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  • MYC to monitor Friday sermons in mosques

    LAHORE: The Milli Yakjehti Council (MYC) has decided to monitor Friday sermons in mosques to limit clerics or prayer leaders to deliver speeches on the subject of morality and humanity alone as explained in the religion of Islam...

    Talking about working mechanism of the Jumma Commission, which would be headed by Maulana Abdul Jaleel Naqshbandi, Mr Baloch said its members would visit mosques to offer Friday prayers during which they...

  • Chlorine level to be checked in water supplied to mosques

    KARACHI: Relevant civic agencies have chalked out plans to check the level of chlorine in the water being supplied to mosques and the presence of algae in water tanks, it emerged on Saturday...

    “We have asked all the health officers to visit mosques in their areas, check chlorine levels in their water tanks and ensure it is free from algae, which is a carrier of Naegleria,” said a senior official in the health department...

  • Illegal mosques

    Does Islamic law allow the construction of a mosque or seminary on an illegally-occupied piece of land? Can, the CII or Wifaqul Madaris enlighten the public?Hopefully, on the basis of this landmark decision, the CDA will demolish all such illegal seminaries or mosques in the capital...

  • Bangladesh to build hundreds of mosques with Saudi cash

    DHAKA: Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, an official said on Wednesday, worrying minorities who fear they could be used to spread fundamentalist Islam...

    The government plans to construct 560 mosques — one in every town in Bangladesh — as the secular administration woos Islamist groups before elections...

  • Sunni mosques firebombed in Iraq after IS-claimed blasts

    BAGHDAD: At least seven Sunni mosques and dozens of shops in eastern Iraq were firebombed on Tuesday, security sources and local officials said, a day after 23 people were killed there in two blasts claimed by Islamic State...

    At least two Sunni mosques south of Baghdad were attacked last week after a Shia cleric was executed in Saudi Arabia, triggering angry reactions in Iraq and neighboring Iran...

  • Africa’s biggest city shuts churches, mosques to fight noise

    AFRICA’S largest city is closing dozens of mosques, churches and nightclubs in a bid to reduce noise for its 20 million residents long used to lusty hymn-singing, honking horns and boom boxes that rattle the foundations of homes...

    ” The agency has shut down more than 70 churches and 20 mosques this year as well as a dozen pubs, hotels and clubs, he said...

  • Security of mosques enhanced in Bajaur

    KHAR: The political administration of Bajaur Agency on Saturday asked the tribal elders to enhance security of mosques and other public places in their respective areas to prevent any untoward incident during Ramazan...

    The local administration confirmed that the steps had been taken to increase security of mosques in the agency...

  • 90 per cent of Islamabad mosques ‘outside’ govt control

    ISLAMABAD: Community and clergy-run mosques in the federal capital outnumber government-managed mosques by almost ten to one, according to a government report...

    Prepared by the interior ministry, apparently in the context of the National Action Plan (NAP), the report found that the government has absolutely no influence over 868 of the total 957 mosques in the federal capital territory to discipline them...

  • Two Iraqi mosques targeted in bombings

    HILLA: Blasts rocked two mosques in central Iraq on Monday, amid fears of renewed sectarian strife following Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shia cleric, police and medics said...

    Groups of men wearing military uniforms detonated explosives at the two mosques overnight, and a muezzin was shot dead near his home in Iskandariyah, the sources said...

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