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Prophet’s Mosque to Allow Iftar Banquets after Two Years

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Prophet’s Mosque in Medina will allow holding iftar banquets in the upcoming Ramadan under strict health protocols.
Indonesian Official Denies Temporary Suspension of Umrah Pilgrims’ Departure
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Indonesia’s Minister of Religious Affairs said the government will not stop the departure of Umrah pilgrims that began on January 8, 2022.
16:08 , 2022 Jan 17
Pre-Registration to Begin in Iran for Pilgrimage Trips to Syria
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said pre-registration will soon start in all of the country’s provinces for those willing to go on pilgrimage to Syria.
13:57 , 2022 Jan 17
Mourning Rituals in Karbala Mark Demise Anniversary of Umm al-Banin
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A series of mourning ceremonies have been organized at the holy shrine of Hazrat Abbas (AS) in Karbala, Iraq, to mark the demise anniversary of Umm al-Banin, the mother of Hazrat Abbas (AS).
10:04 , 2022 Jan 17
East Africa’s Late Shia Leader Commemorated
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A memorial service was held in the holy city of Qom on Sunday for Sheikh Abdillahi Nasir, a senior Kenyan Shia scholar who died last week.
08:54 , 2022 Jan 17
Over 800 Papers Submitted to Int’l Religious Conference  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The holy city of Qom in Iran will host an international conference aimed at promoting a lifestyle based on the Seerah of Hazrat Zahra (SA).
15:49 , 2022 Jan 16
Restriction on Repetition of Umrah Applies to Foreign Pilgrims Too: Saudi Arabia  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A recent decision restricting repetition of Umrah or lesser pilgrimage to a 10-day gap also applies to overseas Muslims as Saudi Arabia is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 infections, official said.
16:50 , 2022 Jan 15
Thousands of Palestinians Attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Despite tight security conditions imposed by the Israeli regime and the rainy weather, thousands of Palestinian people held Friday prayers today at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound.
20:22 , 2022 Jan 14
Iraqi Pilgrims Traveling on Foot to Visit Imam Reza (AS) Holy Shrine in Mashhad  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A convoy of Iraqi pilgrims is traveling on foot to visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad, northeast Iran.
14:17 , 2022 Jan 12
Moroccans Call for Return of Qurans to Mosques  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – People in Morocco have called on the country’s Awqaf and Islamic affairs ministry to return copies of the Quran to mosques in the country.
15:28 , 2022 Jan 13
Moroccan Scholar Meets with Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) World Assembly Chief in Qom
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Moroccan Shia scholar Sayed Mohammad Abdul Salam al-Wadrasi al-Hassani met with the secretary general of the Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) World Assembly Ayatollah Reza Ramezani in Qom, Iran.
13:00 , 2022 Jan 13
Over 10 Countries to Take Part in Karbala Festival on Hazrat Zahra (SA) Birthday
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A festival is planned to be held in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq, later this month as part of celebrations marking the birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA).
08:58 , 2022 Jan 12
Twelve People Convert to Islam at Imam Reza Shrine in 2021
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A total of 12 individuals from different backgrounds and nationalities converted to Islam at the holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad in 2021.
09:38 , 2022 Jan 11