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Quran Teachers Killed in Attack in Somalia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Several gunmen killed at least five Quran teachers and wounded several other people during readings from the holy book in southern Somalia, officials said.
Sudan's Bashir Trial Adjourned to Sept. 22
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The trial of Sudan's deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir over his role in the 1989 military coup that brought him to power was adjourned to Sept. 22, the judge said Tuesday.
15:12 , 2020 Sep 15
Jordan to Close Mosques for Two Weeks
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Jordan will see mosques shuttered for two weeks starting Thursday as part of state efforts to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
12:37 , 2020 Sep 15
Swedish Imam Urges Muslims to Exercise Self-Restraint  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Swedish imam called on Muslims in the country to exercise self-restraint following acts of Quran desecration.
16:04 , 2020 Sep 12
Taliban Waiting for Release of Remaining Prisoners to Start Talks   
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Taliban is waiting for the Afghan government to release its remaining prisoners so that the two sides could start peace talks, Naem Wardak, the spokesman for the Taliban's political office said.
15:08 , 2020 Sep 08
Swedish Shias Slam Quran Desecration in Malmo
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Shia Muslims Association of Sweden condemned the recent act of burning a copy of the Holy Quran in Malmo.
14:35 , 2020 Sep 08
Bangladesh PM Stresses Overseeing Mosque Construction to Avoid Incidents
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Describing the recent mosque blast near Dhaka as a very tragic incident, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said it is essential to oversee whether mosques are constructed in the country maintaining the due designs and with permission from relevant authorities so that such incidents do not happen again.
15:30 , 2020 Sep 06
Islamophobic Dutch Politician Acquitted of Inciting Discrimination
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dutch politician Geert Wilders was acquitted by an appeals court on Friday of discrimination, in a partial legal victory for the far-right populist who leads the opposition in parliament and who is known for his anti-Islam rhetoric.
13:07 , 2020 Sep 05
11 Worshippers Praying at Bangladesh Mosque Killed in Gas Pipeline Blast
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An underground gas pipeline near a mosque exploded during evening prayers outside the capital of Bangladesh, leaving at least 11 Muslim worshipers dead and dozens injured with critical burns, officials said Saturday.
11:38 , 2020 Sep 05
Facebook Removes Georgia Candidate's Post against Muslim Congresswomen
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Facebook removed a photo illustration showing a Republican congressional candidate in Georgia posing with a rifle next to three Democratic House members, saying Friday that it violated the social media platform's policy against inciting violence.
10:23 , 2020 Sep 05
Macron Refuses to Condemn Charlie Hebdo Insulting Cartoons
TEHRAN (IQNA) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday it was not his place to pass judgment on the decision by Charlie Hebdo to publish a cartoon of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
11:36 , 2020 Sep 02
Friday Prayers Allowed at Uzbek Mosques from Sept 4
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Friday prayers will restart in mosques in Uzbekistan as of September 4.
10:50 , 2020 Sep 02
Christchurch Mosque Gunman Designated ‘Terrorist Entity’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The government of New Zealand has frozen all the assets of the man convicted of the mass murder at two Christchurch mosques and made it illegal to participate in or support his activities.
14:07 , 2020 Sep 01