Danish Man Who Burned the Quran Charged with Blasphemy

Danish Man Who Burned the Quran Charged with Blasphemy

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Danish prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened a rare blasphemy case against a man who videotaped himself burning a copy of the Quran.
17:02 , 2017 Feb 23
'Arabic Language and Islamic Unity' Int'l Forum Held in Karbala

'Arabic Language and Islamic Unity' Int'l Forum Held in Karbala

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The second edition of an international forum on “Arabic language and Islamic unity” was organized by the Arabic Language and Literature Department of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq.
13:03 , 2017 Feb 23
Turkey’s Female Officers Allowed to Wear Hijab

Turkey’s Female Officers Allowed to Wear Hijab

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkey has for the first time allowed female members of the armed forces to wear headscarves while on duty as part of their uniform.
12:17 , 2017 Feb 23
Compulsory Teaching of Holy Quran Bill Approved in Pakistan

Compulsory Teaching of Holy Quran Bill Approved in Pakistan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan's National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training unanimously approved "The Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Bill, 2017".
11:28 , 2017 Feb 23
Quran Competition for Visually-Impaired Held in Oman

Quran Competition for Visually-Impaired Held in Oman

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The final round of a Quran competition for people with visual impairments was held in Oman on Tuesday.
09:39 , 2017 Feb 23
US Seeks to Divert Muslim Nations from Palestinian Cause: Scholar

US Seeks to Divert Muslim Nations from Palestinian Cause: Scholar

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United States and Israel are trying to sow discord among Muslim and Arab nations and divert them from one of the main problems of the Middle East, which is agony of the Palestinian people, said Jamal Wakim, a professor at the Lebanese International University from Beirut.
12:07 , 2017 Feb 22
Dutch Version of Trump

Dutch Version of Trump

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Netherlands’ version of Donald Trump — but with more extreme anti-immigration and anti-Islam views — is counting on voters to give his right-wing party a chance next month to implement its controversial vision.
11:53 , 2017 Feb 22
Quebec Mosque Hires Lawyers for Accused Gunman's Trial

Quebec Mosque Hires Lawyers for Accused Gunman's Trial

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quebec City mosque attacked in January by a gunman who killed six worshippers is hiring its own lawyers to observe the trial of the accused shooter, a member of the congregation said on Tuesday.
11:02 , 2017 Feb 22
Pakistani Shia, Sunni Scholars to Hold Conference on Protecting Holy Sites

Pakistani Shia, Sunni Scholars to Hold Conference on Protecting Holy Sites

ISLAMABAD (IQNA) – A conference on protection of holy sites in Pakistan will be held in the city of Sehwan Sharif, Sindh province, on Thursday.
10:20 , 2017 Feb 22
Millions of Yemenis on Verge of Starvation as Saudi Aggression Continues

Millions of Yemenis on Verge of Starvation as Saudi Aggression Continues

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Yemen warned of a deepening food crisis in the country, which is reeling from a Saudi military aggression, saying almost a quarter of the country’s 27 million population are facing starvation.
09:41 , 2017 Feb 22
OU Students Address Incorrect Perceptions Surrounding Hijab, Expressions of Their Religion

OU Students Address Incorrect Perceptions Surrounding Hijab, Expressions of Their Religion

TEHRAN (IQNA) – For pre-nursing freshman Rand Salous, God is everything. The Quran asks that she be modest, and so, like millions of Muslim women, she wears a hijab.
09:07 , 2017 Feb 22
Iran Selects Representatives for Women’s Int'l Quran Contests

Iran Selects Representatives for Women’s Int'l Quran Contests

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Representatives of Iran in two upcoming international Quran competitions were selected.
08:32 , 2017 Feb 22
Slovak Woman Faces Jail Time for Desecrating the Quran

Slovak Woman Faces Jail Time for Desecrating the Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Slovakian woman who defiled a copy of the Quran may be sentenced to six years in prison.
08:17 , 2017 Feb 22
Significance of Offering Support to Palestinians Should Never Be Neglected

Significance of Offering Support to Palestinians Should Never Be Neglected

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khameeni underlined that the importance of offering political support to the people of Palestine should never be neglected.
11:50 , 2017 Feb 21
Plans for 1st State-Funded Islamic Primary School in Scotland

Plans for 1st State-Funded Islamic Primary School in Scotland

TEHRAN (IQNA) – New plans have been revealed for Scotland's first state-funded Islamic primary school.
11:35 , 2017 Feb 21
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