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4,000 Mosques Ready to Reopen in Algeria

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Algeria’s Awqaf Ministry said 4,000 mosques in the country have the necessary conditions for reopening.
Malaysian Official Stresses Closure of Mosques to Curb Coronavirus Spread
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The closure of mosques and religious sites in areas affected by COVID-19 is necessary as recommended by the Health Ministry and the National Security Council (NSC), a Malaysian official said.
14:17 , 2020 Aug 09
Former Saudi Spy Placed under Heightened Security in Canada
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A former senior Saudi intelligence official who has accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of trying to have him assassinated in 2018 has been placed under heightened security after a new threat on his life, a Canadian newspaper reported.
12:25 , 2020 Aug 09
Mosque Bomber Admits to Making Explosives in Prison
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Black Country mosque bomber Pavlo Lapshyn has admitted making an explosive substance in his cell at a maximum-security jail.
11:41 , 2020 Aug 07
Coronavirus Deaths in Yemen Reach 500
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The number of people who have died in Yemen after contracting the new coronavirus has reached 500, according to a Reuters tally, although aid organizations say the death toll is probably much higher.
17:55 , 2020 Aug 04
Limited Hajj Hits Somalia's Economy
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca is a time for celebration, not least among Somalia's livestock herders and traders who export millions of livestock to feed pilgrims.
12:41 , 2020 Aug 01
Kashmir Domicile Law Raises Fears of Losing Land, Culture
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At 75 years old, Zareef Ahmad Zareef has been witness to several major events that have shaped Kashmir - for the worse, he says - since it became part of India in 1947.
14:43 , 2020 Jul 28
Missing Rohingya Refugees Found Alive on Malaysian Islet
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Twenty-six Rohingya refugees, who had been feared drowned while trying to swim ashore on the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, were found alive hiding in the bushes on a nearby islet, a senior coastguard official said Monday.
14:48 , 2020 Jul 27
Austrian Govt. to Launch Muslim Profiling Scheme
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The center-right People's Party (OVP) and Green Party government in Austria is preparing to institute a controversial surveillance program on Muslims in the country in a supposed bid to fight against so-called "political Islam."
21:47 , 2020 Jul 20
Construction Projects Launched in Karbala to Facilitate Pilgrims’ Travels
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s Prime Minister traveled to Karbala province on Tuesday to inaugurate several construction projects in the province.
08:44 , 2020 Jul 15
Sudan Declares Emergency in Darfur Region
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sudan declared a state of emergency in the conflict-ridden western region of Darfur after violence and unrest in two towns, state news agency SUNA said.
12:50 , 2020 Jul 14
Pope Francis Says Is ‘Very Pained’ by Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Decision
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pope Francis said on Sunday he was hurt by Turkey's decision to again make Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum a mosque, the latest religious leader to condemn the move.
16:27 , 2020 Jul 12
Bosnian Serb Govt Indoctrinating Kids over Srebrenica Genocide: UN
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Bosnian Serb government is indoctrinating children with denials of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica of 8,000 Muslim men and boys, and wrecking attempts at reconciliation, the head of a UN court said in an interview.
17:49 , 2020 Jul 08