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Pakistani Airline to Replace Music with Quran in Hajj Flights

Pakistani Airline to Replace Music with Quran in Hajj Flights

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has banned in-flight entertainment for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims traveling to Jeddah and Medina and will only play Quranic verses and naats for them, an official of the national carrier said on Thursday.
16:29 , 2019 Jan 18
Trump’s New ‘Anti-Muslim’ Appointee Worries Civil Rights Groups

Trump’s New ‘Anti-Muslim’ Appointee Worries Civil Rights Groups

TEHRAN (IQNA) – American civil rights groups have condemned the appointment of a new deputy national security advisor who served on the board of an anti-Muslim group for nearly a decade.
15:11 , 2019 Jan 18
Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition Quran

Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Tucked away in a new exhibit on Saadiyat Island of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, lie some of the rarest manuscripts in the world.
17:01 , 2019 Jan 17
Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Brunei’s Ministry of Religious Affairs through the MABIMS Centre of Al-Quran Studies and Dissemination is holding the preliminary rounds of the annual Quran Memorization and Understanding Competition, which is divided into five categories.
15:57 , 2019 Jan 17
US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Palestinian Authority (PA) said US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled proposal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will hit a “dead end” after an Israeli TV report released what it called details of the so-called “deal of the century.”
15:31 , 2019 Jan 17
Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.
16:28 , 2019 Jan 16
Quran Manuscript on Papyrus on Display in Algeria

Quran Manuscript on Papyrus on Display in Algeria

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A manuscript copy of the Holy Quran written on Papyrus has been put on display at a festival in Algeria.
15:08 , 2019 Jan 16
Iraqi Forces Ready to Tackle Remaining Daesh Elements in Syria: Commander

Iraqi Forces Ready to Tackle Remaining Daesh Elements in Syria: Commander

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) said the forces are prepared to enter Syria to put an end to the presence of remaining Daesh elements there.
14:21 , 2019 Jan 16
Palestinians Injured in Israeli Raid in West Bank

Palestinians Injured in Israeli Raid in West Bank

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two Palestinians were injured in an Israeli raid in the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday, according to medical sources.
12:27 , 2019 Jan 16
Religious Leaders Duty-Bound to Promote World Peace: Al-Azhar  

Religious Leaders Duty-Bound to Promote World Peace: Al-Azhar  

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Sheikh of al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb underlined the responsibility of religious leaders to work for promoting peace in the world.  
12:04 , 2019 Jan 16
Workers in Kenya Capital Still Trapped after Al-Shabab Terrorist Attack

Workers in Kenya Capital Still Trapped after Al-Shabab Terrorist Attack

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Grief-stricken Kenyans flocked to a morgue in the capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday to look for loved ones among at least 15 people killed in a militant attack on a hotel complex, as workers still trapped pleaded for help.
10:34 , 2019 Jan 16
Registration for Iran Int’l Quran Contests to Run until January 31

Registration for Iran Int’l Quran Contests to Run until January 31

TEHRAN (IQNA) – So far, some 200 Quran activists from 40 countries have registered for participation in this year’s edition of Iran’s international Quran contests, an official said on Monday.
09:58 , 2019 Jan 16
Shots Fired at Texas Mosque Spark Manhunt for Gunman

Shots Fired at Texas Mosque Spark Manhunt for Gunman

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A drive-by shooter opened fire on a mosque near Houston, striking a building and truck parked on its property, officials said Tuesday.
09:28 , 2019 Jan 16
US Jails Muslim TV Anchor on Unspecified Charges

US Jails Muslim TV Anchor on Unspecified Charges

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been imprisoned in the United States for unspecified reasons.
08:57 , 2019 Jan 16
2,000 Register for Kuwait Nat’l Quran Contest

2,000 Register for Kuwait Nat’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 2000 Quran reciters and memorizers have registered for the 22nd edition of “Al-Kharafi” national Quran competition in Kuwait.
08:39 , 2019 Jan 16
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