AI Calls on US to Stop Selling Arms to Riyadh, Manama Regimes

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international human rights group called on the United States not to approve pending weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, warning that such sales could implicate Washington in war crimes.
Turkey Says US-led Airstrikes on Syrian Mosque A War Crime
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Numan Kurtulmus, described the airstrike on a mosque near Aleppo, Syria, as a “war crime”.
12:31 , 2017 Mar 18
US Seeks to Divert Muslim Nations from Palestinian Cause: Scholar
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United States and Israel are trying to sow discord among Muslim and Arab nations and divert them from one of the main problems of the Middle East, which is agony of the Palestinian people, said Jamal Wakim, a professor at the Lebanese International University from Beirut.
12:07 , 2017 Feb 22
Muslim Groups Criticize Wilders’ New Insulting Comments
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim organizations in the Netherlands on Sunday criticized disparaging comments about Moroccans made by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, but say they are just the latest in a long string of insults.
11:46 , 2017 Feb 20
Islamic Unity Among Most Important Virtues
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) Ayatollah Mohsen Araki described Islamic unity as one of the most important virtues.
11:12 , 2017 Feb 11
Scholar Highlights Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani’s Support for Palestinian Cause
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A prominent Lebanese scholar and political analyst described Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the former chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council as a leading figure concerned about the issue of Palestine.
11:58 , 2017 Feb 06
Islamic Revolution Revived Society’s Islamic Identity
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A senior cleric described the Islamic Revolution of Iran as a great phenomenon of the 20th century, saying that revolution had many major achievements.
12:14 , 2017 Feb 04
President Highlights Peaceful Coexistence of Faiths in Iran
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that followers of different religions and schools of thought have always coexisted peacefully in Iran.
10:52 , 2017 Jan 28
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
Buddhists Disrupt Muslim Ceremony in Myanmar
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Extremist Buddhist nationalists stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Myanmar's commercial capital, Yangon, amid an ongoing bloody campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine.
09:48 , 2017 Jan 09
Iraqi Forces Close in on Tigris in Mosul
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s special forces closed in on the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul on Saturday, advancing in parallel with other troops and forcing Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) to retreat in its last major stronghold in the country.
12:02 , 2017 Jan 08
Bahrainis Rally in Support of Senior Cleric
TEHRAN (IQNA) – People in the village of Diraz, near the Bahraini capital of Manama staged yet another rally on Saturday in support of top Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
11:31 , 2017 Jan 08
Iraq Steps Up Security in Holy City
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi forces have stepped up security measures in the holy city of Karbala, media reports said.
12:24 , 2017 Jan 04