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# Mosque

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Peshawar
Blast at Pakistan mosque kills at least 80 people and injures 150 others
The attack happened during afternoon worship in the provincial capital of Peshawar.
Last year
# Kabul
At least three people killed in mosque blast in Afghanistan capital
The explosion occurred as people were offering evening prayers at the Kabul mosque.
# Russia
Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine
Earlier Ukraine’s foreign ministry said a mosque sheltering 80 civilians was shelled in Mariupol.
All time
# Israel
Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.
# victim impact
'You are the loser, and we are the winners': Victims of New Zealand mosque shooter confront him in court
Victims described how their lives have been completely changed in the wake of the horrific events in March 2019.
# Erdogan
Hagia Sophia museum formally restored as mosque by Turkish president
A 1934 Cabinet decision had turned the mosque site into a museum.
# Oslo
Norwegian man appears in court accused of mosque terror attack
Philip Manshaus is suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with firearms last year.
# Balgaddy
Locals mount opposition to new mosque planned in Lucan
South Dublin County Council approved plans last month for a centre and mosque for the area’s Muslim community.
# mosque stabbing
Attempted murder investigation launched after man stabbed at London mosque
The incident happened at 3.10pm today.
# Norway
Norway mosque attack: Suspect appears in court and remanded in custody
Police say he has “extreme right views” and “xenophobic positions” and that he had filmed the mosque attack.
# mosque attack
Minister says he's 'greatly disturbed' after vandals cause damage at Galway mosque
A spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association said people were shocked to hear of the vandalism this morning.
# Shooting
Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France
The incident occurred around 4pm (3pm Irish time).
# United
'Broken hearted but not broken': New Zealanders unite in two-minute silence for mosque victims
A mass funeral was held for 26 of the victims of last week’s attack, including the youngest victim – three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim.
# Tragedy
Families of Christchurch victims face long wait for the return of their loved ones' bodies
Under Islamic custom, burials are to take place as soon as possible after death, which hasn’t been the case in this situation.
# mosque attack
New Zealand Prime Minister says country's gun laws will change following mosque terror attack
At least 49 people have died.
# New Zealand
Community gardaí attend Friday prayer at mosques in wake of New Zealand attack
An Garda Síochána said local gardaí will be making themselves available to Muslim communities to provide support.
# Fingal
Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light
There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.
# radicalised
Cardiff man sentenced to life imprisonment over terror attack near Finsbury Park mosque
Witnesses recalled Darren Osborne saying, “I’ve done my job, you can kill me now” in the aftermath of the attack.
# Egypt
'We will respond with brutal force': Death toll of horrific Egypt mosque attack rises to 305
235 people were killed and 109 were wounded in the attack.
# Egypt
At least 235 dead in horror mosque bombing as leaders condemn 'barbaric attack'
The attack took place during weekly prayers at a mosque in Egypt, police officials said.
# Kabul
Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques
“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.
# removal of imam
Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford
Leading members of the local Muslim community have called for peace after the incident.
# Taliban
At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.
# Israel
Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise
Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.
# hearty meal
Burglar sat down to have scrambled eggs with victim after stealing from mosque
The accused lunged at the caretaker of the mosque with a knife, before sitting down and telling him his life story.
# not terrorism
Eight people including a child wounded in France mosque shooting
The local prosecutor has said police have ruled out terrorism.
# Blanchardstown
What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?
Muslims from the Blanchardstown mosque in Dublin had their say.
# Mosque
Man charged with 'terrorism-related murder' over Finsbury Park attack
Darren Osborne, 47, will appear before magistrates in central London later today.
# shoe horn
Police Taser man after reports of people being attacked at London mosque
The man was waving around an item, later found to be a shoe horn.
# finsbury park
Witnesses heard suspect London mosque attacker say 'I want to kill Muslims'
Eyewitnesses describe what they saw as a white van ploughing into people outside a London mosque.
# Ballybrit
Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying
Imam Ibrahim Noonan said people were upset by the incident.
# Mosque
'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims
Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.
# alexandre bissonnette
Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.
# quebec
Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada
The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.
# Germany
Homemade bombs explode at mosque in Dresden
Police suspect a xenophobic motive.
# Ramadan
Muslim leaders condemn suicide bombs in Saudi Arabia, including one at holy site
‘This crime could not have been perpetrated by someone who had an atom of belief in his heart.’
# Nigeria
Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing
A further 18 people sustained injuries in the blast.
# Security
A man has been shot after attempting to ram a soldier guarding a mosque in France
Local authorities have said that the man was shot in the arm and the leg.
# Al Aqsa
Violent clashes rock one of the world's holiest sites
The Al-Aqsa mosque serves both Jews and Muslims.