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Muslim Group Says 'Asked for Help' before Christchurch Attack

TEHRAN (IQNA) – New Zealand’s Islamic community has told the Christchurch massacre inquiry that it knew it was “vulnerable” to a terror attack, and that security forces had wrongly focused on terrorism committed by “Muslim extremists”.
Top Students at Al-Azhar Islamic Center Honored
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Al-Azhar Islamic Center held a ceremony to honor its top students.
17:12 , 2020 Dec 01
New President of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama Named
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Abuya KH Miftachul Akhyar was named the new president of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama movement.
17:36 , 2020 Nov 30
OIC’s Kashmir Resolution against India a 'Triumph' for Pakistan: FM  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi described a resolution developed by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the Council of Foreign Ministers' (CFM) meeting as a "triumph" for his country, Radio Pakistan reported.
15:05 , 2020 Nov 30
Zionists Demolish Stairway Leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque Gate
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Israeli municipality of occupied Jerusalem al-Quds demolished a stairway leading to one of the gates of al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the city, local sources said.
14:47 , 2020 Nov 29
Russia Says Daesh Attack in Moscow Region Foiled
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday it had prevented terror attacks planned by a Daesh affiliate group in the Moscow region.
12:40 , 2020 Nov 25
Netherlands Says to Tackle Foreign Donations, Influence on Mosques
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Dutch government said it has come up with a plan of action to tackle problematic behavior caused by unwanted foreign influence on social and religious organizations in the Netherlands.
17:10 , 2020 Nov 23
Gunmen Kill 5, Kidnap 40 Worshippers in Attack on Nigeria Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least five worshippers were killed and 40 others kidnapped when armed gunmen attacked a mosque in northwestern Nigeria, local media reported Sunday.
10:59 , 2020 Nov 23
Court Revokes Muslim Headscarf Ban in Schools in Swedish Town
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court has reversed a ruling which bans the wearing of the Islamic headscarf by Muslim students in schools in a southern Swedish town, a report said Wednesday.
17:23 , 2020 Nov 18
Istanbul’s 17th-Century Mosque Damaged by Major Fire to Be Restored in Two Years
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The restoration of Istanbul’s 17th-century Vanikoy Mosque, which was eviscerated by a fire due to a short circuit on Sunday, will be completed within two years, Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said Wednesday.
15:44 , 2020 Nov 18
Austrian Police Criticized for Mistreating Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Austrian police came under fire for recent raids targeting Muslims, in which they asked a series of offensive questions and subjected children to poor treatment, according to a nongovernmental organization (NGO).
17:26 , 2020 Nov 17
Thailand Redesigns Tourism App for Muslim Visitors
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced a fresh redesign of its Thailand Muslim Friendly App that caters to Muslim visitors from the region to find their way around the country.
14:23 , 2020 Nov 17
Fire at Historic Mosque in Istanbul Extinguished
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The historic Vanikoy Mosque in Istanbul’s Uskudar district appeared to have been severely damaged after a fire broke out Sunday.
17:32 , 2020 Nov 15