Britain's Halal Sector Increasingly Important Post-Brexit

Britain's Halal Sector Increasingly Important Post-Brexit

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Halal meat will become increasingly important for the sheep industry post-Brexit, according to Abdalhamid Evans, strategist at halal consultancy Imarat Consultants.
12:13 , 2017 Feb 28
Muslims in Japan Launch Community Patrol to Counter Prejudice

Muslims in Japan Launch Community Patrol to Counter Prejudice

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A group of Muslims in Japan has launched a community outreach program as part of efforts to bridge the gap with locals and counter the perception that links Islam with terrorism.
11:40 , 2017 Feb 28
Six Kids Detained in Bahrain

Six Kids Detained in Bahrain

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Bahraini human rights body said the ruling Al Khalifa regime has arrested 17 citizens, including 6 children, in the past few days.
11:14 , 2017 Feb 28
Leader Attends Ceremony Held to Mourn Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom

Leader Attends Ceremony Held to Mourn Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei and a number of other senior officials attended a ceremony Monday night held to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (SA).
10:45 , 2017 Feb 28
UN Deplores Harrowing Violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

UN Deplores Harrowing Violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A United Nations official deplored “harrowing” acts of violence and discrimination against the Rohingya in Myanmar, calling on the country to put an end to its crackdown on the Muslim minority.
10:29 , 2017 Feb 28
Lebanon to Organize Int’l Quran Contest

Lebanon to Organize Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Lebanon will for the first time host an international Quran competition.
09:55 , 2017 Feb 28
Texas School Superintendent Apologizes After Hijab Controversy

Texas School Superintendent Apologizes After Hijab Controversy

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Texas school district superintendent apologized after a Muslim student tweeted that her class had been told that a permission slip was required to wear a hijab to school.
09:35 , 2017 Feb 28
Mourning Ceremonies on Hazrat Zahra (SA) Martyrdom Anniversary Begin in Tehran

Mourning Ceremonies on Hazrat Zahra (SA) Martyrdom Anniversary Begin in Tehran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Like previous years, mourning ceremonies on the occasion of Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) martyrdom anniversary are held for several days this year in the presence of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.
08:47 , 2017 Feb 28
Malawi Muslims Hail Yao Translation of Quran

Malawi Muslims Hail Yao Translation of Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslims in the African country of Malawi have hailed the translation of the Holy Quran into Yao language.
08:30 , 2017 Feb 28
Islamic Society in Alabama Hosts Open House

Islamic Society in Alabama Hosts Open House

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Birmingham Islamic Society in the US state of Alabama hosted an open house at the Red Crescent Islamic Center in Hoover.
12:13 , 2017 Feb 27
Tehran’s Mosalla to Host 25th International Quran Exhibition

Tehran’s Mosalla to Host 25th International Quran Exhibition

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Imam Khomeini (RA) grand Mosalla (prayer hall) will play host to the 25th Tehran International Holy Quran Exhibition.
10:53 , 2017 Feb 27
Mahershala Ali Becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

Mahershala Ali Becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mahershala Ali won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of a drug dealer in Moonlight on Sunday, becoming the first Muslim to be awarded a golden statuette for acting.
10:15 , 2017 Feb 27
Dar-ol-Quran Center Launched in Danish Capital

Dar-ol-Quran Center Launched in Danish Capital

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Dar-ol-Quran center was inaugurated at Imam Ali (AS) Mosque in Copenhagen, Denmark on February 24.
10:02 , 2017 Feb 27
Zionist Regime Seeking to Destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque

Zionist Regime Seeking to Destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Palestine’s Minster of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yousif Ideis warned that the Zionist regime of Israel is attempting to destroy the al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem al-Quds.
09:20 , 2017 Feb 27
Minnesota City to Hold Cross Cultural Luncheon to Know Women’s Role in Islam

Minnesota City to Hold Cross Cultural Luncheon to Know Women’s Role in Islam

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A cross cultural luncheon set for Tuesday at the Community Center in St. Peter, US state of Minnesota, aims to build understanding between residents and their Muslim-American neighbors.
08:38 , 2017 Feb 27
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