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US Military Convoy Hit by Bomb near Taji Base North of Baghdad

US Military Convoy Hit by Bomb near Taji Base North of Baghdad

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An explosive device hit a US-led military convoy near the Taji base north of Iraq's capital Baghdad.
16:58 , 2020 Aug 11
Facebook Refuses to Share Evidence of Myanmar Crimes against Rohingya Muslims

Facebook Refuses to Share Evidence of Myanmar Crimes against Rohingya Muslims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The head of a UN investigative body on Myanmar said Facebook has not released evidence of “serious international crimes”, despite vowing to work with investigators looking into abuses in the country including against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
16:22 , 2020 Aug 11
Al-Azhar Offers Condolences over Death of IIFA Secretary  

Al-Azhar Offers Condolences over Death of IIFA Secretary  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Al-Azhar Islamic Center issued a statement expressing condolences over the death of Abdul Salam al-Abadi, Secretary of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA).
15:36 , 2020 Aug 11
Holy Shrine of Imam Khadim (AS) in Kadhimayn

Holy Shrine of Imam Khadim (AS) in Kadhimayn

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Monday marked the anniversary of birthday of Imam Musa al-Kadhim (AS), the 7th Shia Imam.
15:06 , 2020 Aug 11
Rare Footage of Quran Recitation by Abdul Basit  

Rare Footage of Quran Recitation by Abdul Basit  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A rare video footage has been recently shared in social media of Quran recitation by late Egyptian master Abdul Basit Abdul Samad.
14:31 , 2020 Aug 11
Wedding Ceremony at Pink Mosque

Wedding Ceremony at Pink Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A German citizen who has recently converted to Islam held his wedding ceremony on Eid al-Ghadir at the Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque.
14:02 , 2020 Aug 11
UN to Support Lebanon in 'Every Possible Way'

UN to Support Lebanon in 'Every Possible Way'

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The UN on Monday voiced “total” solidarity with Lebanon, saying it will continue to support the country “in every possible way” following massive explosions that struck the Beirut port last week.
12:49 , 2020 Aug 11
Black Flag Ceremony to Be Held without Crowds

Black Flag Ceremony to Be Held without Crowds

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A traditional ceremony to raise a black flag on top of the dome of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, will be organized without the presence of crowds unlike previous years.
12:08 , 2020 Aug 11
Iraq Records Highest Daily Coronavirus Infections

Iraq Records Highest Daily Coronavirus Infections

TEHRAN (IQNA) – With 3,484 new coronavirus cases, Iraq on Monday reported the highest-ever daily COVID-19 infections, according to the Health Ministry.
11:28 , 2020 Aug 11
Woman Sentenced to Six Months for Quran Desecration Flees Tunisia

Woman Sentenced to Six Months for Quran Desecration Flees Tunisia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Tunisian blogger sentenced to six months in prison for desecrating the Quran has fled the country.
10:49 , 2020 Aug 11
Pakistani Court Seeks Report on Song Shoot at Mosque

Pakistani Court Seeks Report on Song Shoot at Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday sought a report from Akbari Gate police station on an application seeking registration of a criminal case against actor Saba Qamar, singer Bilal Saeed and others for shooting a song video in historic Masjid Wazir Khan.
10:00 , 2020 Aug 11
Hezbollah, Amal Urge People to Hold Muharram Mourning Rituals at Home

Hezbollah, Amal Urge People to Hold Muharram Mourning Rituals at Home

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Lebanese resistance movements Hezbollah and Amal called on the Arab country’s Shia Muslims to hold mourning rituals in Muharram at home.
09:33 , 2020 Aug 11
Exam for Selecting Al-Azhar Quran Memorizers Begins in Egypt

Exam for Selecting Al-Azhar Quran Memorizers Begins in Egypt

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An examination has been organized for those wishing to be Quran memorizers at the centers affiliated to Egypt’s Al-Azhar University.
09:03 , 2020 Aug 11
Lebanon's Diab Cabinet Steps Down

Lebanon's Diab Cabinet Steps Down

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The daily pounding of popular protests and political bickering since the Beirut port blast culminated with the surrender of a five-month-old cabinet.
08:41 , 2020 Aug 11
Expert: Halal Tourism to Make Strides amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Expert: Halal Tourism to Make Strides amid Coronavirus Pandemic

TEHRAN (IQNA) – With the pandemic looming over vacationers, there has been growing interest in halal tourism which offers greater privacy, an international tour operator said.
17:36 , 2020 Aug 10
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