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Convalescent Home for Coronavirus Patients to Open in Karbala

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Astan (custodianship) of Hazrat Abbas (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, plans to build a convalescent home for the recovery of those infected with the coronavirus.
Major Mosques in Britain Close Doors to Congregational Prayers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Many of the biggest mosques in the United Kingdom have decided to shut their doors to congregational prayers due to the coronavirus outbreak.
19:43 , 2020 Mar 19
Largest Mosque in SE Asia to Hold Friday Prayers in Jakarta
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta will still hold Friday prayers despite warnings to restrict public gatherings to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
19:31 , 2020 Mar 19
COVID-19 Forces Sydney Mosques into Shutdown
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mosques across Sydney will face an unprecedented shutdown as the federal government’s new ‘gatherings’ bans come into force.
17:55 , 2020 Mar 18
Algeria Suspends Friday Prayers, Closes Mosques
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Algeria suspended Friday prayers and closed mosques nationwide as part of efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
14:42 , 2020 Mar 18
Pakistani Scholars Urge Postponement of Religious Congregations
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s prominent religious scholars in a joint edict called for immediate postponement of all religious congregations and public meetings in view of the rampaging novel coronavirus pandemic.
16:01 , 2020 Mar 17
Bahrain Reports First Death from COVID-19
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bahrain on Monday reported the first death from the new coronavirus in the Persian Gulf countries except Iran.
13:01 , 2020 Mar 16
Riots Deepen a Hindu-Muslim Divide in India’s Capital
TEHRAN (IQNA) – For years, Hindus and Muslims lived and worked peacefully together in Yamuna Vihar, a densely populated Delhi district.
10:48 , 2020 Mar 16
Indian Students Returned from Italy amid Coronavirus Outbreak
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The New Delhi government has returned 211 Indian students from Italy amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the European country.  
09:54 , 2020 Mar 16
Myanmar Army Angry over Report on Deaths of Rohingya Women
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Myanmar’s police said the army had filed a lawsuit against Reuters news agency and a local lawmaker for criminal defamation, weeks after the military objected to a news story published about the death of two Rohingya Muslim women as a result of shelling in Rakhine state.
14:09 , 2020 Mar 10
Top Egyptian Militant Executed
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was executed on Wednesday following his conviction over several high-profile attacks, the country’s military spokesman said.
14:51 , 2020 Mar 04
Man Jailed for Phoning Threats to Muslim Center in Florida
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Florida man was jailed on charges of phoning in threats to a local Muslim center.
09:17 , 2020 Mar 03
Erdogan to Visit Russia amid Clashes in Syria’s Idlib  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on Thursday for a one-day trip.
13:35 , 2020 Mar 02