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Tag Archives: Mosque

UAE announces discovery of millennium-old mosque

ABU DHABI, Sept 9, (KUNA): UAE’s Department of Culture and Tourism announced on Saturday the discovery of the oldest mosque in the city of Al-Ain, east of the capital Abu Dhabi, adding that archaeologists in the department have studied the discovery dating back more than 1,000 years. Archaeologists from the …

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Mosque razing fuels protest in China

BEIJING, Aug 30, (AP): A rare public protest by thousands of Hui Muslims this month was caused by local officials’ recklessness, Chinese authorities said Thursday, without settling concerns a large mosque in the northwestern region would be razed. The governor of the region of Ningxia and a regional Communist Party …

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Kuwait ‘cracks down’ on proliferation of mosques

Ministry toughens conditions MANAMA, Aug 13: Kuwait has issued a list of new criteria to help rein in rogue mosques which abuse the system, reports Gulf News. Under the new measures announced by Islamic Affairs Minister Fahad Al-Afasi, the mosque must have an area of at least 1,000 square metres, …

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‘Friday prayers in many mosques in 1 area will divide worshipers’

Number of citizens expresses satisfaction over Awqaf decision KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: A number of Kuwaiti citizens expressed their satisfaction over the decision taken by Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Fahad Al-Afasi to set a number of conditions to be followed by mosques when …

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Welcome to the moving Mosque in Japan

TOKYO, July 26, (Agencies): A large white and blue truck pulls up outside a stadium in central Japan and slowly expands into a place of worship. Welcome to the Mobile Mosque. As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a Tokyo sports and …

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Worshippers surprised by drone

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Worshippers at Al-Zeben Mosque in Salmiya were surprised when they noticed a camera drone filming above them while they were performing Eid Al-Fitr prayers, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The worshippers were worried that the drone might belong to a terrorist. One of the worshippers told the daily …

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Eid prayers to be held inside mosques this year

Worshippers’ safety first priority: official KUWAIT CITY, June 10: The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Farid Al-Amadi, said the Eid Al-Fitr prayers this year will be held inside the mosques in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, keeping in mind the safety of worshipers, reports Al-Rai …

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Grand Mosque set for last 10 days

Over 18,000 worshippers expected for night prayers KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The Grand Mosque Administration affiliated to the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has concluded preparations to receive worshippers for the night prayers in the last 10 days of Ramadan, reports Al-Rai daily. Director of the Grand Mosque Administration …

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First mosque on solar energy

KUWAIT CITY, May 13: Engineer Fareed Emadi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs stated the ministry on Monday will inaugurate the first mosque to use alternative energy in Kuwait, reports Al- Anba daily. Engineer Emadi noted the inaugural ceremony will be held under the auspices of the …

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Dept files complaint on thefts of audio devices from mosques

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Director of Farwaniya Mosques Department has filed a complaint with the Director of the Security Department in the governorate highlighting frequent thefts of audio devices from the mosques, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the complaint, the audio equipment has been stolen from six mosques in the …

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