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Former Church in Hamburg Becomes Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – In a ceremony on Wednesday, a mosque will be inaugurated in a building in Hamburg, Germany, that was used as a church for years.
Turkey Detains 39 on Suspected Gulen Links
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkish authorities detained 33 soldiers and six others for suspected links to the network of a US-based cleric Ankara says orchestrated the 2016 attempted coup, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday.
11:43 , 2018 Sep 26
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Leader Sentenced to Life
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court in Egypt on Sunday sentenced Mohamed Badie, the leader of Muslim Brotherhood, to life in prison.
15:23 , 2018 Sep 23
Florida Man Suspected of Planning Mosque Shooting Gets 5 Years in Jail
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A 70-year-old man suspected of planning to carry out a mass shooting at a Jacksonville mosque in the US state of Florida was sentenced Monday to prison for an unrelated charge.
12:18 , 2018 Sep 18
Construction of ‘Ram Temple’ to Begin before 2019 Elections: India’s BJP MP
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Ram Janambhoomi Nyas president Ram Vilas Vedanti on Sunday claimed that the construction of Ram temple will begin before the 2019 general elections in India.
14:04 , 2018 Sep 17
Malaysia Expecting 10% Rise in Halal Exports
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is expecting an increase of 10 per cent in halal exports this year from RM45 billion in 2017.
12:32 , 2018 Aug 27
Afghan President Rejects Security Officials’ Resignations  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani rejected on Sunday resignations tendered a day earlier by three senior security officials, the government said.
13:28 , 2018 Aug 26
Iraqi Passenger Plane in Damascus, 1st in 7 Years
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Iraqi passenger jet was expected to arrive at the Damascus international airport on Monday.
08:59 , 2018 Aug 21
Bahrain to Sack Foreign Prayer Leaders, Muezzins
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs has announced a plan to replace foreign prayer leaders and muezzins with Bahraini nationals.
16:01 , 2018 Aug 08
Sri Lanka Buddhist Monk Accused of Inciting Anti-Muslim Violence Gets 6 Years' Jail
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday handed a six-year jail term to a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims, holding him guilty of contempt just months after he was convicted of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist.
14:29 , 2018 Aug 08
Panel Formed in Malaysia to Review Islamic Federal Institutions
TEHARN (IQNA) – The Malay Rulers have assented to the establishment of a panel to review and improve the administration of Islamic institutions in Malaysia at the federal level.
12:35 , 2018 Jul 30
Iraqi Commander Denies Reports about Attack on Mosque West of Nineveh
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s Nineveh Operations Command denied news circulated by media outlets over assaulting a mosque in Tal Afar town, west of Nineveh, describing this as an attempt “to ignite the sectarian strife” among Iraqis.
13:19 , 2018 Jul 18
UN Says Rohingya Muslims Can’t Go Home Safely Any Time Soon
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Among refugee advocates there has been a growing concern that recent agreements among regional governments and the United Nations on a framework for mitigating the Rohingya crisis could prompt at least some of the million-plus people who have fled the deadly military pogrom in Myanmar to consider risking a return to try to rebuild their lives.
16:23 , 2018 Jul 16