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Quran Contest Held for 220 Libyan Kids

Quran Contest Held for 220 Libyan Kids

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran competition was recently held in Libya for kids under the age of 10.
11:21 , 2019 Oct 17
Bus Crash in Medina Leaves 35 Pilgrims Dead

Bus Crash in Medina Leaves 35 Pilgrims Dead

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in the holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday.
11:10 , 2019 Oct 17
India's Court Ends Hearings in Babri Mosque Dispute

India's Court Ends Hearings in Babri Mosque Dispute

TEHRAN (IQNA) – India's top court ended hearings to settle a land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus over plans to build a Hindu temple on a site in northern India where Hindu hardliners demolished a 16th-century mosque in 1992, sparking deadly violence.
16:56 , 2019 Oct 16
Quran Interpretation Sessions Planned in Netherlands

Quran Interpretation Sessions Planned in Netherlands

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A series of Quranic sessions on the interpretation of Surah Al-Rahman will be organized by the Dar-ol-Quran Center of Al-Kawthar Cultural Institute in The Hague, the Netherlands.
14:58 , 2019 Oct 16
Medical Teams from 10 Countries Serving Arbaeen Pilgrims

Medical Teams from 10 Countries Serving Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Volunteer teams from ten countries are providing free medical services to Arbaeen pilgrims, an Iraqi official said.
14:12 , 2019 Oct 16
Rare Quran Manuscript Seized from Smuggler in Uzbekistan

Rare Quran Manuscript Seized from Smuggler in Uzbekistan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Security forces in Uzbekistan seized a rare manuscript copy of the Quran in the country’s eastern province of Fergana.
12:44 , 2019 Oct 16
Leading French Figures Urge Action against Islamophobia

Leading French Figures Urge Action against Islamophobia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dozens of academics, artists, film directors, actors and journalists urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to condemn a far-right lawmaker who verbally attacked a Muslim woman.
11:58 , 2019 Oct 16
Post and Communications Museum in Tehran  

Post and Communications Museum in Tehran  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iranians were the first nation who launched a regular postal service known as Chapar some 2500 years ago during the Achaemenid era.
10:34 , 2019 Oct 16
Afghanistan Car Bomb Blast Kills 3, Injures 43: Official

Afghanistan Car Bomb Blast Kills 3, Injures 43: Official

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two police officers and a civilian were killed and 43 people wounded after a car bomb blast rocked Alishing district in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, the district chief said.
10:26 , 2019 Oct 16
Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire in Kashmir: India Police

Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire in Kashmir: India Police

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, two police sources said, the first since mobile phone links were restored in the region in an effort to restore normalcy after a prolonged shutdown.
10:04 , 2019 Oct 16
Quran Competition Planned in Pakistan in Muslim Unity Week

Quran Competition Planned in Pakistan in Muslim Unity Week

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in Pakistan will organize a Quran memorization and recitation competition in Karachi on the occasion of the Islamic Unity Week.
09:20 , 2019 Oct 16
Turkey May Be Responsible for War Crimes in Syria: UN

Turkey May Be Responsible for War Crimes in Syria: UN

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United Nations warned that reported summary executions of civilians in northeastern Syria carried out by Turkish-backed Takfiri terrorists could constitute a “war crime,” and that the Ankara government could be “deemed responsible.”
08:59 , 2019 Oct 16
Iraqi Forces Thwart Attack on Arbaeen Pilgrims in Baiji  

Iraqi Forces Thwart Attack on Arbaeen Pilgrims in Baiji  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Ten suicide bombers who had planned an attack targeting Arbaeen pilgrims were arrested in northern Iraq, a security source said.
17:08 , 2019 Oct 15
Turkey Detains Four Kurdish Mayors in Dawn Raids

Turkey Detains Four Kurdish Mayors in Dawn Raids

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkish police detained four mayors from a pro-Kurdish party in dawn raids, widening a crackdown since Ankara launched an incursion into northern Syria a week ago, state media and the party said on Tuesday.
16:33 , 2019 Oct 15
Fatwa Int’l Conference Opens in Egypt

Fatwa Int’l Conference Opens in Egypt

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 5th international conference on Ifta (issuing religious edicts) was launched in Egypt on Tuesday.
16:01 , 2019 Oct 15
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