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Afghan Taliban Reject Talks with US in Pakistan

Afghan Taliban Reject Talks with US in Pakistan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government.
14:47 , 2019 Jan 19
5,000 Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain

5,000 Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain

TEHRAN (IQNA) – There are around 5,000 prisoners of conscience held in Bahrain, head of a grassroots center said.
14:17 , 2019 Jan 19
UN Chief: Myanmar ‘Too Slow’ in Allowing Rohingya Muslims Return

UN Chief: Myanmar ‘Too Slow’ in Allowing Rohingya Muslims Return

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims are living in camps in Bangladesh after they were driven out of Myanmar's northern Rakhine state during a military campaign in 2017 that the United Nations has described as ethnic cleansing.
12:34 , 2019 Jan 19
Indonesia Hosts Int’l Islamic Philosophy Conference    

Indonesia Hosts Int’l Islamic Philosophy Conference    

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international conference on Islamic philosophy was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday.
11:53 , 2019 Jan 19
Pilgrims of Imam Reza (AS) Shrine

Pilgrims of Imam Reza (AS) Shrine

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The mausoleum of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad, northeast Iran, is visited by millions of Iranian pilgrims and those from other countries every year.
11:12 , 2019 Jan 19
1st Quran Recitation Aired on Saudi Quran Radio (+Audio)

1st Quran Recitation Aired on Saudi Quran Radio (+Audio)

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Saudi Ministry of Information has released the first Quran recitation aired on the country’s Quran Radio.
09:35 , 2019 Jan 19
Athens 1st Mosque to Be Inaugurated in March: Official  

Athens 1st Mosque to Be Inaugurated in March: Official  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Greece gave a new date for the inauguration of the mosque in Athens.
09:01 , 2019 Jan 19
US-Born Iranian Journalist Unlikely to Be Released Immediately: Son

US-Born Iranian Journalist Unlikely to Be Released Immediately: Son

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court in the United States confirmed the arrest of US-born Iranian Press TV news presenter Marzieh Hashemi as a material witness in an unspecified investigation.
08:49 , 2019 Jan 19
Philippines Seeks Islamic Funding to Develop Halal Industry

Philippines Seeks Islamic Funding to Develop Halal Industry

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Philippines is pushing ahead with more development plans for the Muslim-minority south of the archipelago, the Mindanao region.
08:32 , 2019 Jan 19
Pakistani Airline to Replace Music with Quran in Hajj Flights

Pakistani Airline to Replace Music with Quran in Hajj Flights

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has banned in-flight entertainment for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims traveling to Jeddah and Medina and will only play Quranic verses and naats for them, an official of the national carrier said on Thursday.
16:29 , 2019 Jan 18
Trump’s New ‘Anti-Muslim’ Appointee Worries Civil Rights Groups

Trump’s New ‘Anti-Muslim’ Appointee Worries Civil Rights Groups

TEHRAN (IQNA) – American civil rights groups have condemned the appointment of a new deputy national security advisor who served on the board of an anti-Muslim group for nearly a decade.
15:11 , 2019 Jan 18
Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition Quran

Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Tucked away in a new exhibit on Saadiyat Island of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, lie some of the rarest manuscripts in the world.
17:01 , 2019 Jan 17
Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Brunei’s Ministry of Religious Affairs through the MABIMS Centre of Al-Quran Studies and Dissemination is holding the preliminary rounds of the annual Quran Memorization and Understanding Competition, which is divided into five categories.
15:57 , 2019 Jan 17
US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Palestinian Authority (PA) said US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled proposal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will hit a “dead end” after an Israeli TV report released what it called details of the so-called “deal of the century.”
15:31 , 2019 Jan 17
Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.
16:28 , 2019 Jan 16
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