Dozens of protesters have rallied in Bahrain to condemn a ban on holding Friday prayers and to denounce the Al Khalifah regime’s crackdown on the majority Shia community.

Shia Muslims in Bahrain have held congregational prayers in the tiny Persian Gulf country nearly a month after clergymen declared a pause to the religious ritual in protest at the ruling Al Khalifah regime's heavy-handed crackdown against Bahraini Shais.

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from Jerusalem, Israel, the occupied West Bank, and Gaza Strip attended prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque on the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, despite widespread measures taken by Israel against Palestinian freedom of movement across the occupied territory.

Shia Muslim clerics in Bahrain have stopped holding congregational prayers in the country in protest at the heavy-handed crackdown and persecution by the ruling Al Khalifah regime.

Muslims in Malaysia have been urged to perform the Istisqa prayer on Tuesday, supplicating for rain and better weather.

The Al Khalifa regime forces in Bahrain detained a Shia cleric under the pretext of holding Friday prayers without permission.

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei reiterated the necessity for everyone to feel responsible for promoting prayers in society.

Shia and Sunni Muslims in Sacramento, California, held congregational prayers together in a show of unity.

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