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President of Lebanon Syriac League Explains about Misusing Quranic Verses

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The president of the Syriac League in Lebanon released a statement Monday explaining his alleged misuse of Quranic verses during an interview Saturday on local news channel OTV.
Iraqi Passenger Plane in Damascus, 1st in 7 Years
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Iraqi passenger jet was expected to arrive at the Damascus international airport on Monday.
08:59 , 2018 Aug 21
Bahrain to Sack Foreign Prayer Leaders, Muezzins
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs has announced a plan to replace foreign prayer leaders and muezzins with Bahraini nationals.
16:01 , 2018 Aug 08
Sri Lanka Buddhist Monk Accused of Inciting Anti-Muslim Violence Gets 6 Years' Jail
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday handed a six-year jail term to a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims, holding him guilty of contempt just months after he was convicted of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist.
14:29 , 2018 Aug 08
Panel Formed in Malaysia to Review Islamic Federal Institutions
TEHARN (IQNA) – The Malay Rulers have assented to the establishment of a panel to review and improve the administration of Islamic institutions in Malaysia at the federal level.
12:35 , 2018 Jul 30
Iraqi Commander Denies Reports about Attack on Mosque West of Nineveh
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s Nineveh Operations Command denied news circulated by media outlets over assaulting a mosque in Tal Afar town, west of Nineveh, describing this as an attempt “to ignite the sectarian strife” among Iraqis.
13:19 , 2018 Jul 18
UN Says Rohingya Muslims Can’t Go Home Safely Any Time Soon
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Among refugee advocates there has been a growing concern that recent agreements among regional governments and the United Nations on a framework for mitigating the Rohingya crisis could prompt at least some of the million-plus people who have fled the deadly military pogrom in Myanmar to consider risking a return to try to rebuild their lives.
16:23 , 2018 Jul 16
China Seeking to Eradicate Islam: Hui Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Green-domed mosques still dominate the skyline of China's "Little Mecca", but they have undergone a profound change -- no longer do boys flit through their stone courtyards en route to classes and prayers.
12:29 , 2018 Jul 16
Uzbekistan: Five Convicted for Membership in Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic Group
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court in Uzbekistan’s capital convicted five people for membership in the banned Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir.
16:28 , 2018 Jul 10
Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Dying in Landslides, Floods, Cyclones

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Rohingya Muslims in refugee camps have become more vulnerable to natural disasters with the onset of the monsoon season.
15:19 , 2018 Jul 08
Islamic Medical Association Launched in Ghana  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Medical Association of Ghana(IMAG) was formally launched with a call on Muslim health workers to always exhibit the true tenets of Islam at their work places.
16:28 , 2018 Jun 25
Reactions to Egyptian Player’s Rejection of ‘Man of the Match’ Award
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy refused the Man of the Match award after a spectacular performance in the Egypt-Uruguay Match in the Russia World Cup 2018 on Friday.
16:21 , 2018 Jun 18
UK Far-Right Clash with Police at Anti-Islam London Rally
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thousands of far-right protesters clashed with police in London on Saturday, following a violent demonstration in support of Tommy Robinson, the jailed founder of the anti-Islam English Defence League (EDL).
15:25 , 2018 Jun 10