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Leader Urges Muslims to Nullify US’s Satanic Policy

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said the US’s essential policy against Islam and the Muslims is warmongering, calling on Muslims to nullify this “satanic policy”.

Ceremony to Replace Holy Kaaba’s Covering Held in Mecca ahead of Eid

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony to replace the Holy Kaaba’s covering, known as the Kiswa, with a new one began in Mecca on Sunday, ahead of Eid al-Adha.

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.

Muslim Couple Denied Swiss Citizenship over Handshake Refusal

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Swiss city of Lausanne blocked a Muslim couple’s bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex.
Quranic Activities
Qaris Training Plan Begins in Tehran

Qaris Training Plan Begins in Tehran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 9th edition of a plan for training Quran reciters began in Tehran on Friday.
18 Aug 2018, 10:07
Political
Boko Haram Terror Attack Leaves 19 Dead in NE Nigeria

Boko Haram Terror Attack Leaves 19 Dead in NE Nigeria

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  At least 19 people were killed in a terrorist attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said.
20 Aug 2018, 09:57
Religious Activities
Leader Appoints New IDO Chief

Leader Appoints New IDO Chief

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Hojat-ol-Islam Mohammad Qomi as the head of the Islamic Development Organization.
20 Aug 2018, 10:50
World
No Exact Figure on Uighurs Fighting in Syria: China Envoy

No Exact Figure on Uighurs Fighting in Syria: China Envoy

TEHRAN (IQNA) – There is no accurate figure of the number of ethnic Uighurs who have gone to fight with militant groups in Syria, China’s special envoy for the Syrian issue said on Monday, adding he hoped to return to Syria to gain a clearer picture.
20 Aug 2018, 09:33
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