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Colorado People's Love, Support Pour In on Vandalized Mosque - About Islam

Colorado People's Love, Support Pour In on Vandalized Mosque

The vandalism of the new welcome sign at the Islamic Centre of Grand Junction, Colorado, has prompted community to show support and start crowdfunding to repair the damaged sign, The Daily Sentinel reported. “The good outweighs the bad,” said Abdelghani Essaifi, who works at the mosque, also known as Two Rivers Mosque. The mosque unveiled …

South Africa Mosques to Open Doors on Heritage Day - About Islam

South Africa Mosques to Open Doors on Heritage Day

Forty-four mosques across South Africa will open their doors to the public on September 24 to mark the Heritage Day, promote social cohesion, and encourage the building of the rainbow nation, Rising Sun Overport reported Wednesday. “On Heritage Day, South Africans engage with and learn about other cultures, celebrate their history and how far we …

Scottish Mosque Wins Three British Beacon Mosque Awards - About Islam

Scottish Mosque Wins Three British Beacon Mosque Awards

A local mosque in Dunfermline, Scotland has won three prestigious awards at the 2nd Annual British Beacon Mosque Awards 2019, Dunfermline Press reported. “From the very first day I was welcomed by the wonderful Dunfermline community, and it only took me one meeting with the chairman and trustees of the mosque to work out that …

Americans Visit Illinois Mosque, See Their Reaction - About Islam

Americans Visit Illinois Mosque, See Their Reaction

A group of American guests have visited the ISNS masjid in Rolling Meadows in Illinois in an event hosted to promote the message of peace and understanding of Islam, The Siasat Daily reported. During the visit, hosted earlier this month, guests were given copies of the English translation of the Holy Qur’an and free Islamic …

Leicester Honors Prominent Muslim Figure - About Islam

Leicester Honors Prominent Muslim Figure

An Imam from Leicester has been honored after over 40 years of service to the Muslim community. Shaykh Adam Sahib is one of Leicester’s most highly regarded community leaders, and a square has been named after him in recognition of his remarkable service, Leicestershire Live reported. The 85-year-old imam, Shaykh Maulana Adam Sahib, is a …

Birmingham Mosque Gets Top Award as UK Best Mosque - About Islam

Birmingham Mosque Gets Top Award as UK Best Mosque

A Birmingham mosque has won the prestigious top award as the UK best mosque in the 2nd Annual British Beacon Mosque Awards 2019, Birmingham Mail reported. “They have 10 awards to give out and this year we have received the one for Best Run Mosque, which is the most prestigious,” said Kamran Hussain, general manager …

Palmerston North to Get New Multi-Million Dollar Mosque - About Islam

Palmerston North to Get New Multi-Million Dollar Mosque

It was predicted that the current mosque in Palmerston North Cook St. will accommodate the Muslim population for the next 15 years. However, the Muslim community, which has grown significantly after the March 15 terrorist attacks, are looking for an expansion, Stuff reported. “We need more space… On Fridays, we are now feeling the pinch. …

Queenstown mosque

$178K Fundraised to Establish Queenstown First Mosque

More than $178,000 hasbeen fundraised to establish Queenstown’s first mosque in New Zealand, Radio New Zealand reported on July 25. “We were able to hire out a church hall for Friday prayers, but there wasn’t always one available. A new mosque would give us a place to gather as a community and teach religious education …

Washington Mosque to Recover from Ashes - About Islam

Washington Mosque to Recover from Ashes

Thanks to the support from the local community and faith groups, the Islamic center in Bellevue, Washington, is set to be rebuilt soon after it was destroyed twice in arson attacks, KomoNews reported. “It’s very beautiful,” said Omer Lone, with the New Islamic Center of Eastside, or ICOE. “The days have come when we can …

Play and Pray: Here is How Imam Drew Children to Mosque - About Islam

Play and Pray: Here is How Imam Drew Children to Mosque

An imam in northern city of Kocaeli in Başiskele district, Turkey, has succeeded in attracting a big number of children to summer Qur’an classes in his mosque by making it more kid-friendly with a new playground, Daily Sabah reported. “I used to play around at the mosque, while the adults were praying when I was …



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