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Trump’s New ‘Anti-Muslim’ Appointee Worries Civil Rights Groups

TEHRAN (IQNA) – American civil rights groups have condemned the appointment of a new deputy national security advisor who served on the board of an anti-Muslim group for nearly a decade.

Pakistani Airline to Replace Music with Quran in Hajj Flights

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has banned in-flight entertainment for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims traveling to Jeddah and Medina and will only play Quranic verses and naats for them,...

US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Palestinian Authority (PA) said US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled proposal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will hit a “dead end” after an Israeli TV report released...

Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Brunei’s Ministry of Religious Affairs through the MABIMS Centre of Al-Quran Studies and Dissemination is holding the preliminary rounds of the annual Quran Memorization and Understanding...
Quranic Activities
Quran Manuscript on Papyrus on Display in Algeria

Quran Manuscript on Papyrus on Display in Algeria

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A manuscript copy of the Holy Quran written on Papyrus has been put on display at a festival in Algeria.
16 Jan 2019, 15:08
Political
Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.
16 Jan 2019, 16:28
Religious Activities
Religious Leaders Duty-Bound to Promote World Peace: Al-Azhar  

Religious Leaders Duty-Bound to Promote World Peace: Al-Azhar  

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Sheikh of al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb underlined the responsibility of religious leaders to work for promoting peace in the world.  
16 Jan 2019, 12:04
World
Shots Fired at Texas Mosque Spark Manhunt for Gunman

Shots Fired at Texas Mosque Spark Manhunt for Gunman

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A drive-by shooter opened fire on a mosque near Houston, striking a building and truck parked on its property, officials said Tuesday.
16 Jan 2019, 09:28
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