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Jordan Gov't to Set Safety Criteria for Mosques, Restaurants Reopening

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday announced that his government will this week set health safety criteria that will allow for the reopening of mosques and churches and the restart of dine-in services at restaurants and cafes once those in charge of these entities undertake to uphold such standards.
Lebanese Cleric Urges Wise Response to Desecration of Sanctities
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The head of Lebanese Center for Interfaith Dialogue condemned the recent publication of insulting cartoons of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) by a French magazine but urged that response to such moves should be based on logic and reason.
16:10 , 2020 Sep 15
Iraq Records Highest Daily Coronavirus Infections
TEHRAN (IQNA) – With 3,484 new coronavirus cases, Iraq on Monday reported the highest-ever daily COVID-19 infections, according to the Health Ministry.
11:28 , 2020 Aug 11
Woman Sentenced to Six Months for Quran Desecration Flees Tunisia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Tunisian blogger sentenced to six months in prison for desecrating the Quran has fled the country.
10:49 , 2020 Aug 11
Expert: Halal Tourism to Make Strides amid Coronavirus Pandemic
TEHRAN (IQNA) – With the pandemic looming over vacationers, there has been growing interest in halal tourism which offers greater privacy, an international tour operator said.
17:36 , 2020 Aug 10
100-Year-Old Mosque with Beautiful Architecture in Egypt
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The Habashi Mosque in Damanhur, Egypt, was built in 1920.
15:01 , 2020 Aug 05
Total Curfew Planned in Iraq on Eid al-Adha
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq is instituting a “total curfew” for the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday.
11:26 , 2020 Jul 28
Iraqi Cleric Urges Reopening Religious Sites
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A top Iraqi cleric called for reopening religious sites in the country while observing the health protocols.
17:41 , 2020 Jul 27
Coronavirus Cases Top 50,000 in Oman
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Persian Gulf state of Oman exceeded 50,000 Wednesday, the health ministry said.
14:25 , 2020 Jul 08
Timurid-Era Quran Copy to Be Auctioned in London
TEHRAN (IQNA) – British auction house Christie’s plans to hold an auction of Islamic and oriental arts later this month.
13:27 , 2020 Jun 14
‘Most Beautiful Letter to Imam Khomeini’ Contest Planned in Lebanon
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in Lebanon plans to hold a letter writing competition named “The Most Beautiful Letter to Imam Khomeini (RA)”.
14:59 , 2020 Jun 10
Saudi Arabia Closes 39 Mosques again to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi authorities have closed down 39 mosques in the Kingdom after coronavirus infections were suspected among worshippers or those in charge of the sites, state-media reported.
17:33 , 2020 Jun 07
Coronavirus Victims Fill Muslim Cemeteries in France
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The closure of France’s borders with some African countries due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created problems regarding the burial of deceased Muslims of North African origin.
14:33 , 2020 May 19