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.
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
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
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
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
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
Gulf Air, the national airline of Bahrain, launched its Ramadan community service by distributing thousands of Iftar boxes to mosques in Manama.
Volunteers from the airline visited the mosques to deliver the boxes, which contained dates an
Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities in UAE, has signed an MoU with Dubai's Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (Diaca) for maintenance of mosques across the emirate of Dubai.
“In the past few years, Imda
Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department has signed of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, towards the development and maintenance of mosques.
The MoU comes in line
E-Facility Management, a member of Etisalat Services Holding, has been appointed by the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (DICD) to maintain all 420 mosques in Dubai.
The agreement was signed by Dr Hammad Bin