Int’l Quranic Studies Conference Slated for Monday

Int’l Quranic Studies Conference Slated for Monday

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The holy city of Qom, 150km south of Tehran, will host the 10th international Quranic studies conference of Iran on Monday.
12:16 , 2017 Apr 23
Mosque Open Day in Victoria, Australia Aims to Break Down Misconceptions

Mosque Open Day in Victoria, Australia Aims to Break Down Misconceptions

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mosques across the state of Victoria in Australia will open their doors next month to strengthen community spirit and break down misconceptions.
11:59 , 2017 Apr 23
Iranian Qari Bags Top Prize in Int’l Quran Contest for Visually-Impaired

Iranian Qari Bags Top Prize in Int’l Quran Contest for Visually-Impaired

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The recitation category of the international Quran competition for the visually-impaired came to an end on Saturday.
11:18 , 2017 Apr 23
Fire Heavily Damages Mosque in New York

Fire Heavily Damages Mosque in New York

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A fire ripped through a building housing a mosque and a deli in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York Saturday morning.
10:56 , 2017 Apr 23
Visually-Impaired, Illiterate Pakistani Man Is Memorizer of Entire Quran

Visually-Impaired, Illiterate Pakistani Man Is Memorizer of Entire Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Aftab Khan Muhammad Zaman from Pakistan is visually-impaired.
10:38 , 2017 Apr 23
Iran Int’l Quran Contest: Panel of Judges

Iran Int’l Quran Contest: Panel of Judges

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Quran experts and scholars from Iran and several other countries, including Iraq, Syria, Indonesia, Pakistan and Lebanon, serve at the panel of judges of Iran’s 34th International Holy Quran Competition.
10:16 , 2017 Apr 23
Philippines House Panel Approves 'National Hijab Day'

Philippines House Panel Approves 'National Hijab Day'

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Muslim committee of the Philippines’ House of Representatives approved on Thursday House Bill 968 which seeks to declare February 1 "National Hijab Day."
09:51 , 2017 Apr 23
Over 1.9 Million Pilgrims in Baghdad to Mourn 7th Imam’s Martyrdom Anniversary

Over 1.9 Million Pilgrims in Baghdad to Mourn 7th Imam’s Martyrdom Anniversary

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 1.9 million pilgrims have converged in Baghdad to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the 7th Shia Imam, Imam Musa Kazim (AS).
09:24 , 2017 Apr 23
Zionist Settlers Attack Palestinians

Zionist Settlers Attack Palestinians

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Masked Israeli settlers attacked a group of Palestinian shepherds and activists in the Jordan valley.
08:56 , 2017 Apr 23
Popular Booth Hands Out Free English Copies of Quran in LA

Popular Booth Hands Out Free English Copies of Quran in LA

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A popular booth at the 37th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes held Friday in Los Angeles was an educational one hosted by the Islamic Society of North America.
08:26 , 2017 Apr 23
Kenyan Contestant Says Memorized Quran in 8 Months

Kenyan Contestant Says Memorized Quran in 8 Months

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Kenya’s representative in Iran’s 34th International Quran Competition said it took him 8 months to learn the entire Holy Quran.
08:15 , 2017 Apr 23
Quran Competition Planned in Iraqi Holy City of Karbala

Quran Competition Planned in Iraqi Holy City of Karbala

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 11th edition of a national Quran memorization and recitation competition in Iraq will be organized on the occasion of Eid al-Mab’ath (call to prophethood), which falls on Tusday.
12:25 , 2017 Apr 22
Halal Food Market Surging in Canada

Halal Food Market Surging in Canada

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A growing Muslim community in Canada has led to swelling sales of halal food, which has some grocers, manufacturers and eateries seeking ways to profit from the boom.
11:56 , 2017 Apr 22
Clashes Erupt in Palestine as Thousands Protest in Solidarity with Hunger-Striking Prisoners

Clashes Erupt in Palestine as Thousands Protest in Solidarity with Hunger-Striking Prisoners

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Clashes erupted between Palestinians and Zionist regime forces, with at least one Palestinian being detained, across the occupied West Bank on Friday, as Palestinians from several districts staged solidarity protests with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners, who entered the fifth day of the mass “Freedom and Dignity” strike on Friday.
11:30 , 2017 Apr 22
Cleric Promoting Islam in Brazil

Cleric Promoting Islam in Brazil

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Rodriguez Jilul is said to be the only Shia cleric in Sao Paulo who is originally from Brazil.
11:11 , 2017 Apr 22
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