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Tunisian Woman Sentenced to Six Months for Quran Desecration

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Tunisian court sentenced blogger Emna Chargui to six months in prison and a 0 fine for reposting a Facebook joke about the coronavirus written as if it was a Quran verse.
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
Afghan President's Adviser Dies of Coronavirus
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mohammad Yousuf Ghazanfar, special adviser of Afghanistan's president on economic development, trade and poverty reduction died of COVID-19 on Friday, the Presidential Palace said in a statement on Saturday.
12:17 , 2020 Jul 04
Italy Seizes Large Haul of Daesh-Made Amphetamines  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Italian police said Wednesday they have seized a world record 14-ton haul of amphetamines made by the Daesh group in Syria.
14:22 , 2020 Jul 01
Moroccan Actor Arrested for Insulting Remarks on Islam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Morocco’s police have taken an actor into custody for making insulting remarks about Islam.
08:50 , 2020 Jun 28
Mahathir Mohamad Backs New Candidate for Malaysia's PM
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has thrown his support behind the chief minister of the Borneon state of Sabah as candidate to lead the country, a statement from Mahathir said on Saturday.
18:07 , 2020 Jun 27
Strategic Council of International Servants of Mahdism Condemns Racism in US
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Strategic Council of the International Servants of Mahdism denounced racism in the US and brutal repression of those demonstrating against it.
16:37 , 2020 Jun 27