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After Vienna shooting, rabbis want more government control of mosques

Initial reports stated that at least one of the shootings was aimed at a synagogue, though police said there was no clear indication that was the case.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
04/11/2020

France shuts Paris mosque in crackdown after teacher's beheading

Police plastered notices of the closure order outside the mosque as the authorities promised a tough response against the disseminators of hate messages.

By REUTERS
20/10/2020
The Temple Mount in Jerusalem

Smotrich to PM: Release UAE-Israel agreements regarding Temple Mount

The MK added that it is "a basic condition in a democratic country for the public and MKs to know what they are being asked to authorize in their vote" in the plenum.

German student, 14, accused of planning attack on synagogue or mosque

The boy had allegedly carried out at least one trial with explosives in preparation for the attack.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
08/10/2020

Palestinians outside of Old City unable to attend prayers at Al-Aqsa - report

The Jerusalem Islamic Waqf said that 1,200 Palestinians total, managed to attend Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa throughout the day.

A Muslim devotee recites the Koran at the Star Mosque during Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 26,

Gas pipeline blast kills 17 worshipers in Bangladesh mosque

Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
Brenton Tarrant, charged for murder in relation to the mosque attacks, is seen in the dock during hi

NZ judge rejects mosque shooter's 'self-absorbed' change of heart

"He said if necessary, he could psychologically analyze himself."

By REUTERS
27/08/2020

Survivors reject NZ mosque shooter's 'white supremacist' world view

Gunman Brenton Tarrant, a 29-year-old Australian, is scheduled to be sentenced this week after pleading guilty to 51 murders, 40 attempted murders and one charge of committing a terrorist act.

By REUTERS
26/08/2020
Turkish police officers stand guard on the top of the Kariye (Chora) museum in Istanbul

After Hagia Sophia, Turkey converts historic Chora church into mosque

A church was first built at the site in the 4th century, but most of the existing building dates to an 11th century church that was partly rebuilt 200 years later following an earthquake.

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