A fire had broken out in the religious building, and the dome came tumbling down shortly afterwards, sending smoke and debris billowing into the sky.
Now that it’s complete, the Great Mosque of Algiers is the largest in Africa and third largest in the world.
Following the massacre of 50 people in a terrorist attack in New Zealand on Friday, tributes like this moving Haka have been honouring the victims.
The man who livestreamed his attack on Facebook has been named as Brenton Tarrant, a white, 28-year-old Australian-born man from New South Wales.
Earlier this month, a City environmental health official sent a letter to a mosque in Bayview, saying there had been a complaint about a “noise nuisance”.
Just a day before Eid, two people have been killed and others injured in a brutal knife attack at a mosque early this morning.
There were chaotic scenes outside a mosque in Durban this week, with some younger attendees involved in what some have dubbed “fist-hiccups”.
The Imam at a mosque in Durban died after having his throat slit, three men attacking those inside before setting the place on fire.
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