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Tag Archives: Mosque

26 mosques designated for late night Ramadan prayers: Al Jabri

Dept announces launch of contest KUWAIT CITY, May 29, (Agencies): The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has prepared 26 mosques nationwide dedicated to receive worshippers performing late-night prayers during the Muslims holy month of Ramadan, Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri said on Sunday. Al-Jabri, also Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, …

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Twelve held from mosque after citizen calls concern

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: The State Security personnel are interrogating 12 men — Kuwaitis, Saudis and Egyptians — who were seized from a mosque in Al-Qadsiya area, reports Annahar daily. Police, security officers and state security men rushed to the mosque after a Kuwaiti called the Operations Room of the …

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Mosque demolition shocks Awqaf minister

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, the State Minister for Municipality Mohammad Al-Jabri finds himself at the crossroads following a mosque demolished in Sulaibiya area by officials of Jahra Municipality Thursday. A source from the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, said the minister is in …

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Gunman caught in Shia mosque in Riggae

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: An unidentified man, assumed to be in his 30s, was arrested after he stormed into a Shiite mosque in Riggae area armed with a firearm and caused panic among the worshippers while they were performing Maghrib prayer. Some of the worshippers, who were not praying at …

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Kuwait eyes crackdown on unlicensed worship places

MANAMA, Bahrain, Oct 18: Kuwaiti authorities said they would take action against all unlicensed mosques and worship areas, citing security concerns, says Gulf News. Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Shaikh Mohammad Al- Abdullah said the government had reviewed a recommendation submitted by the committee for public services regarding the …

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No explosives found in vehicle parked in restricted area near Riqqa mosque

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: A vehicle that was parked in a restricted location near a mosque in Riqqa area raised suspicions. However, no explosives were found inside the vehicle and the Kuwaiti owner of the vehicle has been summoned to sign a written pledge to not commit such a violation …

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Imams told to report any intruders, cars parked for long near mosques

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has instructed imams and muezzins in all six governorates on the need to immediately report any intruders and inform the concerned authorities about any vehicles that are parked for a long time near the mosques, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to …

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Cabinet not yet taken final decision on demolition of Al-Roumi Mosque

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The Cabinet has not yet taken a final decision concerning the demolition of Shamlan Al-Roumi Mosque, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the decision taken by the Cabinet in 2010 was against the demolition of the mosque, which obliged Ministry of Public Works …

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Worshipers throng mosques on last Friday of Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Worshipers converged to various mosques in the country to pray in the last Friday of this year’s holy month of Ramadan. The sermon focused on Islamic teachings and how to deal with parents, even if they are not Muslims, given that Allah the Almighty has ordered …

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‘Preparedness’ of mosques checked to observe 27th night

KUWAIT CITY, June 29: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Mosque Sector and Administrative Affairs in the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Waleed Al-Shu’aib declared total coordination between officials of the ministry and their counterparts in Interior Ministry to ensure the comfort of a large congregation of Muslims that will …

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