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Saudi Arabia to design 14 'Makkan style' mosques

Saudi Arabia is set to build 14 out of 50 mosques in the original architectural style of Makkah to boost the Islamic identity of the surrounding Makkah environs, said a report. The project will also identify the technical features

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Imdaad secures FM services contract with IACAD

Imdaad, a Dubai-based facilities management (FM) firm, has signed a three-year renewable agreement to provide FM services across more than 500 mosques managed by the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (IACAD) 

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Honeywell to help cut energy consumption at mosques

Honeywell, a leading software-industrial company, is showcasing its technology innovations at the Mosque Design and Development Summit being held in Dubai, UAE. As regional governments increasingly mandate sustainability initiativ

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Honeywell to help cut energy consumption at mosques

Honeywell, a leading software-industrial company, is showcasing its technology innovations at the Mosque Design and Development Summit being held in Dubai, UAE. As regional governments increasingly mandate sustainability initiativ

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Honeywell targets energy savings in mosques

Mosques in the Middle East have the potential to cut their energy consumption by a significant amount through the use of “smart” thermostats, said Honeywell, announcing the results of a pilot programme in Sharjah, UAE.

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Iraqi mosques attacked in retaliation over cleric killing

At least two Sunni Muslim mosques have been attacked in Iraq in apparent retaliation for the execution of a senior Shi'ite cleric in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, officials and police said on Monday. The interior ministry in Baghd

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Yemen mosques hit by bombings; many feared dead

Car bombs killed or injured at least 50 people near mosques and the headquarters of Yemen's Houthi group in Sanaa last night. The co-ordinated attacks were claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group. The four blast

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Egypt bans unlicensed preachers

Egypt has banned unauthorised preachers from giving sermons or teaching Islam in mosques and other public places, according to a decree, marking a further step in official efforts to curb Islamist influence. The decree issued by i

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Egypt steps up campaign to control mosques

The Egyptian government has stepped up a campaign to curb Muslim Brotherhood influence over mosques, saying it has licensed more than 17,000 state-approved clerics to give Friday sermons to stop places of worship falling "into the hands of

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Bahrain rebuilding 5 mosques

Five mosques demolished during last year's unrest are being rebuilt, said Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA). "The government started building five mosques mentioned in the (Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry) report," th

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