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Algerian PM Stresses Preventive Measures after Reopening of Mosques

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad Tuesday stressed the need to follow preventive measures against COVID-19 after the reopening of mosques in coming days.
Coronavirus Deaths in Yemen Reach 500
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The number of people who have died in Yemen after contracting the new coronavirus has reached 500, according to a Reuters tally, although aid organizations say the death toll is probably much higher.
17:55 , 2020 Aug 04
Limited Hajj Hits Somalia's Economy
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca is a time for celebration, not least among Somalia's livestock herders and traders who export millions of livestock to feed pilgrims.
12:41 , 2020 Aug 01
Kashmir Domicile Law Raises Fears of Losing Land, Culture
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At 75 years old, Zareef Ahmad Zareef has been witness to several major events that have shaped Kashmir - for the worse, he says - since it became part of India in 1947.
14:43 , 2020 Jul 28
Missing Rohingya Refugees Found Alive on Malaysian Islet
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Twenty-six Rohingya refugees, who had been feared drowned while trying to swim ashore on the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, were found alive hiding in the bushes on a nearby islet, a senior coastguard official said Monday.
14:48 , 2020 Jul 27
Austrian Govt. to Launch Muslim Profiling Scheme
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The center-right People's Party (OVP) and Green Party government in Austria is preparing to institute a controversial surveillance program on Muslims in the country in a supposed bid to fight against so-called "political Islam."
21:47 , 2020 Jul 20
Construction Projects Launched in Karbala to Facilitate Pilgrims’ Travels
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s Prime Minister traveled to Karbala province on Tuesday to inaugurate several construction projects in the province.
08:44 , 2020 Jul 15
Sudan Declares Emergency in Darfur Region
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sudan declared a state of emergency in the conflict-ridden western region of Darfur after violence and unrest in two towns, state news agency SUNA said.
12:50 , 2020 Jul 14
Pope Francis Says Is ‘Very Pained’ by Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Decision
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pope Francis said on Sunday he was hurt by Turkey's decision to again make Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum a mosque, the latest religious leader to condemn the move.
16:27 , 2020 Jul 12
Bosnian Serb Govt Indoctrinating Kids over Srebrenica Genocide: UN
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Bosnian Serb government is indoctrinating children with denials of the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica of 8,000 Muslim men and boys, and wrecking attempts at reconciliation, the head of a UN court said in an interview.
17:49 , 2020 Jul 08
Al-Azhar Imam, Archbishop of Canterbury Hold Virtual Meeting
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, Ahmed el-Tayeb, discussed with Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, ways of developing their ties and reinforcing their dialogue, in addition to several topics of mutual concern.
15:16 , 2020 Jul 08
Anti-Racism Protesters Chant Allahu Akbar in US (+Video)
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Participants in a rally held in protest at racism in the US chanted Allahu Akbar (God is great).
14:37 , 2020 Jul 08
Algeria Awaits Apology from France for Colonialism
TEHRAN (IQNA) –Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said, expressing hope that Emmanuel Macron would build on recent conciliatory overtures.
15:05 , 2020 Jul 05