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More Activists Given Life Sentences in Bahrain

More Activists Given Life Sentences in Bahrain

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Courts in Bahrain sentenced two anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and handed down prison sentences to four others as the ruling Al Khalifa regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
18:49 , 2018 Dec 13
Campaign to Introduce Holy Prophet’s Seerah in Egypt

Campaign to Introduce Holy Prophet’s Seerah in Egypt

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Awqaf (endowments) Ministry in Egypt has launched a campaign to introduce the moral Seerah and characteristics of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
11:57 , 2018 Dec 13
US Muslim Congresswomen Urged to Expose Zionist Agenda

US Muslim Congresswomen Urged to Expose Zionist Agenda

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Deploring Zionist control of US media, an American political analyst urged the first Muslim women elected to US Congress to make it a priority to expose the Zionist agenda to misinform people.
10:05 , 2018 Dec 13
HRW Urges Nigeria to End Impunity for Killings of Shia Muslims

HRW Urges Nigeria to End Impunity for Killings of Shia Muslims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Human Rights Watch in statement released on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to ensure justice for the Shia Muslims of the country who have been facing a crackdown in recent years.
17:15 , 2018 Dec 12
Saudis Making Friends with Islam’s Enemies

Saudis Making Friends with Islam’s Enemies

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei slammed the Riyadh regime’s crimes against the Yemeni people and said the regime has befriended the enemies of Islam.
14:52 , 2018 Dec 12
Al-Azhar to Hold Int’l Quran Memorization Competition

Al-Azhar to Hold Int’l Quran Memorization Competition

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The board of Senior Scholars in Al-Azhar University in Egypt plans to hold an international competition on Quran memorization for different age groups.
12:28 , 2018 Dec 12
Arson Attack on Manchester Mosque ‘Truly Disgusting’

Arson Attack on Manchester Mosque ‘Truly Disgusting’

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A 'truly disgusting' arson attack on a mosque in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, is being treated as a hate crime, police said.
12:00 , 2018 Dec 12
Gunman, Suspected to Be Inspired by Daesh, Kills 3 in French Christmas Market, Flees

Gunman, Suspected to Be Inspired by Daesh, Kills 3 in French Christmas Market, Flees

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  A gunman on a security watchlist killed three people and wounded a dozen others near the picturesque Christmas market in the historic French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before fleeing.
11:24 , 2018 Dec 12
Nahj-ul-Balaqa Int’l Book Award Slated for February 27

Nahj-ul-Balaqa Int’l Book Award Slated for February 27

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony will be held in Tehran on February 27, 2019, to announced and honor the winners of the first Nahj-ul-Balaqa International Book Award.
10:56 , 2018 Dec 12
Flag of Hazrat Abdol Azim (AS) Holy Shrine Changed

Flag of Hazrat Abdol Azim (AS) Holy Shrine Changed

TEHRAN (IQNA) – In a ceremony held in Rey, south of Tehran, on Tuesday, the flag of the holy mausoleum of Hazrat Abdol Azim Hassani (AS) was replaced with a new one.
10:21 , 2018 Dec 12
Tunisia Int’l Quran Contest: Winners to Be Awarded Thursday

Tunisia Int’l Quran Contest: Winners to Be Awarded Thursday

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Performances of the last group of contenders in Tunisia’s 16th international Quran competition ended on Tuesday.
09:57 , 2018 Dec 12
Quranic Calligraphy Course Planned in Jeddah

Quranic Calligraphy Course Planned in Jeddah

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An educational course on the script and calligraphy of the Holy Quran’s verses is planned to be held for Quran memorizers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
09:29 , 2018 Dec 12
UAE Quran Contest Open for Applications

UAE Quran Contest Open for Applications

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) is accepting applications for the 20th edition of the Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Holy Quran Competition, a UAE official said.
08:54 , 2018 Dec 12
Palestinian Kid Dies After Being Shot by Israelis

Palestinian Kid Dies After Being Shot by Israelis

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Palestinian child died four days after being shot by Israeli military forces during clashes between Israeli troopers and a group of Palestinian protesters participating in an anti-occupation rally along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied territories.
08:34 , 2018 Dec 12
UNHCR: 250,000 Syrian Refugees Could Return Home in 2019

UNHCR: 250,000 Syrian Refugees Could Return Home in 2019

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Up to a 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.
16:59 , 2018 Dec 11
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