Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:48AM
Muslim women observe a minute of silence at the Assalam Mosque of Nantes, in western France, to pay tribute to the victims of the November 13 Paris terror attacks. (File photo)
Muslim women observe a minute of silence at the Assalam Mosque of Nantes, in western France, to pay tribute to the victims of the November 13 Paris terror attacks. (File photo)
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Muslims have a strong sense of community and this is especially true of Muslims in the West. Having originated from different countries with different cultural and religious outlooks to many aspects of daily life, Western Muslims tend to look at their mosques and centers as the most important influencing factor in maintaining links to their roots.