islamic center of murfreesboro en Murfreesboro Mosque Holds Open House <p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">MURFREESBORO, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has celebrated its official opening with food and fellowship.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">The Daily News Journal reports guests on Sunday included U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Jerry Martin and U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Thomas Perez.</span></p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:22:26 +0000 Mike Osborne 17980 at Mosque Opponents Move to Join Federal Court Case <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — A federal judge will rule this week on whether opponents of a Murfreesboro mosque can have a say in a religious discrimination case involving the building.</span></p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:42:14 +0000 AP/WMOT 15001 at Opponents Continue to Contest Murfreesboro Mosque <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro received its final occupancy certificate Thursday. Friday, opponents of the Mosque continued their effort to prevent the new worship center from being used.</span></p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:37:25 +0000 AP/WMOT 14919 at New Murfreesboro Mosque Prepares for Eid-ul-Fitr <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro says it plans to celebrate the end of Ramadan this Sunday in its new mosque.</p><p>The Mid-State congregation worshiped in their new facility for the first time this past Friday. Mosque Board Member Saleh Sbenaty says it was an incredibly exciting day.</p><blockquote><p><em>&ldquo;It just cannot be described. I mean you should have seen the kids and how excited they were. The elders who were crying as they entered the mosque.&rdquo;</em></p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:21:18 +0000 Mike Osborne 14499 at Local Muslims Worship in New Mosque <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">MURFREESBORO, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) &mdash; Muslims in the Tennessee city of Murfreesboro were able to celebrate Friday prayers in a new <font color="red">mosque</font> after more than two years of controversy about the building.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Opponents of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro who sued to try to halt construction were nowhere to be seen. Instead the worship space was filled with smiling men, women and children.</span></p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:39:47 +0000 Associated Press 14431 at