Sakina waits for a teacher to recite verses from the Koran during religion class at a local mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. Religious schools in Pakistan mostly set up in mosques are potential source of education for thousands of children.
A Pakistani Muslim devotee offers Eid al-Adha prayers at the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore .
People run to help outside one of two mosques hit by explosions in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli. At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in two explosions outside mosques in Lebanon‘s northern city of Tripoli on Friday, security sources and witnesses said
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An injured protester who supports ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi lies inside a mosque in Ramses Square in Cairo on Friday. Protests by supporters of ousted Islamist Mr Morsi turned violent across Egypt, with witnesses reporting four dead in central Cairo and at least 12 killed in northern cities as the Muslim Brotherhood staged a ‘day of rage’.
Women at Eid al-Fitr prayers in Tehran, Iran, on Friday, to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan
An Afghan man prays to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul on Thursday
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The Khalid bin Walid mosque’s mausoleum has been partially destroyed in the al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs in central Syria. Syrian army shelling destroyed the centuries-old mausoleum, a monitoring group and activists said on July 22.
A Nepalese boy offers Friday prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Kathmandu
A child attends midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque on the first day of Ramadan on Tuesday. The Grand Mosque of Paris has fixed the first day of Ramadan as Wednesday, splitting from the French Council of Muslim Religion, which determined it would begin on Tuesday.
Pigeons are startled outside Shah-Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday.
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Children wait for their parents after finishing a koran reading session in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei Darussalam.
A Lebanese army soldier stands guard near the Bilal bin Rabbah mosque where Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir once preached, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon on Wednesday.
Abu al-Taib, leader of Ahbab Al-Mustafa Battalion, during a military training for female fighters in a mosque in the Seif El Dawla neighbourhood in Aleppo on Tuesday
Black smoke rises from the Bilal bin Rabah mosque behind an armored personnel carrier as Lebanese army soldiers detonate booby traps set by gunmen in the Abra district of the southern city of Sidon. Troops seized control of the headquarters of a radical Sunni sheikh whose supporters battled the army for two days and killed 16 soldiers.
An Iranian boy stands among worshippers during the weekly Muslim Friday prayers at Tehran University in the Iranian capital
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Muslims sit near their destroyed homes after riots broke out in a village at Oakkan town, about 100 km north of Yangon, on Wednesday. One person was killed and nine injured after mobs attacked mosques and burned homes in central Myanmar, authorities said, in the latest religious unrest to erupt in the country.
Syrian rebel fighters stand in a damaged section of the Umayyad Mosque complex in the old part of Syria‘s northern city of Aleppo on April 16 2013. After nine months of fighting that has devastated many districts in Aleppo, rebels now control more than half of the city.