Named after the Prophet Mohammed, the marble-decorated mosque has capacity for more than 30,000 people.
It seems that the world is much more weary of independence now than it used to be.
In a sweet stroke of irony, the three Chechen charlatans used the Islamic State's primary recruitment tool, social media, to advance their devious plan.
Mosque tells of small Israeli Arab community's historical ties to the restive Russian province.
Said Tsarnaev says Moscow wants to convince West that Islamist insurgency being waged in North Caucasus has gone global.
Fighters fear terror attacks could unite Russia, US against them; some Chechen militants do not espouse jihad against US.
The mother of the Boston Marathon bomb suspects tells Russian media she's convinced her sons are innocent and were set up.
On profile on Russian social network Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspect in Boston bombing, calls for Chechen independence.
Background: Bin Laden replacement Zawahri's life story contains within it the story of how the modern al-Qaida network was formed.
Islamist insurgents killed in gunfight with police after storming Chechen parliament; separate attack takes place at agriculture ministry.