mosques

First collective prayers performed in Aghdam Juma mosque

First collective prayers performed in Aghdam Juma mosque

The first collective prayers were performed in the Juma Mosque, which is located in the Agdam region liberated after 27 years of occupation by the Armenian armed forces. The parishioners have covered the mosque's floor with …

Fire breaks out in Istanbul mosque

Fire breaks out in Istanbul mosque

A fire at the Vaniköy Mosque, a 350-year-old waterfront mosque in the Çengelköy neighborhood of the Üsküdar district in Istanbul, has been extinguished, officials said on Nov. 15, Hurriyet Daily News …

Over 90,000 mosques to reopen in Saudi Arabia

Over 90,000 mosques to reopen in Saudi Arabia

Over 90,000 mosques will reopen on Sunday after being sanitised, Saudi Press Agency announced. The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance is all set to reopen more than 90,000 major and minor mosques across the Kingdom, …

Iran set to reopen mosques in low-risk areas

Iran set to reopen mosques in low-risk areas

Iran will reopen mosques in areas consistently free of the new coronavirus on Monday as the sanctions-hit country starts to ease restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the pandemic, Al Jazeera reports. Health ministry …

'Pride of Muslims' mosque opened in Shali

'Pride of Muslims' mosque opened in Shali

An opening ceremony for the largest mosque in Europe is being held today in the city of Shali, Chechnya, with more than 200 guests from 43 countries in attendance. The new mosque has been heralded as 'The pride of Muslims'; it …

Turkey's largest mosque to open in Istanbul

Turkey's largest mosque to open in Istanbul

The opening of the new Büyük amlıca Camisi mosque will take place in Istanbul today, during the Friday prayer, Turkish media report. The opening ceremony of the largest mosque in the history of modern Turkey will be attended …

New mosque built in Gekhi-Chu  

New mosque built in Gekhi-Chu  

In the village of Gekhi-Chu in the Urus-Martan district of Chechnya, a mosque with a capacity of 50 people was opened today. The opening ceremony was attended by the district  Qadi Alu Amerkhanov. “Heads of rural settlements …

Bursa's Green Mosque

Bursa's Green Mosque

For nearly 600 years, it has fascinated city locals and its visitors

Vladikavkaz. Mukhtarov Mosque

Vladikavkaz. Mukhtarov Mosque

For 110 years the Sunni mosque is considered one of the main symbols of Vladikavkaz. In this city, a meeting between the hereditary Ossetian noblewoman, the daughter of General Khambi Tuganov, Elizaveta Tuganova, and the Baku oil-industrialist …

Sultan Ahmed Mosque (photos)

Sultan Ahmed Mosque (photos)

Built in the 17th century by Sultan Ahmed to glorify Allah, it has not become any less relevant

Turkish mosque in the heart of Tokyo

Turkish mosque in the heart of Tokyo

Tokyo Camii, also known as Tokyo Mosque, is a mosque with an adjoining Turkish culture center located in the Ōyama-chō district of Shibuya ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is the largest mosque in Japan. The mosque was originally built along with an …

Unique Ramzan Kadyrov mosque in Shali to open in 2018

Unique Ramzan Kadyrov mosque in Shali to open in 2018

The mosque, which will named after the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov, will open in the Chechen town of Shali next year, the press service of the head and government of the region said. The mosque is being built on the …