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More than 60 Dead in Blast at Afghanistan Mosque

More than 60 Dead in Blast at Afghanistan Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least 62 people were killed Friday and dozens more injured in a blast at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan.
18:16 , 2019 Oct 18
New Zealand to Trial Armed Police Patrols after Christchurch Mosque Shootings

New Zealand to Trial Armed Police Patrols after Christchurch Mosque Shootings

TEHRAN (IQNA) – New Zealand officials said on Friday armed police will patrol parts of the country in a trial project following heightened security concerns after a mass shooting in Christchurch in March that killed 51 people.
18:06 , 2019 Oct 18
World’s Largest Religious Gathering Underway in Karbala for Arbaeen

World’s Largest Religious Gathering Underway in Karbala for Arbaeen

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Millions of pilgrims, including a record number of Iranians, have gathered in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to commemorate Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.
13:38 , 2019 Oct 18
Cultural Group Promoting Ashura Culture in Poland

Cultural Group Promoting Ashura Culture in Poland

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Iranian cultural-arts group named “Hoomehr” will hold special ritual programs in Poland on the occasion of Arbaeen.
08:31 , 2019 Oct 18
Syria Will Respond to Turkish Invasion: Assad

Syria Will Respond to Turkish Invasion: Assad

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the Damascus government will respond through all legitimate means available to the ongoing ground offensive by Turkish soldiers and allied Takfiri militants against Kurdish forces in northern Syria.
08:04 , 2019 Oct 18
Quran Contest Held for 220 Libyan Kids

Quran Contest Held for 220 Libyan Kids

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran competition was recently held in Libya for kids under the age of 10.
11:21 , 2019 Oct 17
Bus Crash in Medina Leaves 35 Pilgrims Dead

Bus Crash in Medina Leaves 35 Pilgrims Dead

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in the holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday.
11:10 , 2019 Oct 17
India's Court Ends Hearings in Babri Mosque Dispute

India's Court Ends Hearings in Babri Mosque Dispute

TEHRAN (IQNA) – India's top court ended hearings to settle a land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus over plans to build a Hindu temple on a site in northern India where Hindu hardliners demolished a 16th-century mosque in 1992, sparking deadly violence.
16:56 , 2019 Oct 16
Quran Interpretation Sessions Planned in Netherlands

Quran Interpretation Sessions Planned in Netherlands

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A series of Quranic sessions on the interpretation of Surah Al-Rahman will be organized by the Dar-ol-Quran Center of Al-Kawthar Cultural Institute in The Hague, the Netherlands.
14:58 , 2019 Oct 16
Medical Teams from 10 Countries Serving Arbaeen Pilgrims

Medical Teams from 10 Countries Serving Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Volunteer teams from ten countries are providing free medical services to Arbaeen pilgrims, an Iraqi official said.
14:12 , 2019 Oct 16
Rare Quran Manuscript Seized from Smuggler in Uzbekistan

Rare Quran Manuscript Seized from Smuggler in Uzbekistan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Security forces in Uzbekistan seized a rare manuscript copy of the Quran in the country’s eastern province of Fergana.
12:44 , 2019 Oct 16
Leading French Figures Urge Action against Islamophobia

Leading French Figures Urge Action against Islamophobia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dozens of academics, artists, film directors, actors and journalists urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to condemn a far-right lawmaker who verbally attacked a Muslim woman.
11:58 , 2019 Oct 16
Post and Communications Museum in Tehran  

Post and Communications Museum in Tehran  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iranians were the first nation who launched a regular postal service known as Chapar some 2500 years ago during the Achaemenid era.
10:34 , 2019 Oct 16
Afghanistan Car Bomb Blast Kills 3, Injures 43: Official

Afghanistan Car Bomb Blast Kills 3, Injures 43: Official

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two police officers and a civilian were killed and 43 people wounded after a car bomb blast rocked Alishing district in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, the district chief said.
10:26 , 2019 Oct 16
Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire in Kashmir: India Police

Militants, Security Forces Exchange Fire in Kashmir: India Police

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, two police sources said, the first since mobile phone links were restored in the region in an effort to restore normalcy after a prolonged shutdown.
10:04 , 2019 Oct 16
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