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Human Rights Commission Backs Call to Shut Down Christchurch Mosque Attacks Film

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Human Rights Commission has backed members of New Zealand’s Muslim community calling for a film in development about the aftermath of the Christchurch Mosque attacks not to go ahead.
Social Media Users Hail Erdogan’s Choice of Translator in Biden Meeting  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s move to choose a hijab-wearing interpreter in his recent meeting with US President Joe Biden has been praised by many social media users.   
15:03 , 2021 Jun 22
Saudi Shoura Vote on Not Closing Shops during Prayer Times Postponed  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council postponed a vote, which was scheduled for Monday on a recommendation that commercial establishments should not be obliged any more to close down during prayer timings, according to a local newspaper.
14:28 , 2021 Jun 22
Settlers Backed by Israeli Forces Storm Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds backed up by heavily armed forces.
16:53 , 2021 Jun 20
Palestinian Authority Rejects COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Palestinian Authority said Friday it cancelled a swap deal that would have seen Israel provide it with one million COVID-19 jabs, as the doses were "about to expire".
14:02 , 2021 Jun 19
France’s Paul Pogba Removes Alcoholic Drink during Press Conference  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Paul Pogba removed a bottle of alcoholic drink that had been placed in front of him to advertise the beverage sponsor.
16:45 , 2021 Jun 16
Two School Pupils Suspended in England After Desecrating Quran
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two secondary school pupils in England were suspended after 'ripping up the Quran' in front of other students, after they brought copies of the Islamic holy book to school.
15:21 , 2021 Jun 15
Turkey’s Cavusoglu Visits Athens after Anger over Muslim Comments
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkey's foreign minister was scheduled to meet the Greek prime minister and foreign minister on Monday, a day after raising tension in Athens with comments on the country's Muslim minority.
14:29 , 2021 May 31
Two Million Historical Works Available on Qatar Digital Library
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The National Library of Qatar announced that about 2,000,000 historical documents, maps, photos and rare manuscripts of the Middle East have been made available on the website of the country’s digital library.
13:37 , 2021 May 31
Malaysia to Launch Palestine Support Fund
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Malaysian Minister of Religious Affairs Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri said Kuala Laumpur plans to launch a fund for supporting the Palestinian nation.
16:27 , 2021 May 29
Activists Want UN to Recognize Killing of Shias in Afghanistan as Genocide
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some cultural bodies and rights activists in Afghanistan want the UN to officially recognize the killing of Shia people in relentless attacks in recent years as genocide.
14:07 , 2021 May 19
Turkish Red Crescent Raises $7M for Palestinians
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Turkish Red Crescent collected nearly $7.2 million (about 60 million Turkish liras) for Palestinians under Israeli attack.
17:52 , 2021 May 17
Malaysia PM Reiterates Support for Palestine
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia will continue to make bilateral contributions towards Palestine in addition to making contributions to other international bodies to help its people who have been oppressed by the Israeli regime, the Southeast Asian country’s prime minister said.
15:04 , 2021 May 15