Al-Zahra Mosque

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Al-Zahra Mosque
Arncliffe Mosque.JPG
Al-Zahra Mosque in 2006
Basic information
Location Arncliffe (Sydney), New South Wales, Australia
Affiliation Twelver Shia Islam
Country Australia
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Iranian architecture
Completed 1980
Dome(s) 1
Minaret(s) 1

Coordinates: 33°55′58″S 151°08′55″E / 33.932659°S 151.148667°E / -33.932659; 151.148667

The Fatima Al-Zahra Mosque is a mosque located in Arncliffe a suburb of Sydney, Australia. Established in 1980, By Sheikh Fahd Mehdi Al-Ameli it is Australia's first and largest Shia mosque and also one of the Australia's largest mosques.

Since the mosque was built there has been considerable real-estate development within its proximity[1] and it is said that its voters are affecting Federal and State election outcomes.[2]

There have been allegations of threats made against the worshippers at the mosque.[3]

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  1. ^ Cleary, Paul (26 February 2011). "New apartment projects build on the success of migrants". The Australian. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Aston, Heath (5 April 2013). "Battle for Barton will be decided by mosque's support". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Men arrested after mosque 'threat'". Sydney Morning Herald. 25 November 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 

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