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“Iran tourism not influenced by imposed Sanctions’

“Iran tourism not influenced by imposed Sanctions’

"A new restriction imposed on Iranian hotels following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal will have no considerable impact on the tourism industry of the country," Head of Iranian Hoteliers’ ...

 
Iftar meal at holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS)

Iftar meal at holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS)

Holy month of Ramadan is a month marked by fasting, prayers, Qur’an recitation and family (sometimes collective) iftar meals. Either as an act of charity or merely as a kindness to those who fast ...

 
Nigerian Muslim body calls for sanctions on Israel

Nigerian Muslim body calls for sanctions on Israel

A Nigerian Muslim body has called on the international community to pressure the US and Israel to stop atrocities against Palestinians.

 
Muslims in drought-hit parts of Ethiopia pray for rains

Muslims in drought-hit parts of Ethiopia pray for rains

People in northeastern Ethiopia’s Afar region are currently facing the hottest season in years due to severe drought-like conditions, but still Muslims like Mohammed Utban are continuing to fast in the ...

 
Hundreds of Israeli settlers raid al-Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Israeli settlers raid al-Aqsa Mosque

Nearly 300 Israeli settlers have raided al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem al-Quds as Israeli forces and settlers frequently attack Palestinians in the occupied lands.

 
EU making contradictory statements on JCPOA

EU making contradictory statements on JCPOA

senior adviser to Ayatollah Khamenei questioned EU officials' contradictory remarks on the 2015 nuclear agreement after US withdrawal.

 

'Western civilization feeds on people's deficiency' , cleric

Delivering his speech on 'Topple of Western Civilization', prominent Iranian cleric counted the reasons for empowerment of the western civilization stressing once the people are powerful they would not ...

 
Iran claims title AKF Cadet, Junior & U-21 Champ.

Iran claims title AKF Cadet, Junior & U-21 Champ.

The Iran women’s national under-21 karate team has claimed the title at the conclusion of the 17th edition of Asian Karatedo Federation (AKF) Cadet, Junior & U-21 Championships.

 
Europe’s Muslim population to exceed 44 mln by 2030

Europe’s Muslim population to exceed 44 mln by 2030

Europe’s Muslim population is expected to reach 44 million by the year 2030, making up almost a tenth of the continent’s population, according to recent forecasts.

 
Turkey aims to rank among top 5 global destinations for int’l students: Erdoğan

Turkey aims to rank among top 5 global destinations for int’l students: Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed the 11th annual international student gathering hosted by Turkey’s Federation of International Student Associations (UDEF) on Saturday.

 
Germany sees 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017

Germany sees 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017

German police recorded 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017, according to new government figures announced on Tuesday.

 
Swedish town allows Muslim prayer call from speakers

Swedish town allows Muslim prayer call from speakers

Mosques in a southern Swedish town have been allowed to use loudspeakers for the call to prayer, local media reported on Tuesday.

 
Former Chinese official jailed for life for bribery

Former Chinese official jailed for life for bribery

A former Chinese Communist Party official who was once tipped as a potential successor to President Xi Jinping was sentenced to life in prison for bribery yesterday, the latest senior cadre to fall in ...

 
Saudi Arabia closes Twitter account of Makkah Imam

Saudi Arabia closes Twitter account of Makkah Imam

The Saud Arabian authorities closed the Twitter account on Friday morning of Sheikh Saud Al-Shuraim, one of the Imams in the Grand Mosque in Makkah, AlKhaleej Online has reported.

 
Tunisian capital gets first woman mayor

Tunisian capital gets first woman mayor

In a first, a woman became mayor of the Tunisian capital.

 
128 Israel violations on Palestinian holy sites in April

128 Israel violations on Palestinian holy sites in April

An official Palestinian report issued on Sunday showed that the Israeli occupation forces and settlers carried out 128 violations and aggressions on Palestinian holy sites in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem,...

 
Lebanon to hold first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade

Lebanon to hold first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade

People in Lebanon will go to polls for parliamentary elections in nearly a decade as Lebanese nationals in the country and abroad cast their vote in a unanimous move to have a say in the future of the ...

 
Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque in UK

Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque in UK

Two men have been injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians outside a mosque in Birmingham, England on Friday.

 
Muslims at Kenya college barred for wearing hijab

Muslims at Kenya college barred for wearing hijab

Female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College in Mwingi town were denied entry Friday for wearing the hijab.

 
Tabriz to play host to Asian Snooker Men

Tabriz to play host to Asian Snooker Men's Champ. 2018

"Islamic Republic is going to play host to the 34th edition of Asian Snooker Men's Championship, which is slated to be staged next month," President of the Bowling & Billiard Federation of the Islamic ...

 
France’s Annecy Int’l festival to show four Iranian animations

France’s Annecy Int’l festival to show four Iranian animations

Four Iranian animations will be screened at 58th round of Annecy International Animated Film Festival which is to begin in mid June.

 
At least 34 killed in Nigeria’s ‘armed bandits attack’

At least 34 killed in Nigeria’s ‘armed bandits attack’

At least 34 people were killed in a weekend attack in northwestern Nigeria, a federal lawmaker said on Tuesday, calling for an increased security presence and relief materials for victims of the violence....

