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Quran Desecration in India: Sedition Charge Sanction Granted after 2 Years  

Quran Desecration in India: Sedition Charge Sanction Granted after 2 Years  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than two years after the Quran desecration incident in Malerkotla in June 2016, India’s Punjab government has finally granted the mandatory sanction for prosecuting the accused for sedition and outraging religious feelings.
17:15 , 2018 Aug 19
Imam Ali’s (AS) Sayings Published in Georgian

Imam Ali’s (AS) Sayings Published in Georgian

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, has published a book of short sayings of Imam Ali (AS) in the Georgian language.
16:43 , 2018 Aug 19
Forum to Discuss Unified Currency for Muslim World

Forum to Discuss Unified Currency for Muslim World

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A forum is planned to be held here in the Iranian capital on promoting the strategy of Muslim world unity.
16:11 , 2018 Aug 19
Abuja to Host Islam-Christianity Dialogue

Abuja to Host Islam-Christianity Dialogue

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, will play host to an Islam-Christianity dialogue later this month.
15:41 , 2018 Aug 19
Exhibition in Medina Showcases Expansions of Prophet’s Mosque

 

Exhibition in Medina Showcases Expansions of Prophet’s Mosque  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An exhibition in the holy city of Medina, organized by the General Presidency of the Prophet’s Mosque (Al-Masjid an-Nabawi), is showcasing the mosque’s expansions since its establishment by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
14:49 , 2018 Aug 19
Ceremony Held at Shah Cheragh to Mourn Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Baqer (AS)  

Ceremony Held at Shah Cheragh to Mourn Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Baqer (AS)  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony was held at Shah Cheragh in Shiraz, southof Iran, on Sunday to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Muhammad Baqer (AS), the 5th Shia Imam.
14:34 , 2018 Aug 19
Educational Courses for Quranic Media Activists Begin in Iraq

Educational Courses for Quranic Media Activists Begin in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A series of specialized courses for Quranic media activists of Iraq has been organized by the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine in Karbala.
14:16 , 2018 Aug 19
Palestinian Authority Chiefs Calls for Resistance against Israeli Occupation

Palestinian Authority Chiefs Calls for Resistance against Israeli Occupation

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mahmoud Abbas called on Palestinians to intensify their "popular resistance" against the Israeli occupation, using a markedly strong language rarely heard from him.
13:16 , 2018 Aug 19
One Million Quran Copies Distributed at Grand Mosque in Mecca

One Million Quran Copies Distributed at Grand Mosque in Mecca

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The officials of the Grand Mosque of Mecca (Masjid Al-Haram) distributed one million copies of the Holy Quran among Hajj pilgrims at the mosque.
15:57 , 2018 Aug 18
Quran Museum in Indonesia’s Palembang

Quran Museum in Indonesia’s Palembang

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Quran Museum in Palembang, capital of Indonesia’s South Sumatra province, is one of the Southeast Asian country’s beautiful museums that attracts many visitors throughout the year.
15:43 , 2018 Aug 18
Guterres Proposals for Protecting Palestinians

Guterres Proposals for Protecting Palestinians

TEHRAN (IQNA) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres presented four options aimed at boosting the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories, from sending UN rights monitors and unarmed observers to deploying a military or police force under UN mandate.
15:23 , 2018 Aug 18
Quran Memorization Course Concludes in Mauritania

Quran Memorization Course Concludes in Mauritania

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An educational course on Quran memorization and Tajweed principles was organized by Mauritania’s Holy Quran Society in Nouakchott, the capital.
14:39 , 2018 Aug 18
Doha Accuses Riyadh of Barring Hajj Pilgrims

Doha Accuses Riyadh of Barring Hajj Pilgrims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s Hajj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca.
14:05 , 2018 Aug 18
120 Qaris, Memorizers Attend Quranic Festival in Iraqi Kurdistan

120 Qaris, Memorizers Attend Quranic Festival in Iraqi Kurdistan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 6th edition of a Quran recitation and memorization festival, dubbed Noor al-Qulub (light of hearts), was held in Sulaymaniyah, the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.
13:08 , 2018 Aug 18
Los Angeles Turns Down Funding for Program Targeting Muslims

Los Angeles Turns Down Funding for Program Targeting Muslims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The office of the mayor of Los Angeles turned down a $425,000 grant from the federal government for a program intended to counter violent extremism that has been criticized for targeting and vilifying Muslims, the mayor's office said on Friday.
12:28 , 2018 Aug 18
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