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Tag Archives: Mosque

Dawah and Tabligh group still not allowed to enter mosques

KUWAIT CITY, April 10: Cancellation of the decision of Farwaniya Mosques Department affiliated to Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs to allow Dawah & Tabligh group to enter mosques is still vague due to non-submission of any clarifications by the ministry regarding the reasons behind the issuance and withdrawal of …

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Muslims lament lack of solidarity over German mosque attacks

BERLIN (AP) — Muslim groups in Germany are asking for greater solidarity from officials and the general public over a series of attacks against mosques. Several recent attacks on Turkish-backed mosques in Germany have been blamed on Kurdish groups angered by Turkey’s offensive in northern Syria. However, far-right extremists are …

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London mosques get listed status celebrating Muslim heritage

 London, March 13, 2018 (AFP) -Two London mosques were given special listed status Tuesday in recognition of their architectural and historic importance, in a move a government minister said celebrated “the rich heritage of Muslim communities in England”. The London Central Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre in Regent’s Park, …

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Raid on Sharq mosque denied

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior has dismissed as “totally untrue” reports circulated on social media about a special forces’ raid on a mosque in Sharq district of Kuwait City and the detention of one person. Neither the mosque was stormed, nor a person was detained, the …

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Multitude of worshippers spend 22nd night of the holy month in prayers at different mosques

KUWAIT CITY, June 18: Multitude of worshippers spent the 22nd night of the holy month of Ramadan in prayers at different mosques across the country under the atmosphere of faith and spirituality. At the Grand Mosque, thousands of devotees observed the night prayer which was led by Sheikh Bader Al-Ali …

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Eid prayers inside mosques

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that the Eid Al-Fitr prayers for this year will be held inside mosques where Friday prayers (Jumah) are usually held. The ministry has been coordinating with Ministry of Interior in that regard, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting informed sources. …

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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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