India coronavirus: Dozens of cases confirmed from religious gathering

India is attempting to track down people who attended a gathering of Muslim religious leaders, after 24 of those attending tested positive for the coronavirus which causes COVID-19. As many as 1,500 people from across India and other countries attended the meeting in the capital, New Delhi. Around 700 people have been sent to a … Read more India coronavirus: Dozens of cases confirmed from religious gathering

COVID-19 | Few worshippers at Friday prayers in Jerusalem

Only a handful of worshippers attended Friday prayers near the entrance leading to the Al-Aqsa mosque in east Jerusalem after Muslim authorities closed the compound to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. The compound was shut earlier this week, while the mosque itself and the iconic golden Dome of the Rock were shuttered last … Read more COVID-19 | Few worshippers at Friday prayers in Jerusalem

COVID-19 paralyzes religious tourism in Iraqi Karbala

Iraqi authorities disinfected on Thursday gold-domed holy shrines in the city of Karbala, where religious tourism has nearly ground to a halt because of the new coronavirus. The shrines of Imam Hussein and his half-brother Imam Abbas were disinfected. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims visit the holy city of Karbala. But … Read more COVID-19 paralyzes religious tourism in Iraqi Karbala

Christchurch suspect changes plea to guilty in 2019 attack on two mosques

In an unexpected reversal, the Australian accused of murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in last year’s mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques pleaded guilty to all charges on March 26. FRANCE 24’s Richelle Harrison tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit … Read more Christchurch suspect changes plea to guilty in 2019 attack on two mosques

Christchurch shooter changes plea to guilty on all charges in 2019 dual mosque attack

In an unexpected reversal, the Australian accused of murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in last year’s mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques pleaded guilty to all charges on Thursday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Christchurch shooter changes plea to guilty on all charges in 2019 dual mosque attack

Delhi violence leaves over 50 dead – BBC Newsnight

More than fifty people are now known to have been killed in the riots in the Indian capital Delhi. Both Hindus and Muslims were killed, but the violence largely targeted Muslims. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Delhi has been left reeling after February’s violence. Mobs swept through Muslim-majority parts of the capital killing dozens … Read more Delhi violence leaves over 50 dead – BBC Newsnight

Delhi riots: ‘No-one who saw the photo thought I would survive’ – BBC News

A victim of the Delhi Riots speaks to the UK’s BBC News. A Reuters photo of a Muslim man being brutally beaten by a Hindu mob became the defining image of religious riots that broke out in Delhi in February. Mohammad Zubair survived the attack after he lost consciousness and was left for dead. However, … Read more Delhi riots: ‘No-one who saw the photo thought I would survive’ – BBC News

The Ripple Effect | Chapter Five | Where are we now | nzherald.co.nz

In this five-chapter series, we explore what happened Al Noor and Linwood mosques during the Christchurch Mosque Shootings, how the tight-knit Muslim community was torn apart, how the city and a nation responded and where we are today. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12315189 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald … Read more The Ripple Effect | Chapter Five | Where are we now | nzherald.co.nz

The Ripple Effect | Chapter Three | The Day After | nzherald.co.nz

In this five-chapter series, we explore what happened Al Noor and Linwood mosques during the Christchurch Mosque shootings, how the tight-knit Muslim community was torn apart, how the city and a nation responded and where we are today. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12315443 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald … Read more The Ripple Effect | Chapter Three | The Day After | nzherald.co.nz

The Ripple Effect | Chapter Two | What Happened Next | nzherald.co.nz

In this five-chapter series, we explore what happened Al Noor and Linwood mosques during the Christchurch Mosque Shootings, how the tight-knit Muslim community was torn apart, how the city and a nation responded and where we are today. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12315189 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald … Read more The Ripple Effect | Chapter Two | What Happened Next | nzherald.co.nz