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Hate-Filled Note against Muslims Left at Iowa Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim groups in the US state of Iowa are asking authorities to investigate a hate-filled message that was left at a mosque in Des Moines.
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
Threats and Acts of Vandalism against Mosques Double So Far in 2017 in the US: Report
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Acts of vandalism, violence, and aggression towards mosques around the United States have doubled so far this year compared to the same period in 2016.
11:46 , 2017 Mar 18
CAIR Seeks Probe of Possible Bias Motive for Qur'an Vandalism at New Mexico Library
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive for the reported vandalism of copies of the Quran, Islam’s holy text, at a New Mexico library.
10:41 , 2017 Mar 18
Three Alabama Mosques Burglarized, Quran Stolen
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Three Alabama mosques have been burglarized in the past week in Anniston, Gadsden and Tuscaloosa, police said.
09:47 , 2017 Mar 18
Michigan Officials React to Mosque Fire, Say Muslims Are Welcome
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Public officials in Pittsfield, Michigan, are taking to social media to share their reactions to the news of afire at a local mosque, emphasizing that Muslims are welcome in the community.
08:27 , 2017 Mar 15
Hijab-Wearing Muslim to Make History in Boston Marathon
TEHRAN (IQNA) – When Rahaf Khatib, the hijab-wearing Muslim athlete, races in April’s Boston marathon, she will be making several records.
12:13 , 2017 Mar 13
Republicans Visit Georgia Mosques to Learn about Islam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Amid rising political tension, stirred by US President Trump’s revised ban on people from six Muslim countries, mosques in the US state of Georgia opened their doors to their neighbors, answering questions and correcting misconceptions about Islam.
11:49 , 2017 Mar 13
CAIR, Coalition Partners to Hold Maryland Rally against Discriminatory Bans
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Sunday held a rally in Maryland State, in partnership with a number of advocacy and interfaith groups, including CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) to protest the recently-signed 'Muslim Ban 2.0' presidential executive order.
09:06 , 2017 Mar 13
First Halal Certification Office Opens in Armenia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first certification office of the Halal World Organization opened in Armenia’s capital city Yerevan Saturday.
11:23 , 2017 Mar 12
CAIR, Interfaith Action of Kansas to Host ‘Muslim Advocacy Day’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) and Kansas Interfaith Action (KIFA), on Monday will hold “Muslim Advocacy Day” at the Kansas state Capitol in Topeka City in Kansas.
08:44 , 2017 Mar 12
Albany Schools Consider Closing for Muslim Holy Days
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Haroon Sarwer's mother was strict. So in the years when two major Muslim holidays fell on school days, he went to school — no questions asked.
10:06 , 2017 Mar 11
National Quran Reading Competition Underway in Brunei
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A national Quran Reading Competition for adults has been underway in Brunei since Tuesday.
07:57 , 2017 Mar 09