IQNA

Official Says Iran Ready for Different Scenarios Regarding This Year’s Hajj

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization hoped that the coronavirus pandemic will be gone by the time the warm season begins and the Hajj will be held, but said the country is...

Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Release Political Prisoners amid COVID-19 Outbreak

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Twenty international rights groups, including the Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch, called on the Bahraini regime to release opposition leaders, political activists and...

Egypt’s Dar-al-Ifta Denies Reports on ‘Fasting’ Fatwa

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Dar-al-Ifta (house of Fatwa) dismissed rumors that a Fatwa (religious edict) has been issued that allows Muslims not to fast in Ramadan due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Indonesia Religious Ministry Issues Guidelines for Ramadan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Indonesia’s Religious Affairs Ministry issued prayer and worship guidelines for Ramadan, asking people not to hold gatherings and adhere to the physical distancing policy to curb the spread...
Quranic Activities
Watch Quran Recitation by Egyptian Qari Abdul Basit in 1969

Watch Quran Recitation by Egyptian Qari Abdul Basit in 1969

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A video has been released on social media recently showing Quran recitation by late Egyptian Qari Abdul Basit Abdul Samad in 1969.
06 Apr 2020, 15:30
Political
Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Release Political Prisoners amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Release Political Prisoners amid COVID-19 Outbreak

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Twenty international rights groups, including the Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch, called on the Bahraini regime to release opposition leaders, political activists and journalists amid the coronavirus outbreak.
07 Apr 2020, 08:31
Religious Activities
Official Says Iran Ready for Different Scenarios Regarding This Year’s Hajj

Official Says Iran Ready for Different Scenarios Regarding This Year’s Hajj

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization hoped that the coronavirus pandemic will be gone by the time the warm season begins and the Hajj will be held, but said the country is ready for different scenarios regarding the pilgrimage.
07 Apr 2020, 12:14
World
 24-Hour Virus Curfew Imposed in Five Saudi Cities

 24-Hour Virus Curfew Imposed in Five Saudi Cities

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Saudi Arabia extended the duration of daily curfews Monday in four governorates and five cities, including the capital, to 24 hours to combat coronavirus as confirmed deaths from the disease hit 38.
07 Apr 2020, 09:28
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