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Bishop Condemns Islamophobia after Scottish Church’s Quran Recital

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The head of a church in Scotland condemned Islamophobic attacks following the recital of the Quran at a cathedral in Glasgow.
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
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
4 Umrah Pilgrims Injured as Bus Crashes near Mecca
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Four people were injured after a bus carrying Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrims crashed in Saudi Arabia.
12:29 , 2017 Jan 08
Outrage after Desecration of Mosque in South Africa
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Muslim Judicial Council [MJC] has condemned a case of Islamaphobia in Simon’s Town, near Cape Town, South Africa, after a pig's nose and blood was left on the door of a mosque on Saturday.
11:18 , 2017 Jan 08
UN Rights Envoy to Probe Violence against Myanmar Rohingya Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United Nations on Friday said its human rights envoy for Myanmar will probe escalating violence in the country, including a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, when she visits next week.
12:30 , 2017 Jan 07
First Female Muslim to Become Romania's Deputy Premier
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Romanian economist who had been poised to become the country's first female and Muslim prime minister was offered a job as deputy premier Tuesday after the country's president declined to nominate her for the top government job.
10:35 , 2017 Jan 04
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Blasted by Fellow Laureates over Rohingya Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dozens of Nobel laureates and global leaders have criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to protect the basic human rights of Rohingya Muslims in the country's Rakhine State.
09:30 , 2017 Jan 02
European Commission Allocates €300,000 in Aid for Rohingya Refugees
TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have already fled and thousands of stateless Rohingya Muslims are trying to reach Bangladesh amid reports of abuse by the Burmese army.
12:00 , 2017 Jan 01
Road through Mosque Property in Phnom Penh Raises Muslims’ Concerns
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hundreds of Cambodia’s Cham Muslims assembled on Friday at the Boeung Kak area’s Al-Serkal Mosque where the Phnom Penh city government plans to build a road that will divide the plot of land upon which the mosque sits.
12:15 , 2016 Dec 31
University of Sarajevo Suspends Classes during Muslim Prayers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bosnia's main university will not hold classes during Muslim Friday prayers.
11:37 , 2016 Dec 31
Azerbaijan Preparing to Host Islamic Solidarity Games 2017
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Preparation for the Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2017 is carried out in accordance with the plan, the country’s Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov said.
11:23 , 2016 Dec 29
Police Seek Man Suspected of Smashing Windows at Halal Market in Portland
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Police in Portland, US state of Oregon, are looking for the person suspected of using a baseball bat to smash six storefront windows at Ahram Halal Market on Forest Avenue on Christmas Eve.
12:41 , 2016 Dec 28