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Youth Charged with Having Christchurch Mosque Attacks Video

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A New Zealand youth facing firearms and ammunition charges following a Wellington college went into lockdown has been charged with possessing a copy of the livestream of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Tunisia's Pared Back COVID Funerals Deepen Mourners' Pain
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Lotfi Jlassi stood facing Mecca beside the ambulance carrying the body of his brother, who died of COVID-19, and said a prayer -- one of the few rites still allowed in Tunisia's pared back funerals.
16:57 , 2021 Feb 23
‘Imam Reza (AS)’ Health Center Opens in Lebanon
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement has opened “Imam Reza (AS)” health care center and clinic providing coronavirus patients with free services.
10:02 , 2021 Feb 23
19 Suspected Extremists Detained in Russia for Planning Attacks
TEHRAN (IQNA) –Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) on Wednesday said it had detained 19 suspected extremist militants planning attacks in the North Caucasus.
14:09 , 2021 Feb 17
Malaysia Could Become Hub for Halal COVID Vaccines: Official  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia could capitalize on its COVID-19 vaccination efforts by becoming a regional hub for halal vaccines catering to Muslim countries, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
11:40 , 2021 Feb 17
Pakistan Accuses India of Stoking Conflict in Indian Ocean
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s foreign minister has accused eastern neighbor India of adopting “belligerent and aggressive policies” to raise the chances of conflict in the Indian Ocean, the Pakistani state news agency reported.
16:42 , 2021 Feb 16
Argentina’s Former President Carlos Menem Laid to Rest in Islamic Cemetery  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Former Argentine President Carlos Saul Menem was laid to rest Monday at an Islamic cemetery in the province of Buenos Aires. 
14:42 , 2021 Feb 16
No More Limits on Congregation Size at Mosques in Malaysia’s Perak State
TEHRAN (IQNA) – There will be no limits to the size of congregations at mosques and suraus (religious sites) in Perak beginning from Mahgrib prayers on Thursday (Feb 18), Mohd Annuar Zaini said.
11:21 , 2021 Feb 16
Egyptian Students to Learn Common Beliefs of Three Abrahamic Faiths
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Education Ministry agreed to a proposal on teaching the common beliefs of the three Abrahamic faiths to school students.
15:02 , 2021 Feb 15
Suspected Extremists Kill 16 in Attack in Eastern Congo
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Suspected extremists killed three soldiers and 13 civilians and burnt down a church in a raid on a village in Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern Ituri province, the army and a rights group said on Monday.
14:03 , 2021 Feb 15
Muslims Complain to UN over Cremations in Sri Lanka during Pandemic
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A group of Muslim families are launching a complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) about Sri Lanka’s policy of enforced cremation of all those confirmed or suspected to have died with COVID, saying it breaches their religious rights and is causing “untold misery”.
14:53 , 2021 Feb 09
Kuwait Not to Close Mosques: Speaker
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Kuwait’s parliament speaker said the country does not intend to close down mosques to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
09:11 , 2021 Feb 08
Malaysian Islamic Association Urges World to Stop ‘Genocide’ in Kashmir
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Islamic association of Malaysia on Friday called on the international community to stand up in solidarity with the Kashmiri people and stop human rights abuses by the Indian security forces who are enjoying “impunity for crimes” committed in the Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
11:49 , 2021 Feb 06