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Pope Francis Slams Attacks in Afghanistan, Norway, Britain

Pope Francis Slams Attacks in Afghanistan, Norway, Britain

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The head of the Catholic Church decried recent deadly attacks in Afghanistan, Norway and Britain, calling violence “a defeat for everyone.”
16:28 , 2021 Oct 17
Int’l Competition in Iraq Features Quranic Story Writing

Int’l Competition in Iraq Features Quranic Story Writing

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international Quranic story writing contest was held in Iraq for female university students.
15:55 , 2021 Oct 17
Top Cleric Urges Muslims’ Presence at Al-Aqsa Mosque Tuesday

Top Cleric Urges Muslims’ Presence at Al-Aqsa Mosque Tuesday

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The imam and preacher of Al-Aqsa Mosque called on Muslims to visit the mosque in large numbers on Tuesday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
15:53 , 2021 Oct 17
Calls for Stopping Ma’rib Offensive Shows US's Connection to Daesh, Al-Qaeda

Calls for Stopping Ma’rib Offensive Shows US's Connection to Daesh, Al-Qaeda

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An official with Yemen’s Ansarullah movement said Washington’s call for halting operations in Ma’rib displays links that US has with Daesh and al-Qaeda.
15:04 , 2021 Oct 17
Ketchaoua Mosque A Witness to French Crimes against Algerians

Ketchaoua Mosque A Witness to French Crimes against Algerians

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Ketchaoua Mosque in Algeria’s capital of Algiers witnessed many crimes committed by the French colonial administration in the Arab country and stands as one of the symbols of its independence.
14:36 , 2021 Oct 17
Mashhad to Host Int’l Conf. on Global Propagation of Religion

Mashhad to Host Int’l Conf. on Global Propagation of Religion

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international conference about the global propagation of religion is set to be held in Mashhad in February.
14:33 , 2021 Oct 17
Online Quran Teaching Planned in Sweden

Online Quran Teaching Planned in Sweden

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden, plans to organize virtual courses on Quran reading and Tajweed.
13:37 , 2021 Oct 17
VIDEO: First Congregational Prayers with Full Capacity at Masjid al-Haram

VIDEO: First Congregational Prayers with Full Capacity at Masjid al-Haram

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pilgrims held the first congregational prayer with full capacity this morning after Saudi Arabia announced lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in the two Holy Mosques in Mecca and Medina.
13:30 , 2021 Oct 17
Sunni, Shia Qaris to Hold Joint Quranic Circle

Sunni, Shia Qaris to Hold Joint Quranic Circle

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The University of Religions and Denominations has organized a Quranic circle in which Shia and Sunni qaris will recite verses of the Holy Quran.
12:50 , 2021 Oct 17
Girls Attend Quranic Circle at Imam Hussain (AS) Mausoleum

Girls Attend Quranic Circle at Imam Hussain (AS) Mausoleum

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quranic circle was organized at the holy shrine of Imam Hussain (AS) in Karbala, Iraq, with the participation of female Quran memorizers from the country’s Basra Governorate.
12:48 , 2021 Oct 17
Punjab University Holding Calligraphy Contest

Punjab University Holding Calligraphy Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Punjab University of Pakistan is organizing a calligraphy competition for students on the occasion of milad-un-nabi, birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
12:46 , 2021 Oct 17
Over 5.8 Million Iranians Still Waiting for Umrah Pilgrimage

Over 5.8 Million Iranians Still Waiting for Umrah Pilgrimage

TEHRAN (IQNA) – While Saudi Arabia has resumed Umrah pilgrimage after a suspension over COVID-19 pandemic, Iranians who wish to make the spiritual journey are still waiting for a resumption of ties between Tehran and Riyadh.
12:01 , 2021 Oct 17
Mass Funeral Held for Kandahar Mosque Attack Victims  

Mass Funeral Held for Kandahar Mosque Attack Victims  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mass funeral ceremony was held on Saturday for those killed in a suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar a day earlier.
11:23 , 2021 Oct 17
Taliban Vow to Boost Security of Afghan Mosques

Taliban Vow to Boost Security of Afghan Mosques

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Following Friday’s terrorist attack against a Shia mosque in Kandahar, the Taliban announced that it would adopt measures to strengthen security of these places.
11:17 , 2021 Oct 17
Iranian Mihrab Decorated with Quran Verses on Display in Japanese Museum

Iranian Mihrab Decorated with Quran Verses on Display in Japanese Museum

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A historic Iranian mihrab which is decorated with tiles that have Quran verses on them has been installed in INAX Museum in Aichi, Japan.
10:23 , 2021 Oct 17
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