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Egypt Declares Two-Week Curfew to Counter Coronavirus

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt has declared a curfew from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for two weeks starting Wednesday to counter the spread of coronavirus and those who violate the measure will be penalised under the country's emergency laws, the prime minister said.
Major Mosques in Britain Close Doors to Congregational Prayers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Many of the biggest mosques in the United Kingdom have decided to shut their doors to congregational prayers due to the coronavirus outbreak.
19:43 , 2020 Mar 19
Largest Mosque in SE Asia to Hold Friday Prayers in Jakarta
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta will still hold Friday prayers despite warnings to restrict public gatherings to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
19:31 , 2020 Mar 19
COVID-19 Forces Sydney Mosques into Shutdown
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mosques across Sydney will face an unprecedented shutdown as the federal government’s new ‘gatherings’ bans come into force.
17:55 , 2020 Mar 18
Algeria Suspends Friday Prayers, Closes Mosques
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Algeria suspended Friday prayers and closed mosques nationwide as part of efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
14:42 , 2020 Mar 18
Pakistani Scholars Urge Postponement of Religious Congregations
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s prominent religious scholars in a joint edict called for immediate postponement of all religious congregations and public meetings in view of the rampaging novel coronavirus pandemic.
16:01 , 2020 Mar 17
Bahrain Reports First Death from COVID-19
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bahrain on Monday reported the first death from the new coronavirus in the Persian Gulf countries except Iran.
13:01 , 2020 Mar 16
Riots Deepen a Hindu-Muslim Divide in India’s Capital
TEHRAN (IQNA) – For years, Hindus and Muslims lived and worked peacefully together in Yamuna Vihar, a densely populated Delhi district.
10:48 , 2020 Mar 16
Indian Students Returned from Italy amid Coronavirus Outbreak
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The New Delhi government has returned 211 Indian students from Italy amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the European country.  
09:54 , 2020 Mar 16
Myanmar Army Angry over Report on Deaths of Rohingya Women
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Myanmar’s police said the army had filed a lawsuit against Reuters news agency and a local lawmaker for criminal defamation, weeks after the military objected to a news story published about the death of two Rohingya Muslim women as a result of shelling in Rakhine state.
14:09 , 2020 Mar 10
Top Egyptian Militant Executed
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was executed on Wednesday following his conviction over several high-profile attacks, the country’s military spokesman said.
14:51 , 2020 Mar 04
Man Jailed for Phoning Threats to Muslim Center in Florida
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Florida man was jailed on charges of phoning in threats to a local Muslim center.
09:17 , 2020 Mar 03
Erdogan to Visit Russia amid Clashes in Syria’s Idlib  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on Thursday for a one-day trip.
13:35 , 2020 Mar 02