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Prominent Egyptian Qari Passes Away

Prominent Egyptian Qari Passes Away

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sheikh Mahmoud Ismail Sharif, a renowned Egyptian Quran reciter, died at the age of 75.
10:51 , 2018 Aug 16
Israel Whitewashing Deadly 2014 Attack on Gaza: Rights Group

Israel Whitewashing Deadly 2014 Attack on Gaza: Rights Group

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A leading human rights group accused Israel of ignoring and covering up criminal activity in its investigations after the Tel Aviv regime clears its troops of any wrongdoing in an attack that claimed the lives of scores of Palestinians during the devastating 2014 Gaza war.
09:32 , 2018 Aug 16
Saudi Soldiers Killed in Yemeni Retaliatory Attack

Saudi Soldiers Killed in Yemeni Retaliatory Attack

TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least three Saudi soldiers were killed when Yemeni army soldiers and allied fighters from Popular Committees launched an attack against a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan as they continued their retaliatory raids against Riyadh regime’s aerial bombardment campaign.
22:27 , 2018 Aug 14
Non-Arab Teenage Girls Who Can Recite Quran Flawlessly

Non-Arab Teenage Girls Who Can Recite Quran Flawlessly

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Surrounded by girls almost twice her age, Hanan Saleem, 7, recites the Quran flawlessly.
22:10 , 2018 Aug 14
‘Imam Ali (AS), Voice of Human Justice’ Seminar Planned in Sweden

‘Imam Ali (AS), Voice of Human Justice’ Seminar Planned in Sweden

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A book titled “Imam Ali (AS); The Voice of Human Justice” by George Jordac, a Christian author, will be the theme of a seminar to be held at the Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden.
10:03 , 2018 Aug 13
Intense Fighting in Afghan City of Ghazni as Taliban Presses

Intense Fighting in Afghan City of Ghazni as Taliban Presses

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Taliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday and were threatening to seize control of the city, with the main highway now heavily mined, local lawmakers and residents said.
17:20 , 2018 Aug 12
Ummah Group Holds Religious Programs in English

Ummah Group Holds Religious Programs in English

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Ummah Group, is a religious group that organizes religious speeches in English here in the Iranian capital.
16:48 , 2018 Aug 12
34 Quran Experts Referee Iran Nat’l Quran Contest

34 Quran Experts Referee Iran Nat’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A total of 34 Quran experts have been selected to serve in the panels of judges of Iran’s 41st national Quran competition.
15:49 , 2018 Aug 12
Life in Water

Life in Water

“Allah created everything that walks from water. Some creep upon their bellies, others walk on two feet, and others walk on four. Allah creates whatever He will. Allah is Powerful over everything.” Holy Quran: 24:45
15:03 , 2018 Aug 12
Saudi Side Agrees to New Yemen Talks amid Backlashes

Saudi Side Agrees to New Yemen Talks amid Backlashes

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The UN special envoy to Yemen said warring sides in the most impoverished Arab nation will meet in Geneva next month to discuss a transitional governance deal.
14:15 , 2018 Aug 12
Quranic Circles Held for Hajj Pilgrims in Medina

Quranic Circles Held for Hajj Pilgrims in Medina

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 86000 Hajj pilgrims attended 245 Quranic circles held in the past few weeks at different halls of the Nabawi Mosque (The Prophet's Mosque) in the holy city of Medina.
13:51 , 2018 Aug 12
Gap Ad Featuring Hijab Receives Mixed Reactions

Gap Ad Featuring Hijab Receives Mixed Reactions

TEHRAN (IQNA) – US clothing retailer Gap’s advertising campaign for its back to school fashion line has drawn widespread criticism for including a girl wearing hijab.
15:14 , 2018 Aug 11
Egyptian Teacher Translates Quran into Sign Language

Egyptian Teacher Translates Quran into Sign Language

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Egyptian teacher and entrepreneur has translated the Quran into Arabic sign language to help the hearing-impaired.
14:49 , 2018 Aug 11
Thousands Protest Demolition of Mosque in China in Rare Moment of Defiance

Thousands Protest Demolition of Mosque in China in Rare Moment of Defiance

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its planned demolition in a rare public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced in the country.
13:27 , 2018 Aug 11
Iran Pursuing Case of 2015 Crane Collapse Accident in Mecca

Iran Pursuing Case of 2015 Crane Collapse Accident in Mecca

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Iranian Hajj official said the country has given the names of Iranian victims of a 2015 crane collapse accident in Mecca to Saudi authorities and is waiting for them to take the required measures.
12:44 , 2018 Aug 11
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