Monday, December 6, 2021


Govt mulls banning transgenders from entering mosques in federal territories

Deputy religious affairs minister Ahmad Marzuk Shaary says the situation in other states will depend on their religious authorities.

Selangor sultan to vet names of religious teachers, mosque officials who refuse Covid jab

State exco meanwhile says the refusal of some to be vaccinated will slow down the full reopening of mosques in Selangor.

Call to prayer draws crowds in Covid-wracked Indonesia

There have been reports of rampant safety violations, including unmasked children and devotees praying inches apart.

No turning mosque prayer halls into vaccination areas, says deputy minister

Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Ahmad Amzad Hashim says PPVs can only be opened at mosques if the necessary facilities are available there.

Mosques full despite Pakistan’s third wave of Covid

Authorities in Pakistan have turned a blind eye to religious gatherings, fearing a crackdown could ignite widespread confrontation in the deeply conservative Islamic republic.

Mosques, suraus in Sabah open for prayers

This is subject to limits on the number of worshippers allowed and compliance with SOPs.

Living on a prayer after pandemic-related ban on religious activities

For many imams, the events that once earned them an income on the side have been brought to a halt by the various lockdowns.

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