,” said Khalil …



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