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Al-Azhar Imam Introduced to World's Oldest Quran Manuscript in London

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb was introduced on Wednesday to the most ancient manuscript of the Holy Quran at his residence in Lambeth Palace, London.
Iraqi Commander Denies Reports about Attack on Mosque West of Iraq’s 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
Islamic Trade Finance Workshop in Uzbekistan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Uzbekistan have come together for the first trade finance workshop titled “Trade Finance as a Key Factor in Trade Promotion.”
16:31 , 2018 May 22
Man Detained for Weaving Knife at Amsterdam Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The police responded to mosque Nour on Witte de Withstraat in Amsterdam West, Netherlands, on Sunday night to deal with a man waving a knife at the mosque, the police said on Facebook.
09:40 , 2018 May 22
Crane Collapses in Mecca Grand Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A winch crane toppled over onto a construction area in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
12:49 , 2018 May 21
Deployment of Police at Liberia Mosques Not Terrorism Related
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Liberia National Police said the deployment of police officers at various mosques across the country is not to prevent a terror attack but is intended to protect Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan.
12:02 , 2018 May 20