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Thousands Protest Demolition of Mosque in China in Rare Moment of Defiance

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its planned demolition in a rare public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced in the country.
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
China Seeking to Eradicate Islam: Hui Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Green-domed mosques still dominate the skyline of China's "Little Mecca", but they have undergone a profound change -- no longer do boys flit through their stone courtyards en route to classes and prayers.
12:29 , 2018 Jul 16
Uzbekistan: Five Convicted for Membership in Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic Group
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A court in Uzbekistan’s capital convicted five people for membership in the banned Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir.
16:28 , 2018 Jul 10
Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Dying in Landslides, Floods, Cyclones

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Rohingya Muslims in refugee camps have become more vulnerable to natural disasters with the onset of the monsoon season.
15:19 , 2018 Jul 08
Islamic Medical Association Launched in Ghana  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Medical Association of Ghana(IMAG) was formally launched with a call on Muslim health workers to always exhibit the true tenets of Islam at their work places.
16:28 , 2018 Jun 25
Reactions to Egyptian Player’s Rejection of ‘Man of the Match’ Award
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy refused the Man of the Match award after a spectacular performance in the Egypt-Uruguay Match in the Russia World Cup 2018 on Friday.
16:21 , 2018 Jun 18
UK Far-Right Clash with Police at Anti-Islam London Rally
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thousands of far-right protesters clashed with police in London on Saturday, following a violent demonstration in support of Tommy Robinson, the jailed founder of the anti-Islam English Defence League (EDL).
15:25 , 2018 Jun 10
Islamic Trade Finance Workshop in Uzbekistan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Uzbekistan have come together for the first trade finance workshop titled “Trade Finance as a Key Factor in Trade Promotion.”
16:31 , 2018 May 22