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Muslim County in China Bans Children from Religious Events over Break

Muslim County in China Bans Children from Religious Events over Break

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted online, as authorities step up control of religious education.
12:36 , 2018 Jan 17
US Withholds $65M Aid to UN Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees

US Withholds $65M Aid to UN Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The US will suspend $65 million in aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, the State Department announced Tuesday, two weeks after President Donald Trump’s criticism about the funding.
12:17 , 2018 Jan 17
Quran Competition for Bahraini Shias Slated for March

Quran Competition for Bahraini Shias Slated for March

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 15th edition of the Al-Dhikr ul-Hakim Quran competition for Bahrain’s Shia Muslims will be held in March.
12:00 , 2018 Jan 17
Over 5,000 Kids Killed by Saudi War on Yemen: UNICEF

Over 5,000 Kids Killed by Saudi War on Yemen: UNICEF

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 5,000 children have been killed by Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen since it began in March 2015, a report by the UN children's agency said.
11:42 , 2018 Jan 17
Lawsuits Filed against Belgium Halal Slaughter Ban

Lawsuits Filed against Belgium Halal Slaughter Ban

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Coordinating Council of Islamic Institutions in Belgium has filed a lawsuit against legislation that would see the production of halal and kosher meat banned in two Belgian regions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.
11:22 , 2018 Jan 17
Encyclopedia of Karbala Unveiled

Encyclopedia of Karbala Unveiled

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first historical-cultural encyclopedia of the holy city of Karbala was unveiled in a ceremony at “Karbala” Center for Research Studies affiliated to the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine.
11:08 , 2018 Jan 17
Leader Receives Participants in OIC Inter-Parliamentary Meeting  

Leader Receives Participants in OIC Inter-Parliamentary Meeting  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday met parliament speakers and representatives of Muslim countries attending the 13th meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
10:44 , 2018 Jan 17
Ensuring Stability, Security Main Need in Post-Daesh Iraq  

Ensuring Stability, Security Main Need in Post-Daesh Iraq  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri described ensuring stability and security as the main need in Iraq following the collapse of the so-called caliphate of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS).
10:31 , 2018 Jan 17
World Halal Assembly Planned in Manila on January 18-19

World Halal Assembly Planned in Manila on January 18-19

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology in Region XII will hold the World Halal Assembly in Manila, the capital, on January 18-19.
10:16 , 2018 Jan 17
Muslim Interaction, Interfaith Ties Needed to Counter Islamophobia

Muslim Interaction, Interfaith Ties Needed to Counter Islamophobia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Austrian Muslim figure said it is upon Muslims, themselves, to make efforts to counter Islamophobia.
09:27 , 2018 Jan 17
Finding Halal Food in South Korea Easier Than Ever

Finding Halal Food in South Korea Easier Than Ever

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Crave Halal, an iPhone app and website that helps Muslims discover halal food, is now available in South Korea.
09:06 , 2018 Jan 17
US Plot against Quds Doomed to Failure

US Plot against Quds Doomed to Failure

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that US scheme regarding Quds (Jerusalem) will not advance, adding that the Americans will fail at doing what they have set out to do.
08:52 , 2018 Jan 17
Senegalese Welcome Iranian Scholar’s French Translation of Quran

Senegalese Welcome Iranian Scholar’s French Translation of Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A translation of the Holy Quran in French by an Iranian scholar has been received well in Senegal.
14:04 , 2018 Jan 16
Israel Orders Halt on Construction of Mosque near Hebron

Israel Orders Halt on Construction of Mosque near Hebron

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Zionist regime forces ordered a halt on the construction of a mosque, a room and solar cells near the town of Yatta, to the south of Hebron, according to local sources.
12:31 , 2018 Jan 15
Nat’l Quran Competition Underway in Jordan

Nat’l Quran Competition Underway in Jordan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The preliminary stage of Jordan’s 26th national Quran competition began in the Arab country on January 13.
12:13 , 2018 Jan 15
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