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Indonesia's Joko Widodo Sworn In for Second Term as President

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second five-year term as president, leading the world’s third-biggest democracy after a first term marked by heavy infrastructure spending.
Student Detained in Cairo over Suspected Ties to Daesh Returns to Thailand
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Ibroheng Mali, the 25-year-old Thai Muslim student who was detained in Cairo, Egypt over his suspected ties to the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) group, has been freed and is back in his home in Yala.
15:56 , 2019 Oct 06
Austria Far-Right Party’s New Leader Says to Continue Fighting ‘Political Islam’
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Austria's far-right anti-Islam party on Saturday formally elected Norbert Hofer to lead it into national elections later this month.
16:56 , 2019 Sep 14
2 Daesh Members Detained in Russia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained two members of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group in the Rostov Region, the FSB Public Relations Center said.
16:12 , 2019 Jul 15
Iraq Hands Over 188 Turkish Children of Suspected Daesh Members
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Daesh (ISIL or ISISL) members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday.
15:28 , 2019 May 29
Far-Right Danish Politician Desecrates Quran
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Danish extreme right leader, Rasmus Paludan, burned a copy of the Holy Quran to protest the Friday prayer held in front of the Danish Parliament.
10:01 , 2019 Mar 25
Suicide Car Bomb Explosion in Somalia Military Base Leaves Casualties
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A suicide car bomb exploded outside a military base for Ethiopian soldiers in southern Somalia on Saturday, leaving an unspecified number of casualties, a police official said.
17:00 , 2019 Feb 02
Philippines Mosque Reopens 2 Days after Deadly Grenade Blast
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The mosque in Zamboanga City in the Philippines that was rocked by a deadly grenade blast on Wednesday has reopened, an official of the National Ulama Council of the Philippines (NUCP) said Saturday.
14:22 , 2019 Feb 02
‘Pope to Push for Catholic-Muslim Dialogue in UAE Trip’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pope Francis will “encourage the Catholics throughout the world to continue to put into practice the teachings of the Church regarding dialogue with Muslims” when he visits the United Arab Emirates, according to one expert on interreligious dialogue.
12:03 , 2019 Jan 30
‘Globalization of Islamic Arts’ Course in Egypt
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A specialized course on ‘globalization of Islamic arts’ has been held at the Islamic Arts Museum of Cairo, Egypt.
09:30 , 2019 Jan 30
Foreign Forces Not Required in Long Term: Afghan President
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Monday the presence of foreign forces was based on an international agreement and they will not be required in the long term.
15:01 , 2019 Jan 28
Bomb Attacks Kill 4 Policemen in Northern Iraq
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least four policemen were killed and 11 wounded by two roadside bombs that targeted police convoys in separate attacks in northern Iraq on Sunday, the service and medical sources said.
15:44 , 2019 Jan 27
UN Urges India, Saudi Arabia Not to Deport Rohingya Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A top UN official on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and India not to deport members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community to Bangladesh but instead to grant them refugee status.
13:26 , 2019 Jan 26