Malaysia Urges Muslim World to Help Oppressed Rohingya

Malaysia Urges Muslim World to Help Oppressed Rohingya

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia on Thursday urged an organization of Islamic nations to help end the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, while Indonesia offered to be a facilitator to find a solution to the crisis.
15:05 , 2017 Jan 19
Teaching of Quran Made Compulsory in Schools in Pakistani Province

Teaching of Quran Made Compulsory in Schools in Pakistani Province

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Department has made the teaching of the Holy Quran a compulsory subject in all the public and private schools.
12:27 , 2017 Jan 19
Quran Reciter Invited to Christian Marriage Ceremony

Quran Reciter Invited to Christian Marriage Ceremony

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Christian family in Ghana Governorate of Egypt invited a Qari to recite Quranic verses in the marriage ceremony of their daughter.
12:20 , 2017 Jan 18
Quoting from Holy Quran, UN Chief Calls for Global Fight against Hate Crimes, Bigotry

Quoting from Holy Quran, UN Chief Calls for Global Fight against Hate Crimes, Bigotry

TEHRAN (IQNA) – With anti-Muslim hate crimes and bigotry on the rise, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said communities that look different become easy scapegoats in times of insecurity and asserted that "discrimination diminishes us all".
12:02 , 2017 Jan 18
Iranian Holy City to Host Quran, Humanities Int’l Conference

Iranian Holy City to Host Quran, Humanities Int’l Conference

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first international conference on “Quran and Humanities” will be held in the Iranian holy city of Qom in May.
11:46 , 2017 Jan 18
Girls Attend Takleef Celebration Ceremony at Abdul Azaim Hassani (AS) Mausoleum

Girls Attend Takleef Celebration Ceremony at Abdul Azaim Hassani (AS) Mausoleum

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hundreds of girl school students on Tuesday attended a ceremony at the Abdul Azaim Hassani (AS) holy shrine, south of Tehran, to celebrate Takleef (the start of religious obligations for individuals).
11:31 , 2017 Jan 18
OIC Urges UN to Stop Potential Genocide of Muslims in Myanmar

OIC Urges UN to Stop Potential Genocide of Muslims in Myanmar

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, where it says the escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims could lead to “genocide.”
11:15 , 2017 Jan 18
Palestinian Groups Agree to Form Unity Government

Palestinian Groups Agree to Form Unity Government

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leading Palestinian movements of Hamas and Fatah agreed to form a new unity government following three days of negotiations in Moscow, Russia.
10:43 , 2017 Jan 18
Sharing Quran’s Message with People, Turkish Memorizer’s Passion

Sharing Quran’s Message with People, Turkish Memorizer’s Passion

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Renowned Turkish Quran memorizer and reciter Selman Okumus described reciting the Holy Quran and sharing its holy message with people as his passion and love.
10:18 , 2017 Jan 18
Irsih Institute to Mark World Hijab Day with Cultural Event

Irsih Institute to Mark World Hijab Day with Cultural Event

TEHRAN (IQNA) – There will be an opportunity for people to try on a hijab and to chat with local Muslim women at Waterford Institute of Technology in Waterford, Ireland next month.
09:41 , 2017 Jan 18
Amnesty International - 'Draconian' EU Anti-Terror Laws Target Muslims

Amnesty International - 'Draconian' EU Anti-Terror Laws Target Muslims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A raft of new counterterrorism laws across Europe discriminate against Muslims and refugees, spreading fear and alienation, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.
09:05 , 2017 Jan 18
2nd Int’l Quran Contest for Visually-Impaired Slated for April

2nd Int’l Quran Contest for Visually-Impaired Slated for April

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian capital of Tehran will host the second edition of an international Holy Quran competition for the Muslim world’s visually-impaired later this year.
08:51 , 2017 Jan 18
Bosnian Businesses Choose Halal to Target Persian Gulf Market

Bosnian Businesses Choose Halal to Target Persian Gulf Market

TEHRAN (IQNA) – While the production of halal meat has been big business in Bosnia since 2006, when Europe’s first agency for halal quality certification was established in the country, a wider range of businesses have recently tapped into the business potential of offering halal meat and services.
08:27 , 2017 Jan 18
Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition in Mashhad

Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition in Mashhad

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An exhibition of calligraphy works featuring Quranic and Islamic themes is underway in Iran’s northeastern holy city of Mashhad.
12:17 , 2017 Jan 17
World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Raps Bahrain Executions

World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Raps Bahrain Executions

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Secretary general of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) condemned the recent execution of three young Bahraini activists by the Al Khalifa regime.
12:07 , 2017 Jan 17
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