The Falls Church mosque is one of the largest in the country, with most congregants coming from Arab and African states. It has been dogged by controversy and questions, which have been renewed by the killing in a drone strike of Anwar al-Aulaqi, a former imam there turned radical anti-American.
Elyaa Hammad, 31, of Falls Church straightens brochures in preparation to distribute them during an interfaith meeting at the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque. The mosque's name translates to "land of migration." Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post Buy Photo