Abaya Ban ‘Directly Targeting Islam’, Forcing Muslims to Bow to Secular Demands: Canadian Analyst

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A controversial ban that bars Muslim students in French schools from wearing abaya is “directly targeting Islam” and forcing them to bow to the French secular demands, a Canadian analyst says.
Expert Points to ‘Political Dimension’ of French Abaya Ban
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A professor of French history and politics says the recent abaya ban introduced in France has a “political dimension,” pointing to the rivalry between the left and the right wings.
12:45 , 2023 Sep 25
An Architectural Wonder: Imam Reza Holy Shrine Is A Masterpiece
MASHHAD (IQNA) – I close my eyes and in front of me I see a magnificent shrine shining gloriously as the dusk is falling, with a gentle touch of a cool breeze on my face and a refreshing smell in the air that calms my soul.
10:30 , 2023 Sep 16
‘Glimmer of Hope’: Mirwaiz's Release Offers A Chance for Peace in Kashmir
SRINAGAR (IQNA) – After years under house confinement, India releases a leading Kashmiri Muslim preacher.
15:35 , 2023 Sep 23
UNGA's Role in Confronting Quran Desecration
NEW YORK (IQNA) – In a world that strives for peace and understanding, acts of Quran desecration and anti-Islam sentiments are a stark reminder of the challenges we still face.
15:20 , 2023 Sep 18
Normalization A Cover for Netanyahu's Authoritarian, Expansionist Agenda: Analyst
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An American political commentator says the Arab-Israeli normalization and relocation of embassies to the occupied al-Quds are a cover for Netanyahu’s “authoritarian” and expansionist agenda.
08:56 , 2023 Sep 13
Four Key Takeaways from Arbaeen
KARBALA (IQNA) – There are many lessons that one can draw from the Arbaeen procession as millions of devotees are walking on foot in harmony towards Karbala. 
09:13 , 2023 Sep 05
9/11 Made World Aware of Threat of Terrorism: American Scholar
WASHINGTON, DC (IQNA) – An American professor says the 9/11 attacks served as a reminder to the global community that the threat of “terrorism on a massive and lethal scale” demanded “serious” attention by everyone.
09:07 , 2023 Sep 12
Arbaeen: Moukebs Give Stellar Performance
KARBALA (IQNA) – As millions of pilgrims have set off for the trek to the third Shia Imam Shrine in Karbala for yet another year, thousands of Moukebs are providing them with free services including food and accommodation along the way.
07:34 , 2023 Sep 04
Netanyahu's Coalition Seeks Judicial Reform to Pave Way for West Bank Annexation: Academic
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Israeli far-right cabinet wants eyes annexation of the occupied West Bank by pushing for ratification of the so-called judicial overhaul plan, an American professor believes. 
12:07 , 2023 Sep 03
Arbaeen Can Inspire Global Change, UK Expert Says
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual Arbaeen procession could serve as a prelude to a complete global transformation if the devotees of Imam Hussein (AS) across the globe get their act together and turn into a “real force” to change the status of the world order, a British Islamic expert says.
08:36 , 2023 Sep 01
Fear, Lack of Understanding behind Quran Desecrations in Europe: American Scholar
WASHINGTON, DC (IQNA) – Fear and lack of understanding of both the religion and the socio-economic dynamics in Europe seem to be the basic reason behind desecrations of the Quran in Europe, an American scholar said.
06:24 , 2023 Aug 30