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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Mosque

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Violent clashes rock one of the world's holiest sites
The Al-Aqsa mosque serves both Jews and Muslims.
Kerry set to get new mosque, but there won't be a call to prayer
The new site will contain a mosque and Muslim community centre.
Irish Muslim assaulted at Dublin mosque by extremist sympathiser
The man was attacked by another Muslim when trying to post anti-extremist flyers at the mosque.
People in Kerry are worried about plans for a public call to prayer at a Tralee mosque
An anti-Muslim group is protesting the plans.
61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque
Thousands protested in anger after the attack.
Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act
A number of mosques have also been attacked today.
Islamic State releases another beheading video
The video shows a Kurdish man being killed and follows the release of a number of videos which militants claim show the mass killing of Syrian soldiers.
Reports: 70 killed as Shiite militiamen open fire at Sunni mosque
It’s reported that a suicide bomber blew up explosives inside the building, and that the gunmen then fired on the fleeing worshippers.
Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians
The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.
Halawa sisters welcomed home to Dublin after Egypt captivity ordeal
Somaia, Fatima and Omaima were greeted by family members and friends at the airport after months in custody in Egypt.
Shatter condemns hate mail sent to Muslim Community, says gardaí will take “appropriate action”
An unsigned letter sent to mosques and schools in Ireland warns members of imminent attacks.
Halawa siblings could find out today if they will be freed
News on the release of the four – held in Cairo for the last fortnight – is expected today or tomorrow, according to a sister of the siblings.
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about Ireland’s emigration figures and whether the UK is going to take military action in Syria.
Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission
The mosque will be built in Clongriffin, County Dublin and will cater for up to 3,000 people.
Halawa siblings to face Egyptian prosecutor today
The four Irish siblings have been accused of attempted murder, possessing firearms and belonging to a militant group.
27 killed and over 350 wounded in Lebanon car bomb blasts
The attacks happened in the city of Tripoli. It’s reported a number of children are among the dead.
Four Irish citizens being held at Cairo prison
Speaking to, their father Hussein Halawa said he has not been able to contact them since yesterday evening.
Irish women reportedly arrested after Cairo mosque stand-off
The Department of Foreign Affairs has been in contact with Egyptian authorities to try to secure their safety.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).
Elderly Briton arrested over mosque bomb
A 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of planting a home-made bomb that exploded near a mosque.
Far-right protesters turn up at mosque, worshippers give them tea
Supporters of the English Defence League were unexpectedly met with tea and biscuits as they turned up at the mosque in York, England.
Indonesian wins rare victory against noisy mosque
Man in Banda Aceh claims volume of call to prayer was lowered after his complaint.
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Pig heads dumped outside French mosque provoke outrage
Jewish and Muslim groups have reacted angrily to the incident in town where Islamist gunman killed two paratroopers earlier this year.
Bomb kills 17 at Shiite funeral south of Baghdad
A car bomb exploded near a mosque south of Baghdad in Iraq today where mourners had gathered for a funeral.
Man killed and two injured in Copenhagen shooting
Police say that a scuffle broke out among a group of men outside a mosque in the Danish capital.
Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service
Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.
USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks
New leaked diplomatic cables show how the US asking its Dublin office to provide profiles of influential Irish Muslims.
Mosque blast kills religious leader in Indian Kashmir
The president of the religious group Jamiat-e-ahle Hadith was killed by a bomb as he neared the mosque today.
West Bank mosque torched by arsonists
Extremist Jewish settlers are being blamed for the attack.
'Ground Zero mosque' protests get messy
Demonstrators round on a black passer-by assuming him to be a Muslim in favour of the mosque.
'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'
How can an old coat factory cause so much conflict in one of the world’s biggest cities?
Obama defends Ground Zero mosque
President weighs in on controversial plan near 9/11 site.