 
Aleppo coming back to life

Aleppo coming back to life

Aleppo used to be Syria’s economic capital. Militant-held neighborhoods-especially eastern parts- in the city have collapsed into flattened debris.   The reconstruction is speeding up. ...

 
Russia asks Google and Apple to remove Telegram from stores

Russia asks Google and Apple to remove Telegram from stores

Russia's state telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday it had sent requests to Google and Apple asking them to remove the Telegram messenger service from their application stores, the Interfax news ...

 
Iran’s short "Limit" to compete at Sunscreen filmfest.

Iran’s short "Limit" to compete at Sunscreen filmfest.

Iranian short named "Limit" by Javad Daraei has been accepted into the competition program of the 13th edition of Annual Sunscreen Film Festival in the US.

 
Far-right groups attack three mosques in Netherlands

Far-right groups attack three mosques in Netherlands

Far-right groups have attacked three mosques in the Netherlands, a Muslim charity fund official said .

 
Britons denounce Israel atrocities against Palestinians in mass rally

Britons denounce Israel atrocities against Palestinians in mass rally

British people in the capital London have held mass rally to voice their solidarity with Palestinian protesters condemning atrocities by Israeli regime.

 
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Iran's karate wins gold in 2018 USA Open

Iranian karate practitioner has featured impressive athletic skills during the 2018 USA Open & Junior International Cup, and ranked first at the end of the international tournament.

 
Malaysia outlaws

Malaysia outlaws 'fake news'; sets jail of up to six years

Malaysia approved a law against "fake news" that would allow for prison of up to six years for offenders, shrugging off critics who say it was aimed at curbing dissent and free speech ahead of a general ...

 
Turkey grants scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students

Turkey grants scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students

Turkey has granted scholarships to 20,000 Syrian students, a senior representative of a Turkish education institution told Anadolu Agency.

 
 
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International Islamic Unity Conf. plays telling role in World of Islam

Each year, the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought mounts unity conference during Unity Week so as to promote bonds of fraternity among Muslim nations

Activists come together to protest against terrorism

An article that I published last week addressed a new breed of criminals committing acts of societal and political violence in a pattern of “gentlemanly” terrorism. The perpetrator seems well-mannered and civilised, not only while preparing to commit the crime, but also in daily life.

Israel’s segregation of own citizens inside Green Line

  The pending demolitions of Khan Al-Ahmar and Susiya, two Palestinian communities in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, along with the forced expulsion of their inhabitants, have been attracting international concern and protests. Similarly, the recent eviction of a Palestinian family to make ...

What is Takfirism and why you should call Daeshis Takfiris

Takfiri is frequently used in reference to Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) but the term has a hidden universal applicability that surpasses our era, while exposing the dark ideology languishing in the core of the phenomenon.

US Supreme Court Violates International Law

The US Supreme Court has handed down a ruling based on which about 2 billion dollars of Iran's frozen assets will be paid as remuneration to families of Americans killed in terrorist attack on a US Marines base in Beirut in 1983. Two points are worthy of mention here: 1. Judicial immunity of ...

 
Book “On Unity and Islamic Proximity” released

The constant concern and subject for all activities at major Iranian Islamic unity center, World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, has published new book on Islamic proximity.

“Shia Imams and Islamic Unity” published

Publication at Iran’s University of Religions and Denominations has published book on efforts by Shia Imams for cooperation and sympathy among Muslims and also strategies for realization of the objectives as well as threats against the objective.

Al Azhar publishes “Daesh, state of darkness”

Top Egyptian academy has published book with the theme of Daesh terrorist group in an attempt to introduce the Takfiri (excommunication) group to the European countries.

“Islamophobia in Hollywood” published

Iranian author sets Islamophobia in the western cinema as the theme for his latest book brining the list of movies and features for anti-Islam movies in the filmmaking hub of the west.

“An American Dream” published in Persian

Persian version of “An American Dream” by prominent American author, Norman Mailer, is unveiled by Iran’s Qoqnous (phoenix) Publication in Tehran.

 
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Pakistan: Asia’s largest necropolis is losing sheen

A narrow, battered road leads to a hilly plain peppered with magnificently built funerary complexes, tombs, and graves in various sizes -- many fully or partially damaged, while others have started to crumble.

PKK, racists find common target in Europe: Mosques

Although they may have placed themselves on the opposite side of the ideological spectrum, the supporters of the PYD/PKK terror group and racist organizations have found a common target in Europe: mosques.

As Islamabad

Upset by the felling of many of Islamabad’s trees – victims of rapid urbanisation - the city's children are fighting back with a tree planting drive.

Yemeni women smuggling on rise as men refuse to carry out checkpoint inspections

Women are being increasingly used by smugglers in Yemen to bypass military checkpoints because male personnel are often unwilling to conduct inspections.

Mohammed al-Arifi (R) with powerful crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

A prominent Saudi cleric and supporter of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has become the butt of jokes after failing to say anything about Jerusalem which has been at the centre of outrage across the Muslim world after the US last week recognised it as the capital of Israel.

 
 
Imam Hussein is the manifestation of resistance: Sunni cleric
 
The sacrifice made by Imam Hussein is seen as a revival of the Muslim faith and now when heinous crimes are being committed under the name of Islam, it’s ...
 
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