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Hamas Figure Writes to Ayatollah Khamenei to Hail Iran’s Stance on Quds

Hamas Figure Writes to Ayatollah Khamenei to Hail Iran’s Stance on Quds

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A leader of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement, Ismail Haniyeh, sent a letter to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, praising Iran’s stance on Jerusalem al-Quds.
22:12 , 2018 Jan 18
One Million Rohingya Muslims in Refugee Camps in Bangladesh

One Million Rohingya Muslims in Refugee Camps in Bangladesh

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bangladesh has counted more than a million Rohingya Muslim refugees living in camps near the border with Myanmar, higher than previous estimates, the head of its registration project said Wednesday as preparations for their return got under way.
20:56 , 2018 Jan 18
IUMS Slams Crackdown on Scholars in Saudi Arabia, UAE

IUMS Slams Crackdown on Scholars in Saudi Arabia, UAE

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The International Union of Muslim Scholars called for the release of jailed scholars in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
20:35 , 2018 Jan 18
London to Recognize Anniversary of Deadly Quebec City Mosque Shooting

London to Recognize Anniversary of Deadly Quebec City Mosque Shooting

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at a mosque in Quebec City will be recognized in London, Ontario, later this month.
20:01 , 2018 Jan 18
Int'l Halal Expo Planned in Penang, Malaysia on Jan. 26

Int'l Halal Expo Planned in Penang, Malaysia on Jan. 26

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) will be held for the ninth consecutive year featuring 330 booths.
19:17 , 2018 Jan 18
Invitations Sent to 114 Countries for Iran’s Quran Contests

Invitations Sent to 114 Countries for Iran’s Quran Contests

TEHRAN (IQNA) – 114 countries have been invited to dispatch their representatives to Iran to take part in the country’s upcoming international Quran competitions, an official said.
12:28 , 2018 Jan 18
Zionist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

Zionist Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A group of Zionist settlers, escorted by military forces, stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds.
09:44 , 2018 Jan 18
Muslim County in China Bans Children from Religious Events over Break

Muslim County in China Bans Children from Religious Events over Break

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted online, as authorities step up control of religious education.
12:36 , 2018 Jan 17
US Withholds $65M Aid to UN Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees

US Withholds $65M Aid to UN Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The US will suspend $65 million in aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, the State Department announced Tuesday, two weeks after President Donald Trump’s criticism about the funding.
12:17 , 2018 Jan 17
Quran Competition for Bahraini Shias Slated for March

Quran Competition for Bahraini Shias Slated for March

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 15th edition of the Al-Dhikr ul-Hakim Quran competition for Bahrain’s Shia Muslims will be held in March.
12:00 , 2018 Jan 17
Over 5,000 Kids Killed by Saudi War on Yemen: UNICEF

Over 5,000 Kids Killed by Saudi War on Yemen: UNICEF

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 5,000 children have been killed by Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen since it began in March 2015, a report by the UN children's agency said.
11:42 , 2018 Jan 17
Lawsuits Filed against Belgium Halal Slaughter Ban

Lawsuits Filed against Belgium Halal Slaughter Ban

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Coordinating Council of Islamic Institutions in Belgium has filed a lawsuit against legislation that would see the production of halal and kosher meat banned in two Belgian regions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.
11:22 , 2018 Jan 17
Encyclopedia of Karbala Unveiled

Encyclopedia of Karbala Unveiled

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first historical-cultural encyclopedia of the holy city of Karbala was unveiled in a ceremony at “Karbala” Center for Research Studies affiliated to the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine.
11:08 , 2018 Jan 17
Leader Receives Participants in OIC Inter-Parliamentary Meeting  

Leader Receives Participants in OIC Inter-Parliamentary Meeting  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday met parliament speakers and representatives of Muslim countries attending the 13th meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
10:44 , 2018 Jan 17
Ensuring Stability, Security Main Need in Post-Daesh Iraq  

Ensuring Stability, Security Main Need in Post-Daesh Iraq  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri described ensuring stability and security as the main need in Iraq following the collapse of the so-called caliphate of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS).
10:31 , 2018 Jan 17
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