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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.
India BJP Leaders Face Conspiracy Trial in 1992 Babri Mosque Case
TEHRAN (IQNA) – India’s top court said several senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party will stand trial for their role in a criminal conspiracy to destroy a 16th century mosque in 1992.
12:12 , 2017 Apr 19
Berkeley to Host 8th Annual Islamophobia Conference
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The University of California will host later this month the eighth annual Islamophobia conference, addressing questions of the relationship between liberalism (and neo-liberalism) and Islamophobia.
11:51 , 2017 Apr 17
Rome Airport Refuses to Allow Hijab-Wearing Student on Flight
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A woman was told by airport security that she was not allowed to board when she tried to get on her plane to London – because she was wearing a hijab.
09:35 , 2017 Apr 16
Japan’s Royal Holdings to Expand Halal Food Offerings
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Restaurant chain operator Royal Holdings in Japan plans to broaden its halal food menu and step up sales of such fare at exhibition halls and college cafeterias.
11:14 , 2017 Apr 12
Tributes Pour in for Muslim Police Officer Who Died Trying to Protect Christians
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egyptians have been paying their respects to a woman police officer who died when she stopped an Isis suicide bomber from entering a Coptic Church in Alexandria.
10:51 , 2017 Apr 12
Nairobi Hosts Halal Economy Summit
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Kenyan capital of Nairobi is hosting a two-day summit from Monday to explore how the country and the region can best tap into the lucrative global Halal economy.
11:02 , 2017 Apr 10
Interfaith Event Takes Place to Explore Meaning of Holy Quran
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An exhibition took place in Huddersfield Town Hall in England Saturday for people to explore the meaning of the Holy Quran.
08:12 , 2017 Apr 10
Swedish Runner Vows to Fight Prejudice against Islam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Swedish female runner has taken up the cause of drawing attention to prejudice against Islam in Europe.
10:23 , 2017 Apr 09
India Calls on Myanmar to Curb Violence on Rohingya Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – India this week urged Myanmar to contain violence against Rohingya Muslims in the western part of the country bordering Bangladesh.
12:06 , 2017 Apr 08
Pennsylvania Islamic Center Leads Interfaith Dialogue
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Muslim association in Lehigh Valley, eastern Pennsylvania, welcomed more than 1000 non-Muslim students to their building, educating them on the true meaning of Islam and sharing diverse Muslim culture.
10:24 , 2017 Apr 08
Dalai Lama Rejects Attributing Terrorism to Islam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader reiterated on Saturday, April 1, his strong disapproval of terms like “Muslim terrorists”, saying he feels immensely “uncomfortable” at such wrong usage.
12:36 , 2017 Apr 03
Rights Group Slams UN, EU for Blocking Probe into Rohingya Muslims’ Plight
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Europe-based rights group slammed the global community, particularly the UN and the EU, for hindering an independent probe into Myanmar’s crimes against Rohingya Muslims.
13:10 , 2017 Mar 18