Grand Mosque of Marseille gets green light after court case

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A French court on Tuesday gave the green light for the construction of a mega mosque in the city of Marseille, following years of delays caused by challenges from residents and local businesses.

The Grand Mosque of Marseille is set to be France's biggest, with the capacity for 14,000 worshippers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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