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Rare Quran Manuscript Seized from Smuggler in Uzbekistan

Rare Quran Manuscript Seized from Smuggler in Uzbekistan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Security forces in Uzbekistan seized a rare manuscript copy of the Quran in the country’s eastern province of Fergana.
12:44 , 2019 Oct 16
Leading French Figures Urge Action against Islamophobia

Leading French Figures Urge Action against Islamophobia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dozens of academics, artists, film directors, actors and journalists urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to condemn a far-right lawmaker who verbally attacked a Muslim woman.
11:58 , 2019 Oct 16
Post and Communications Museum in Tehran  

Post and Communications Museum in Tehran  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iranians were the first nation who launched a regular postal service known as Chapar some 2500 years ago during the Achaemenid era.
10:34 , 2019 Oct 16
Afghanistan Car Bomb Blast Kills 3, Injures 43: Official

Afghanistan Car Bomb Blast Kills 3, Injures 43: Official

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two police officers and a civilian were killed and 43 people wounded after a car bomb blast rocked Alishing district in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, the district chief said.
10:26 , 2019 Oct 16
Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire in Kashmir: India Police

Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire in Kashmir: India Police

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, two police sources said, the first since mobile phone links were restored in the region in an effort to restore normalcy after a prolonged shutdown.
10:04 , 2019 Oct 16
Quran Competition Planned in Pakistan in Muslim Unity Week

Quran Competition Planned in Pakistan in Muslim Unity Week

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in Pakistan will organize a Quran memorization and recitation competition in Karachi on the occasion of the Islamic Unity Week.
09:20 , 2019 Oct 16
Turkey May Be Responsible for War Crimes in Syria: UN

Turkey May Be Responsible for War Crimes in Syria: UN

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United Nations warned that reported summary executions of civilians in northeastern Syria carried out by Turkish-backed Takfiri terrorists could constitute a “war crime,” and that the Ankara government could be “deemed responsible.”
08:59 , 2019 Oct 16
Iraqi Forces Thwart Attack on Arbaeen Pilgrims in Baiji  

Iraqi Forces Thwart Attack on Arbaeen Pilgrims in Baiji  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Ten suicide bombers who had planned an attack targeting Arbaeen pilgrims were arrested in northern Iraq, a security source said.
17:08 , 2019 Oct 15
Turkey Detains Four Kurdish Mayors in Dawn Raids

Turkey Detains Four Kurdish Mayors in Dawn Raids

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkish police detained four mayors from a pro-Kurdish party in dawn raids, widening a crackdown since Ankara launched an incursion into northern Syria a week ago, state media and the party said on Tuesday.
16:33 , 2019 Oct 15
Fatwa Int’l Conference Opens in Egypt

Fatwa Int’l Conference Opens in Egypt

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 5th international conference on Ifta (issuing religious edicts) was launched in Egypt on Tuesday.
16:01 , 2019 Oct 15
Large Number of Pilgrims Visit ‘Bahraini Martyrs’ Exhibition in Karbala

Large Number of Pilgrims Visit ‘Bahraini Martyrs’ Exhibition in Karbala

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A large number of pilgrims have visited an exhibition about Bahraini martyrs mounted in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala.
14:26 , 2019 Oct 15
Iran Ready to Deepen Ties with Bosnia’s Muslim Community  

Iran Ready to Deepen Ties with Bosnia’s Muslim Community  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Mahmoud Heidari said the country is willing to deepen its ties with the European country’s Muslim community.
12:36 , 2019 Oct 15
Azeri Translator of Quran Dies at 77

Azeri Translator of Quran Dies at 77

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Azerbaijani scholar who did the first translation of the Quran into the Azeri language died on Monday.
11:55 , 2019 Oct 15
Holy City of Najaf Ahead of Arbaeen  

Holy City of Najaf Ahead of Arbaeen  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Millions of Shia pilgrims have travelled to Iraq from around the world to take part in the Arbaeen rituals.
10:17 , 2019 Oct 15
Islam Attaches Importance to Humanitarian Laws: Pakistani Academic

Islam Attaches Importance to Humanitarian Laws: Pakistani Academic

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Islam, as a religion, gives special importance to humanitarian laws and discusses all the prerogatives of humans in detail.
09:54 , 2019 Oct 15
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