TEHRAN (IQNA) – Indonesia People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Zulkifli Hasan said he supported the creation of an Islamic calendar to end once and for all the almost annual debate over when Ramadan started and ended.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Starting next academic year, the University of Warwick will offer a one term course, the “Postgraduate Award in Islamic Education”, which is designed to bridge the gap between Islamic seminaries and modern tertiary education.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Dar-ol-Quran Center affiliated to the Astan (custodianship) of the Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, has implemented 40 Quranic projects over the past ten years, an official said.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – As onlookers lauded reports of Taliban fighters and Afghan government security forces shaking hands and embracing during an unprecedented ceasefire to mark Eid, a deadly bombing in eastern Afghanistan marred celebrations Saturday.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – As monsoon rains bare down on sprawling Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the UN warned that some 200,000 refugees sheltering on the swampland are at risk from landslides and flooding. Half of those threatened by the rising waters and requiring relocation are children.