Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition in Mashhad

Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition in Mashhad

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An exhibition of calligraphy works featuring Quranic and Islamic themes is underway in Iran’s northeastern holy city of Mashhad.
12:17 , 2017 Jan 17
World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Raps Bahrain Executions

World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Raps Bahrain Executions

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Secretary general of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) condemned the recent execution of three young Bahraini activists by the Al Khalifa regime.
12:07 , 2017 Jan 17
Australia Day Billboard Featuring Girls in Hijabs Removed after Threats

Australia Day Billboard Featuring Girls in Hijabs Removed after Threats

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Australia Day billboard featuring two girls in hijabs has been removed from a site in Melbourne after threats were made to the company behind it.
11:18 , 2017 Jan 17
Iran Responds to Saudi Hajj Invitation

Iran Responds to Saudi Hajj Invitation

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for Hajj said Iran has replied to Saudi Hajj ministry’s recent invitation.
11:07 , 2017 Jan 17
US Embassy Move to Quds an Aggression on Muslim World

US Embassy Move to Quds an Aggression on Muslim World

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A senior Pakistani cleric warned against moving the US embassy in Occupied Palestine from Tel Aviv to Quds (Jerusalem), saying it would be an aggression on the Islamic world.
10:37 , 2017 Jan 17
AI Urges Release of Nigeria Shia Leader

AI Urges Release of Nigeria Shia Leader

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Amnesty International called on the Nigerian government to comply with a court ruling that calls for an end to the “unlawful” detention of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the country’s top Shia Muslim cleric.
10:20 , 2017 Jan 17
Islam, Muslims in Argentina

Islam, Muslims in Argentina

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim minorities in Latin America have received considerably less attention than comparable communities in Europe or in the United States.
10:09 , 2017 Jan 17
Protest in Vienna against Austria's Headscarf Ban

Protest in Vienna against Austria's Headscarf Ban

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A group of young activists gathered in Veinna Monday to protest against a new regulation banning public servants, including teachers, from wearing headscarves.
09:33 , 2017 Jan 17
Iranian Village Has Highest Per Capita Number of Quran Memorizers in World

Iranian Village Has Highest Per Capita Number of Quran Memorizers in World

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Quranabad is a village near the southern Iranian city of Shiraz where 63 villagers are memorizers of the entire Quran.
09:20 , 2017 Jan 17
Protests Continue in Bahrain over Executions

Protests Continue in Bahrain over Executions

TEHRAN (IQNA) – People in Bahrain continued protests against the ruling Al Khalifah regime over the execution of three Shia Muslim activists convicted of killing three policemen during a pro-democracy rally back in March 2014.
08:45 , 2017 Jan 17
Visually-Impaired Man Teaching Quran for 25 Years

Visually-Impaired Man Teaching Quran for 25 Years

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muamar Uzbi is a blind Quran teacher in the city of Gaziantep, southern Turkey.
12:25 , 2017 Jan 16
Muslim Girl Thrown out of School Bus for Wearing Hijab

Muslim Girl Thrown out of School Bus for Wearing Hijab

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A 15-year-old Muslim girl in the US said she was evicted from a school bus by a driver twice because of her hijab, prompting her family to demand an apology from the school district.
12:06 , 2017 Jan 16
Several Dead in Terrorist Attacks at Nigeria Mosque

Several Dead in Terrorist Attacks at Nigeria Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two bomb blasts killed several people at the mosque of the University of Maiduguri, Borno state of Nigeria on Monday.
11:42 , 2017 Jan 16
Islamic Museum of Australia

Islamic Museum of Australia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) is a community museum in Thornbury, Melbourne, Australia.
11:18 , 2017 Jan 16
Quran Recitation Competition Concludes in Nigeria's Bauchi State

Quran Recitation Competition Concludes in Nigeria's Bauchi State

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 2017 Bauchi State Quranic Recitation competition in Nigeria's Bauchi state wrapped up at Darazo, headquarters of Darazo Local Government Area of the state.
10:47 , 2017 Jan 16
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