mosque mosque  /ˈmɑsk/


  • (n) (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret


  1. The flames that gutted a wing of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque last August added an unwanted measure of heat and hatred to a conflict that is never far from flash point.
  2. The mosque was full of blood and wounded people, dead people.
  3. The whole world is a mosque, the Prophet Muhammad once said.


  1. Quiet Mali town, despite fighting nearby, gathers to honor its renowned mosque

    Early in the morning, just before the muezzin calls to early Muslim prayer, Bakary Touré steps out the door of his low mud-brick home. He walks the hundred yards across Djenné’s main square to the city’s great mosque, where the whole town is waiting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Despite federal order, DuPage delays decision on mosque

    In an unexpected move, the DuPage County Board put off a vote Tuesday morning to comply with a federal order that would allow a mosque to be built near Naperville. The Irshad Learning Center recently won several major points in a lawsuit it filed after the board denied permission in 2009 to use a residential lot for worship and gathering purposes. “We embrace the order, we respect the order, we ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  3. Two blasts at Iraqi Sunni mosque kill 43

    BAQUBA, Iraq — Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba as worshippers left Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

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  1. "Maulana Abdul Aziz is still the prayer leader of the mosque. The blood of martyrs will bear fruit. This struggle will reach its destination of an Islamic revolution. Musharraf is a killer of the constitution. He's a killer of male and female...
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Liaqat Baloch Source: FOX News

  2. "Freedom in America is indivisible from the freedom to practice one's religion," Obama said. "That is why there is a mosque in every state in our union. ...... That's why the United States government has gone to court to protect the right of...
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "We have restored Mosque Maryam completely, and we will dedicate it to the universal message of Islam, and the universal aspect of the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad," Farrakhan said in an invitation letter. "It represents for the...
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Louis Farrakhan Source: International Herald Tribune

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