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Israeli Forces Beat Palestinian Youth to Death

Israeli Forces Beat Palestinian Youth to Death

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli forces reportedly beat a Palestinian youth to death after arresting him during a new wave of raids on homes in the West Bank city of Jericho.
19:33 , 2018 Feb 22
Manama Regime Sentences 6 Bahrainis to Jail

Manama Regime Sentences 6 Bahrainis to Jail

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Courts in Bahrain sentenced 6 citizens to prison on political charges.
18:58 , 2018 Feb 22
Malaysia to Boost Education Standards, Oversight for Quranic Schools

Malaysia to Boost Education Standards, Oversight for Quranic Schools

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Malaysian government wants tahfiz schools - where students spend long hours memorizing the content of the Islamic Holy Book - to inject other subjects into their syllabus to allow students to pursue higher education and join the regular workforce.
12:35 , 2018 Feb 22
‘Best Quran Recitation’ Competition on Facebook

‘Best Quran Recitation’ Competition on Facebook

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran recitation competition titled “The Voice Quran” has been launched by a group of Egyptian youth on Facebook.
11:50 , 2018 Feb 21
UN Slams Expansion of Illegal Settlements in Occupied Palestine

UN Slams Expansion of Illegal Settlements in Occupied Palestine

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov slammed the expansion of Israeli settlements on Palestinian territories
11:33 , 2018 Feb 21
Mourning Programs on Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom Anniversary in Sweden

Mourning Programs on Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom Anniversary in Sweden

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden organized mourning ceremonies on the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA).
11:20 , 2018 Feb 21
UNHCR Highlights Situation of Rohingya Muslims in No Man’s Land

UNHCR Highlights Situation of Rohingya Muslims in No Man’s Land

TEHRAN (IQNA) – UNHCR, UN Refugee Agency, is following the situation of several thousand Rohingya who have been living in a so-called “no man’s land” near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh since the end of August 2017.
10:28 , 2018 Feb 21
British Media's Negative Muslim Coverage 'Much Worse'

British Media's Negative Muslim Coverage 'Much Worse'

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The way some British media depicts Islam and Muslims negatively is much worse than it was in 2011, former Tory co-chair and member of the House of Lords Sayeeda Warsi said Tuesday.
10:05 , 2018 Feb 21
Former Jakarta Governor Appeals Quran Blasphemy Sentence

Former Jakarta Governor Appeals Quran Blasphemy Sentence

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja “Ahok” Purnama has petitioned Indonesia’s top court to overturn his blasphemy ­conviction, which raised concern that pluralism and religious tolerance were waning in the Muslim-majority country.
08:52 , 2018 Feb 21
Teenager to Compete for Iran in Algeria Int’l Quran Contest

Teenager to Compete for Iran in Algeria Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sixteen-year-old Mohammad Mahmoudi has been selected to represent Iran in the upcoming international Quran contest in Algeria.
08:27 , 2018 Feb 21
90 Women Attend Quran Contest in Iraq

90 Women Attend Quran Contest in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A national Quran contest was held for women in Iraq on the weekend.
12:31 , 2018 Feb 19
Dagestan Church Shooter Has No Connection to Islam: Chechen Leader

Dagestan Church Shooter Has No Connection to Islam: Chechen Leader

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The man who carried out a shooting attack on an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, a town in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, has no connection to Islam, Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said.
11:52 , 2018 Feb 19
New Category Added to Egypt’s Int’l Quran Contest

New Category Added to Egypt’s Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A new category titled “Quranic Qira’at (recitations)”, including Quran memorization along with the seven recitation styles of Quran has been added to the international Quran competition in Egypt.
11:13 , 2018 Feb 19
‘Mobile Mosques’ Planned for 2020 Summer Olympics

‘Mobile Mosques’ Planned for 2020 Summer Olympics

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Plans are under way to deploy “mobile mosques” to event venues, training camps and other sites at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for use by Muslim athletes and other participants.
10:49 , 2018 Feb 19
Corbyn Slams Islamophobia in Britain during Mosque Visit

Corbyn Slams Islamophobia in Britain during Mosque Visit

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim women are facing routine racist abuse on the streets of the UK, Jeremy Corbyn said while visiting mosques participating in a nationwide open day to build bridges across communities.
10:12 , 2018 Feb 19
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