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Saudi Arabia to Open Border, Airports to Qatari Hajj Pilgrims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia will open a border crossing for Qataris making the Hajj pilgrimage and provide a plane to fly pilgrims in, despite a rift in which Saudi Arabia and other states in the region severed transport links with Qatar.
Rally Planned in Vancouver to Protest Islamophobia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Over 700 Vancouverites are expected to converge at Vancouver City Hall this Saturday (August 19) to protest a gathering planned by a group of Islamophobic, racist, and anti-immigrant activists.
19:28 , 2017 Aug 17
Jamia Mosque Launches Kenya's 1st Islamic TV channel
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Jamia Mosque in Nairobi has launched Kenya's first full-spectrum Islamic television channel.
10:44 , 2017 Aug 16
MPs Slam Sun over 'Muslim Problem' Opinion Piece
TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 100 cross-party politicians in Britain have signed an open letter demanding action over a column in The Sun for "using Nazi-like language" regarding the Muslim community in Britain.
09:53 , 2017 Aug 16
Indonesia to Host International Conference on Quran and Hadith Studies
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta, Indonesia, plans to organize an international conference on Quran and Hadith studies later this year.
08:13 , 2017 Aug 16
Two Kuwaiti Preachers among Those Killed in Burkina Faso Gun Attack
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two Kuwaiti preachers who were in Burkina Faso for propagation and teaching the Quran were among those killed in an attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant.
11:09 , 2017 Aug 15
31 Hajj Pilgrims Die in Saudi Arabia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports at the Ministry of Interior said 31 foreign nationals entering the kingdom for Hajj have died so far.
09:47 , 2017 Aug 15
Muslim Association of Guam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Muslim Association of Guam was founded in 1990 to meet the needs of the growing Muslim community on Guam, although membership has varied over the years from a high of more than 100 to the current total of about fifty.
09:04 , 2017 Aug 15
British Police Suspect 40 Neo-Nazis of Plotting Anti-Muslim Terror Acts
TEHRAN (IQNA) – British police are investigating about 40 people belonging to the neo-Nazi movement on suspicion they could be preparing terrorist attacks targeting Muslims, local media reported Sunday, citing police intelligence sources.
11:26 , 2017 Aug 14
UKIP Anti-Islam Leadership Candidate Threatens to Split Party
TEHRAN (IQNA) – UKIP’s decision to allow an ‘anti-Islam’ campaigner onto the leadership ballot has threatened to split the party in two, with a number of high-profile members threatening to quit if she wins the race to succeed Paul Nuttall.
12:15 , 2017 Aug 13
Korean Department Store Sets Up Prayer Room for Muslim Tourists
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Lotte Department Store, South Korea's leading retailer, said Sunday it will open prayer rooms for Muslims at its store in Seoul this week as it steps up efforts to attract more tourists from the Middle East and Southeast Asian countries.
11:32 , 2017 Aug 13
UN Rights Expert Urges Restraint in Security Operation in Myanmar’s Arakan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A United Nations human rights expert expressed alarm over reports that an army battalion has flown into Arakan state in western Myanmar to help local authorities boost security in the region.
09:45 , 2017 Aug 13
Vandals Hit Islamic Cemetery in US
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Days before the bombing at the Bloomington Islamic Center, Al Maghfirah cemetery board members discovered vandalism inside the state's first-ever cemetery exclusively being created for members of the Islamic faith.
10:22 , 2017 Aug 09