Nine dead, dozens injured as mosque in Somalia collapsed during prayers

At least nine people were killed and dozens injured when a mosque they were building in Somalia collapsed. Over 100 people were helping pour a concrete foundation to the mosque in Garasballey district close to the capital Mogadishu on Friday when the structure suddenly collapsed, leaving several trapped under the debris. Sheikh Mohamed Hashi, imam… Read More Nine dead, dozens injured as mosque in Somalia collapsed during prayers

Muslims, activists clash outside mosque in east London

Muslim worshippers and far-right activists clashed at a protest outside a mosque in east London. Video footage of the clash shared on social media showed Britain First protesters being driven away from the East London Mosque amid scuffles in the street, shortly after they had assembled. In one clip, a man can be seen fly-kicking… Read More Muslims, activists clash outside mosque in east London

ISIS attacks shopping centre in Baghdad

The Islamist terror group Islamic State (ISIS) confirmed that it targeted Shia Muslims in an attack on a Baghdad shopping centre, which reportedly killed 18 people. Gunmen stormed the al-Jawhara shopping centre in Baghdad al-Jadida on Monday evening, after setting off a car bomb. When security forces stormed the building, two assailants detonated explosive belts,… Read More ISIS attacks shopping centre in Baghdad

65 killed, 154 injured as crane collapses at mosque in Mecca

A crane collapsed Friday at one of Islam ‘s most important mosques — the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca — killing at least 65 people and injuring 154 others, Saudi Arabian authorities said on Friday, on Twitter. There was no immediate comment about the cause of the collapse. The Masjid al-Haram surrounds Islam’s holiest site, the… Read More 65 killed, 154 injured as crane collapses at mosque in Mecca