Final Stage of Syed Junaid Quran Award Underway in Manama

Final Stage of Syed Junaid Quran Award Underway in Manama

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The final stage of the 15th edition of Syed Junaid International Quran Award is underway in Manama, Bahrain with the participation of representatives from 54 countries.
12:18 , 2017 Nov 20
British Muslims Concerned Over Schools’ Hijab Inspection

British Muslims Concerned Over Schools’ Hijab Inspection

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A leading British Muslim group has voiced concerns over school inspecting authority, Ofsted, plans to question young Muslim girls on hijab, saying the proposal challenges the British values of religious freedom.
12:04 , 2017 Nov 20
Turkish Woman Starts Learning Quran at 66

Turkish Woman Starts Learning Quran at 66

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A 66-year-old woman in Turkey has always wanted to learn the Quran but has only recently found the opportunity to do it.
11:40 , 2017 Nov 20
Rare Quran Manuscript Seized at Cairo Airport

Rare Quran Manuscript Seized at Cairo Airport

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A rare manuscript copy of the Holy Quran was seized at the international airport in Cairo, Egypt.
11:04 , 2017 Nov 20
Paris to Prevent Muslim Street Prayers

Paris to Prevent Muslim Street Prayers

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The French Interior minister announced on Sunday, November 19, that the authorities will stop Muslims from praying on the streets in a Paris suburb, promising to find them an alternative.
10:21 , 2017 Nov 20
Maid in UAE Cleared of Desecrating Quran

Maid in UAE Cleared of Desecrating Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A maid was cleared of mocking the Quran after allegedly putting it on the floor and sitting on it.
09:59 , 2017 Nov 20
Beautiful Quran Recitation by Philippine Visually-Impaired Qari

Beautiful Quran Recitation by Philippine Visually-Impaired Qari

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Master Shahavi Arampuni, a visually-impaired Qari from the Philippines recited verses from the Quran at a ceremony in Manila on Friday.
09:39 , 2017 Nov 20
Imam Reza (AS) Martyrdom Anniversary Mourned in Mashhad

Imam Reza (AS) Martyrdom Anniversary Mourned in Mashhad

TEHRAN (IQNA) – People from across Iran and other countries on Sunday attended ceremonies held in Mashhad to mourn the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (AS), the 8th Shia Imam.
09:21 , 2017 Nov 20
Zionist Settlers Desecrate Jonah Tomb in Occupied West Bank

Zionist Settlers Desecrate Jonah Tomb in Occupied West Bank

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hundreds of Zionist settlers stormed Jonah’s Tomb north of the southern occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), desecrating the site venerated by Jews, Christians and Muslims.
08:59 , 2017 Nov 20
Jordan to Host Int’l Conference on Quranic Miracles

Jordan to Host Int’l Conference on Quranic Miracles

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international conference is planned to be held in Amman, Jordan, to discuss “New Studies on the Quran’s Literary Miracles”.
08:26 , 2017 Nov 20
Mosque in Sweden Vandalized with Swastika Painting

Mosque in Sweden Vandalized with Swastika Painting

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mosque in Sweden was vandalized Sunday when unknown attackers painted a swastika on one of its door, according to a Muslim body head.
08:08 , 2017 Nov 20
Police in Hamilton, Canada, Take Diversity Recruiting Efforts to Mountain Mosque

Police in Hamilton, Canada, Take Diversity Recruiting Efforts to Mountain Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hamilton police will hold a second recruiting event at a local mosque next week in hopes of evolving into a force that is more representative of a diverse city.
19:17 , 2017 Nov 19
Egyptian Qari Attends Quran Recitation Session in Iraq

Egyptian Qari Attends Quran Recitation Session in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran recitation session was held in Basra, Iraq, earlier this week with a senior Egyptian Qari in attendance.
18:57 , 2017 Nov 19
Concerns Grow over Fate of 7 Bahraini Civilians Forcibly Disappeared

Concerns Grow over Fate of 7 Bahraini Civilians Forcibly Disappeared

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An independent human rights group expressed deep concern over the fate of seven people, including two minors, who have been forcibly disappeared as the ruling Al Khalifa regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
11:45 , 2017 Nov 19
Muslim Woman in India Denied Job for Wearing Hijab

Muslim Woman in India Denied Job for Wearing Hijab

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Indian social worker was denied a job at an orphanage based in the Indian capital of New Delhi because her recruiter felt that her hijab made her look "like a Muslim lady".
11:35 , 2017 Nov 19
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