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Destroyed in Arson, Connecticut Mosque Hosts Ramadan Iftar

Shocked by mosque arson a week ago, the Muslim community in New Haven, Connecticut, gathered Wednesday in front of the building for a Ramadan community iftar, Religion News Service reported. “Normally we have 200 people every night at our iftars,” said Hulya Elevli, 49, a teacher at the mosque’s school. “Our people did not come …

Faith Groups Hold Vigil at US Mosque Targeted by Islamophobic Attack

Hope, peace the focus of vigil at Escondido mosque  The mosque was set on fire by an arsonist who left behind graffiti referencing NZ Christchurch attack More than 150 people from different faiths gathered Sunday, March 24, for a night vigil at the Islamic Center of Escondido in the US which was targeted in an …

Victoria Mosque Opens Doors to Thank Community

The Muslims  still remember how hundreds of Victoria residents visited the ruins of their burned mosque in a show of solidarity and unity. VICTORIA, Texas – One year and eight months after the destruction of the mosque in a fire, the members of the Victoria Islamic Center will open their doors next Saturday to celebrate …


Mosque Arson in `Eid Breaks Perth Muslims’ Hearts

PERTH – A mosque in Perth’s northern city of Mirrabooka was badly damaged after being firebombed by arsonists on Sunday night as the Muslim community celebrated `Eid Al-Adha. “It’s heartbreaking,” Al-Taqwa Masjid mosque leader Ameer Ali told 9NEWS. Emergency crews were called to the Mirrabooka mosque just after 12 am yesterday to find chairs and a …

Months after Arson, Victoria Muslims Keep Doors Open

VICTORIA, Texas – It was about 18 months ago when fire destroyed the gold-domed Victoria Islamic Center, leaving Muslims fearful for their safety and opening doors to their good neighbors. “I was scared to my core. We had no facts. All we knew is the mosque is going up in flames. I thought, ‘Is someone …

Synagogue Gives Keys to Muslim Worshippers

A small Jewish community in Victoria, Texas, has given the keys of its synagogue to their Muslim neighbors, offering them a place for prayers after their mosque was destroyed in fire during the past weekend.

Churches, Synagogue Welcome Texas Mosque Members

In a heartwarming demonstration of solidarity, four churches and a synagogue have offered the use of their own houses of worship for the displaced members of a Texas mosque that was burnt down in Victoria in the US state of Texas, one week after the inauguration of President Trump.

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