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August 01, 2020
Final days of hajj and Eid festival impacted by coronavirus
Small groups of people performed one of the final rites of the Islamic hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the start ...
July 30, 2020
Pilgrims pray on peak day of hajj in shadow of coronavirus
Masked pilgrims arrived Thursday at Mount Arafat, a desert hill near Islam’s holiest site, to pray and repent on the most ...
July 29, 2020
Islamic holiday Eid comes as families grieve virus victims
For Marwa Conelly, the upcoming Islamic Eid al-Adha holiday was supposed to be extra celebratory this year — she was looking ...
July 24, 2020
Istanbul's Hagia Sophia opens as a mosque for Muslim prayers
Fulfilling a dream of his Islamic-oriented youth, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joined hundreds of worshipers Friday ...
July 24, 2020
Turkey names 3 imams, including professor, for Hagia Sophia
Turkey on Thursday appointed appointed three imams for Hagia Sophia, one of them a professor of religious studies, as the ...
June 02, 2020
Afghan official: Kabul mosque bombed, 2 dead, 2 wounded
A bomb exploded inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday killing two people, including the mosque's prayer ...
May 31, 2020
Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem amid virus woes
Tens of thousands of mosques across Saudi Arabia reopened Sunday for the first time in more than two months, with worshipers ...
May 29, 2020
Turkey reopens some mosques, prayers held in ex-cathedral
Worshipers in Turkey have held their first communal Friday prayers in 74 days after the government reopened some mosques ...
May 25, 2020
US Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns
With no congregational prayers or family gatherings, Salsabiel Mujovic has been worried that this year’s Eid al-Fitr ...
May 22, 2020
Turkey jails politician over videos of song from mosques
Authorities in Turkey's western city of Izmir have detained an opposition politician after she shared videos of an Italian ...
May 18, 2020
Italy opens churches as virus rules dictate how to eat, pray
Italy and the Vatican allowed the first public Masses to be celebrated since March on Monday as coronavirus restrictions ...
May 16, 2020
Houses of worship gain audience by going online during virus
On a rainy evening in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis delivered a special blessing, asking God for help against the ...
May 07, 2020
Trump praises Texas governor as states roll back limits
President Donald Trump praised another Republican governor for rolling back state coronavirus restrictions despite failing ...
May 03, 2020
In US, a virus-era Ramadan presents obstacles, opportunities
For Jamilah Shakir, the first week of Ramadan has been an adjustment. She typically spends every night of the month at the ...
April 30, 2020
AP PHOTOS: Images of Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic
Ramadan is usually a time of togetherness, with Muslims filling mosques for hours of prayer and sharing large, lavish meals ...
April 21, 2020
Muslims try to keep Ramadan spirit amid virus restrictions
Every year during Ramadan, the Light of Muhammad Mosque sets up long tables on the street and dishes up free meals at sunset ...
April 17, 2020
25 years ago, a prayer service gave hope to a shaken America
Search-and-rescue workers came straight from the blast site, hard hats atop their heads and mud and grime on their boots.
April 16, 2020
Muslims grapple with Ramadan rituals in coronavirus era
Seattle resident Maggie Mohamed was looking forward to spending the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in her native Egypt.
April 13, 2020
In divergent Easter celebrations, prayers for virus victims
Christians around the world celebrated an Easter Sunday upended by the coronavirus without the usual crowded church Masses ...
April 11, 2020
AP PHOTOS: Pandemic meets religious holidays in Sarajevo
Sarajevo, a religious melting pot throughout its more than five-centuries-long history, would normally be teeming with life ...
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