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Winners of Int’l Arbaeen Award Announced

Winners of Int’l Arbaeen Award Announced

TEHRAN (IQNA) – In a ceremony held in Tehran on Tuesday, winners of the 4th International Arbaeen Award were announced and awarded.
16:10 , 2018 Oct 23
Millions of Yemenis in Need of Urgent Food Aid: UN

Millions of Yemenis in Need of Urgent Food Aid: UN

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United Nations humanitarian chief said the war on Yemen has left as many as 8.4 million people in the Arab world’s already poorest nation in need of urgent food aid.
15:34 , 2018 Oct 23
‘Africa’s First Mosque’ in Ethiopia Renovated

‘Africa’s First Mosque’ in Ethiopia Renovated

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Located in the town of Wuqro, 790 kilometers (over 490 miles) north of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, Al-Nejashi is said to be the first mosque in Africa.
14:50 , 2018 Oct 23
Terrorists Seeking to Harm Arbaeen Pilgrims Arrested in SW Iran  

Terrorists Seeking to Harm Arbaeen Pilgrims Arrested in SW Iran  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s intelligence minister said three terrorist teams seeking to attack Arbaeen pilgrims have been smashed in Khuzestan province, southwest of the country.  
13:58 , 2018 Oct 23
France's Ban on Islamic Veil Violates Human Rights: UN Rights Panel

France's Ban on Islamic Veil Violates Human Rights: UN Rights Panel

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The UN Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France’s ban on the niqab, the full-body Islamic veil, was a violation of human rights.
13:21 , 2018 Oct 23
Cleric Warns against Reemergence of Daesh

Cleric Warns against Reemergence of Daesh

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Representative of Iraq’s top Shia cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Karbala warned against a return of the Daesh terrorist group.
12:58 , 2018 Oct 23
Over 1.6 Million Iranians Register for Arbaeen Pilgrimage

Over 1.6 Million Iranians Register for Arbaeen Pilgrimage

TEHRAN (IQNA) – With a week to go before Arbaeen, official said some 1.65 million Iranians have registered for taking part in the annual Arbaeen pilgrimage.
12:18 , 2018 Oct 23
Police Investigating Islamophobic Hate Crime in Ontario, Canada

Police Investigating Islamophobic Hate Crime in Ontario, Canada

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Police in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, are searching for two suspects after a mosque on Greenwich Street was vandalized with hateful graffiti on Sunday.
11:33 , 2018 Oct 23
Tajweed Conference Planned in Russia

Tajweed Conference Planned in Russia

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The second edition of a national conference on the science of Tajweed in Russia is planned to be held in the southwestern city of Saratov on October 28.
11:05 , 2018 Oct 23
Ottawa Ready to Halt Arms Exports to Riyadh

Ottawa Ready to Halt Arms Exports to Riyadh

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Ottawa is ready to halt a $13 billion arms deal with Riyadh if it concludes the weapons have been misused.
10:31 , 2018 Oct 23
Quranic Center for Kids to Open in Shia Region of Saudi Arabia

Quranic Center for Kids to Open in Shia Region of Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A specialized Quran memorization center for children under the age of 7 is planned to be established in majority Shia region of Al-Ahsa in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province.
21:04 , 2018 Oct 22
Documentary on Arbaeen to Air on Friday

Documentary on Arbaeen to Air on Friday

TEHRAN (IQNA) – With the Arbaeen approaching, Press TV plans to air a documentary featuring the huge gathering of people from around the world in Karbala on the religious occasion.
16:14 , 2018 Oct 22
Rohingya Muslims’ Return to Myanmar Could Start in Early 2019

Rohingya Muslims’ Return to Myanmar Could Start in Early 2019

TEHRAN (IQNA) – After previous setbacks, Asean is coordinating efforts to send home one million Rohingya Muslims who are currently seeking shelter in Bangladesh by early next year.
15:18 , 2018 Oct 22
Arbaeen Quranic Booths Start Activities in Iraq

Arbaeen Quranic Booths Start Activities in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – With the beginning of the arrival of pilgrims, Arbaeen Quranic booths started their activities in Iraq’s Basra governorate, across the Shalamcheh border crossing in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan.
14:14 , 2018 Oct 22
Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian in West Bank

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who they claim attempted to attack one of them with a knife in the occupied West Bank.
12:38 , 2018 Oct 22
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