Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with imam Qari Asim, and Shabana Muneer, a member of the mosque’s women’s group, as he visits the Makkah Masjid Mosque in Leeds
A Muslims man writes out verses from the Koran on a wooden tablet to be used at a local Madrassa while sitting at a camp for displaced persons hosted at the Central Mosque in Bangui on Thursday
Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday
Turkish tourists are seen trying to take shelter during clashes between Palestinians protesters and Israeli police near the entrance of al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Monday
An Indonesian man stands next to a mosque in the village of Tiga Serangkai in Karo, North Sumatra on Wednesday, as mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in the distance
An Interior Ministry member stands guard near the Moscow Grand Mosque before an opening ceremony in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday. The new mosque, which was erected on the site of the city’s original mosque built in 1904 and which has been under reconstruction since 2005, will be able to accommodate up to 10,000 people simultaneously, according to local media.
Palestinian women from the so-called Murrabit group raise copies of the Koran, Islam’s holy book, and shout slogans in front of Israeli security forces during a protest against Jewish groups visiting the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Tuesday
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Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday,
hours before the start of the Jewish New Year.
Iraqi men mourn outside a mosque in the holy city of Najaf on Thursday during the funeral of Shia victims of this morning’s truck bombing in Baghdad’s northern suburb of Sadr City
Pakistani Muslims attend Friday prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan
Afghan children study the Koran during first day of the month of Ramadan at a mosque in Jalalabad on Thursday, Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, which is calculated on the sighting of the new moon
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A woman walks through the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The mosque was built between 1996 and 2007 and features 82 domes.
A Palestinian boy stands outside a mosque, that was damaged by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a winter day in Beit Hanoun town, northern Gaza Strip
Palestinian women pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound following Friday prayers in the Old City of Jerusalem
Palestinian worshippers walk outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound after Friday prayers in the Old City of Jerusalem. Israel eased restrictions at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque after US Secretary of State John Kerry announced agreement on steps to reduce tensions at the flashpoint compound
Palestinians inspect damages of a mosque following an attack in the West Bank village of Mughayer, north of Ramallah on Wednesday
The Muslim holy site of the Dome of the Rock on the Al Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem.
A Syrian Kurdish child sits in the yard of a mosque where refugees have taken shelter in the Turkish town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, on Wednesday
Palestinians are blocked by Israel security forces from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam’s third most holy site, on Monday, following clashes from the last week by Palestinians protesting against Jews visiting the flash point holy site during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles
A Palestinian man reacts in front of a destroyed mosque after it was hit by an Israeli air strike, on Monday, in Gaza City