Islamic Centre

  • Australia raids Islamic centre, arrests two for jihadist links September 10, 2014

    Brisbane: The raids involving 180 police came a day after the country's spy chief said he was "actively considering" raising the terror threat level over Australians' involvement in overseas militant groups. Australian Federal Police said the men, aged 21 and 31, were arrested for terrorism offences, alleging they were "involved in...
  • Hindu, Muslim groups condemn New York attacks January 6, 2012

    Washington: Strongly condemning the recent attacks on an Islamic centre and a temple in New York, Hindu and Muslim groups have urged people of all faiths to come together and take it as an opportunity for generating better understanding. The Hindu American Seva Charities (HASC), in a statement, urged Hindus and...
  • NY attacks: police offers reward to trace suspect January 4, 2012

    New York: New York police has offered a reward of up to $12,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in the weekend firebomb attacks on four sites including a Hindu temple and an Islamic centre in New York. Police is also questioning a "person of interest" in connection...
  • Mosque to be built near 9/11 Ground Zero August 3, 2010

    New York: A private group on Tuesday won the right to build an Islamic centre, which includes a mosque, near the site of the destroyed World Trade Center despite vocal opposition from victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The Cordoba Institute said it plans to spend $100 million to rebuild the...
  • Politics grips International Islamic centre elections January 20, 2009

    New Delhi: The India International Islamic Centre has become the bastion of secular Islam and it has also turned out to be the centre of Muslim intelligentsia in the country much like its neighbour. The India International Centre as expected it was regarded as a fiefdom of the Congress and...