Concerns Grow over Fate of 7 Bahraini Civilians Forcibly Disappeared

Concerns Grow over Fate of 7 Bahraini Civilians Forcibly Disappeared

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An independent human rights group expressed deep concern over the fate of seven people, including two minors, who have been forcibly disappeared as the ruling Al Khalifa regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
11:45 , 2017 Nov 19
Muslim Woman in India Denied Job for Wearing Hijab

Muslim Woman in India Denied Job for Wearing Hijab

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Indian social worker was denied a job at an orphanage based in the Indian capital of New Delhi because her recruiter felt that her hijab made her look "like a Muslim lady".
11:35 , 2017 Nov 19
Teachers and Muslim Students’ Hijabs in US

Teachers and Muslim Students’ Hijabs in US

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Virginia school district has placed a teacher on leave for removing a student’s hijab from her head.
14:00 , 2017 Nov 18
Dubai Int’l Quran Contest: Iranian Memorizer’s Turn Monday

Dubai Int’l Quran Contest: Iranian Memorizer’s Turn Monday

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s representative in the UAE International Holy Quran competition for female memorizers will go on stage to answer questions of the panel of judges on Monday.
12:22 , 2017 Nov 18
Indonesia to Roll Out 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020

Indonesia to Roll Out 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Worshippers in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, are set to go green with a new initiative that aims to establish 1,000 eco-mosques by 2020.
11:57 , 2017 Nov 18
Int’l Quranic-Cultural Program Begins in Iraq

Int’l Quranic-Cultural Program Begins in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 8th edition of Habibullah international Quranic-cultural program got underway in a ceremony in Iraq’s Dhi Qar province.
11:22 , 2017 Nov 18
Islamophobia in China Forces Huawei to Deny Its Phone Alarm Function 'Favors Muslims'

Islamophobia in China Forces Huawei to Deny Its Phone Alarm Function 'Favors Muslims'

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Chinese tech giant Huawei has denied favouring Muslims with its phones equipped with alarms for prayers after it was "viciously attacked" by Chinese netizens, state media reported.
11:03 , 2017 Nov 18
Prominent Quranic Figure Laid to Rest

Prominent Quranic Figure Laid to Rest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A funeral was held in Tehran on Friday for eminent Iranian Quran master and memorizer of the entire Quran Seyed Mehdi Fatemian who died on Thursday.
10:32 , 2017 Nov 18
New Mexico Mosque Starts ‘Know Islam’ Booth

New Mexico Mosque Starts ‘Know Islam’ Booth

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment, the small Muslim community in Las Cruces, US state of New Mexico, have set up a ‘Know Islam’ public booth, engaging the community, dispelling rumors, and enlightening the public about the true Islam.
10:15 , 2017 Nov 18
Zionist Forces Deliver Evacuation Notices to 300 Palestinians in Bedouin Village

Zionist Forces Deliver Evacuation Notices to 300 Palestinians in Bedouin Village

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Zionist regime authorities on Friday reportedly distributed evacuation notices to all 300 Palestinian residents of the Bedouin village of Jabal al-Baba in the central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem (Quds).
10:02 , 2017 Nov 18
Memorial Service for Iranian Quranic Figure Slated for Sunday

Memorial Service for Iranian Quranic Figure Slated for Sunday

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A memorial service will be held for prominent Iranian Quran master Seyed Mehdi Fatemian who died on Thursday.
08:59 , 2017 Nov 18
Yemeni Cities Running Out of Clean Water Due to Saudi Blockade

Yemeni Cities Running Out of Clean Water Due to Saudi Blockade

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said the Saudi blockade has left three cities in Yemen running out of clean water due to a halt in the import of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation.
08:41 , 2017 Nov 18
Canadians’ Feelings toward Islam

Canadians’ Feelings toward Islam

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A new poll shows almost half of Canadians have a negative opinion about Islam.
08:23 , 2017 Nov 18
With Just One Mosque, Belgrade's Muslims Forced to Improvise

With Just One Mosque, Belgrade's Muslims Forced to Improvise

TEHRAN (IQNA) – In the shadow of a demolished mosque, three dozen men gathered in a house in a gloomy district of northern Belgrade.
21:35 , 2017 Nov 16
Rights Group Slams UAE Official’s Remarks on Control of Mosques in Europe

Rights Group Slams UAE Official’s Remarks on Control of Mosques in Europe

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A human rights group has condemned comments by a top United Arab Emirates (UAE) government official who urged Germany and other European countries to exert greater control over its mosques in order to prevent "terrorist" attacks.
20:50 , 2017 Nov 16
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