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Michigan Cemetery Shutting Out Muslims from Graves They Already Purchased

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than two dozen religious, political and community leaders gathered Friday morning, before noon prayer at the American Moslem Society mosque in Dearborn, US state of Michigan, to call attention to a legal fight with nearby Woodmere Cemetery.
Timurid-Era Quran Copy to Be Auctioned in London
TEHRAN (IQNA) – British auction house Christie’s plans to hold an auction of Islamic and oriental arts later this month.
13:27 , 2020 Jun 14
‘Most Beautiful Letter to Imam Khomeini’ Contest Planned in Lebanon
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in Lebanon plans to hold a letter writing competition named “The Most Beautiful Letter to Imam Khomeini (RA)”.
14:59 , 2020 Jun 10
Saudi Arabia Closes 39 Mosques again to Prevent Spread of COVID-19
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi authorities have closed down 39 mosques in the Kingdom after coronavirus infections were suspected among worshippers or those in charge of the sites, state-media reported.
17:33 , 2020 Jun 07
Coronavirus Victims Fill Muslim Cemeteries in France
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The closure of France’s borders with some African countries due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created problems regarding the burial of deceased Muslims of North African origin.
14:33 , 2020 May 19
Virginia Islamic Center Distributes Free Meals in Ramadan (+Video)  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia, distributes free meals among those in need during the holy month of Ramadan.
16:59 , 2020 May 06
Online Hijab Expo Planned in Iran
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The first online Hijab and Ifaf Exhibition will be launched in Iran on Saturday, an official said.
15:11 , 2020 May 06
Muslim Community in Irving, Texas, Distributing Meals to Medical, School, Police Staff
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Donations from 20 primarily Muslim organizations in Irving, Texas, are funding 1,500 meals for Irving ISD, the Irving police department and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center this week.
12:43 , 2020 May 06
Medics Isolated from Families Have Lonely Ramadan in Morocco
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The holy Muslim month of Ramadan is proving particularly lonely and challenging for 30 Moroccan doctors and nurses who have been living in a luxury hotel now for nearly seven weeks to avoid the risk of infecting their families with the new coronavirus.
17:32 , 2020 May 05
Ramadan in Quarantine: Muslims Go Online to Break Fast Together
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A little over a week ago, Muslims around the world rang in the start of Ramadan, the holy month where Muslims fast from food and water, sunrise to sunset.
16:52 , 2020 May 05
South African President Sends Ramadan Wishes to Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – South African President and African Union Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday he hopes Muslims continue charity during the holy month of Ramadan being observed under lockdown in many nations due to the novel coronavirus.
16:52 , 2020 Apr 25
Saudi National Who Desecrated Quran Repents  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Saudi citizen who had uploaded a video-clip of himself desecrating the Quran repented for his insulting act after widespread reactions to the footage.
09:27 , 2020 Apr 22
Say Prayers at Home in Ramadan: Saudi Mufti
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi Arabia's grand mufti, the highest religious authority in the kingdom, said prayers during Ramadan and the subsequent Eid al-Fitr festival should be performed at home if the coronavirus outbreak continues.
11:48 , 2020 Apr 18