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Iraqis Celebrate Anniversary of Victory over Daesh

Iraqis Celebrate Anniversary of Victory over Daesh

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its victory over the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks.
15:18 , 2018 Dec 10
Kufa University Forum Discussing ‘Najaf’s Role in Preserving Arabic

Kufa University Forum Discussing ‘Najaf’s Role in Preserving Arabic

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international forum on the role of the holy city of Najaf on preservation of the Arabic language started at the University of Kufa on December 9.
14:27 , 2018 Dec 10
Twitter CEO Under Fire for Ignoring Plight of Rohingya Muslims  

Twitter CEO Under Fire for Ignoring Plight of Rohingya Muslims  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The CEO of Twitter has faced fierce criticism for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination in a series of tweets despite hundreds of thousands of Muslim refugees fleeing human rights abuses that the UN says amounts to genocide.
13:17 , 2018 Dec 10
Family in Hyderabad, India, Engraving Quran Verses on Iron Plaques

Family in Hyderabad, India, Engraving Quran Verses on Iron Plaques

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A family Hyderabad, the capital of southern India's Telangana state, is engaged in the fascinating and painstaking task of engraving the Holy Quran on iron plaques.
12:15 , 2018 Dec 10
Egypt to Host Int’l Conference on Religious Coexistence

Egypt to Host Int’l Conference on Religious Coexistence

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Al-Azhar Islamic Center in Egypt plans to organize an international conference eon peaceful coexistence among followers of different faiths.
11:58 , 2018 Dec 10
Quranic Session at Ahvaz University

Quranic Session at Ahvaz University

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Jondi-Shapur University of Medical Sciences in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz hosted a Quran recitation session on the weekend.
11:25 , 2018 Dec 10
Quran, Etrat, Prayers Week in Iranian Schools    

Quran, Etrat, Prayers Week in Iranian Schools    

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Schools across Iran started observing a Week of honoring the Quran, Etrat (household of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)), and prayers.
10:37 , 2018 Dec 10
Jordan PM Cancels Circular on Loudspeakers Use in Mosques

Jordan PM Cancels Circular on Loudspeakers Use in Mosques

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Jordanian government on Sunday said Prime Minister Omar Razzaz has given his instructions to cancel a circular issued by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs concerning the use of loudspeakers on minarets of mosques.
10:17 , 2018 Dec 10
Hindus Rally in New Delhi to Call for Building Temple at Ruins of Babri Masjid

Hindus Rally in New Delhi to Call for Building Temple at Ruins of Babri Masjid

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thousands of Hindu monks and activists linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party gathered in Indian capital New Delhi Sunday to urge the government to build a temple at the former site of a 16th century mosque in Ayodhya.
09:30 , 2018 Dec 10
Quran Contest for Kids Held in Jakarta

Quran Contest for Kids Held in Jakarta

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran competition for children and teenagers was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, earlier this week.
09:03 , 2018 Dec 10
Ansarullah Movement Says Open to More Talks   

Ansarullah Movement Says Open to More Talks   

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said it is open for more talks with representatives of the country’s former Saudi Arabia-backed government if underway negotiations in Sweden make progress.
08:45 , 2018 Dec 10
Large Number of Muslim Women to Go to Hajj without 'Mehram'  

Large Number of Muslim Women to Go to Hajj without 'Mehram'  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A large number of Muslim women are likely to go to Hajj without 'Mehram' (male companion) next year, India’s Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Sunday.
15:20 , 2018 Dec 09
Najaf Hosting Quran Contest for Iraqi Women

Najaf Hosting Quran Contest for Iraqi Women

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The second edition of a national Quran competition for women is underway in Iraq’s southern city of Najaf.
14:29 , 2018 Dec 09
Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish House in Quds

Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish House in Quds

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli authorities on Saturday forced a Palestinian family to demolish its own house in occupied East Jerusalem (Quds), the family members said.
12:49 , 2018 Dec 09
Movahedi Representing Iran in Tunisia Quran Contest

Movahedi Representing Iran in Tunisia Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mohammad Hassan Movahedi is in Tunisia to compete for Iran in the North African country’s 16th international Quran competition.
12:07 , 2018 Dec 09
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