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German Minister’s Islam Comments Criticized

TEHRAN (IQNA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s hardline new interior minister said Islam is “not part of Germany” in an interview published on Friday, setting off a political storm two days into her fourth term.
Russian Kids Attending Al-Azhar Quran Contest in Egypt   
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two Russian Muslim children are in Egypt to attend Quran competitions organized by Al-Azhar Islamic Center in different parts of the Arab country.
10:56 , 2018 Mar 19
Organized Violence against Muslims in Europe Alarming: Euro-Med
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The widespread practices of organized violence against Muslims in Europe are deeply distressful and alarming, says the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor.
12:33 , 2018 Mar 12
Sri Lanka 'On the Brink' amid Fresh Anti-Muslim Violence
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Sinhalese Buddhist mob came by the hundreds, screaming at the top of their lungs and carrying sticks, stones and petrol bombs, as they descended on the hill town of Ambatenna in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
20:10 , 2018 Mar 08
Turkey Says 12 Daesh Suspects Detained in Ankara
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Turkish prosecutor’s office said police have detained 12 suspected Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) militants in the capital of Ankara and are searching for eight others.
12:25 , 2018 Mar 05
Buddhists Attack Mosques, Muslim Shops in Sri Lanka
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The tense situation that had prevailed in the Ampara town in eastern Sri Lanka Monday night after a group of Buddhists attacked a Muslim shop and a mosque, has presently been brought under control, police said on Tuesday.
12:08 , 2018 Feb 28
Minneapolis Mosque Plans Expansion, Renovation
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A south Minneapolis mosque is planning an expansion, but it could be awhile before construction starts.
12:04 , 2018 Feb 25
Dagestan Church Shooter Has No Connection to Islam: Chechen Leader
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The man who carried out a shooting attack on an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, a town in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, has no connection to Islam, Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said.
11:52 , 2018 Feb 19
China’s Hui Muslims Fear Education Ban Signals Wider Religious Crackdown
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslims worry curbs in Gansu province will lead to more sweeping restrictions on religion already enforced in China’s restive Xinjiang region.
11:24 , 2018 Feb 17
Over Half of French People Say Islam is Compatible with Their Society: Survey
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Fifty-six percent of French people believe that Islam is compatible with the values of their country, according to a survey conducted by the French-based polling firm the Institut Français d’Opinion Publique (IFOP).
11:34 , 2018 Feb 13
Dhaka to Host Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh will host the Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM) later this week.
12:39 , 2018 Feb 05
Australian Senator Posts Inflammatory Anti-Muslim Videos
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Australia’s New Liberal senator Jim Molan has used social media to share inflammatory anti-Muslim videos from Britain First - the same racist hate group Donald Trump was widely condemned for promoting.
11:53 , 2018 Feb 05
Takfiri Element Arrested in Tunisia for Desecrating Quran
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Tunisia’s interior ministry said a Takfiri element has been detained by security forces in the coastal town of al-Marsa for desecrating Islam’s Holy Book.
11:38 , 2018 Feb 03