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Muslim World Quranic Thinkers Convene in Indonesia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An international gathering of Quranic thinkers and scholars from different parts of the Muslim world got underway in Indonesia on Tuesday.

Indonesian Police Officer Jailed for Desecrating Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Medan District Court in North Sumatra, Indonesia, sentenced a police officer to 16 months in prison for shredding and dumping copies of the Quran into the gutter.

Number of People Embracing Islam on Rise in Norway

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The number of converted Muslims in Norway increased to at least 3,000 in recent years, a researcher at Oslo University’s Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages said.

Muslim Day Parade Held in New York

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hundreds of people marched in midtown Manhattan Sunday for the 33rd annual Muslim Day Parade.
Quranic Activities
Ministry Allocates 1mln Egyptian Pounds for Int’l Quran Contest  

Ministry Allocates 1mln Egyptian Pounds for Int’l Quran Contest  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs said it will give cash prizes amounting to one million pounds to winners of the country’s upcoming Quran international competition.
26 Sep 2018, 08:52
Political
Lebanon Jails 3 for Spying for Israel

Lebanon Jails 3 for Spying for Israel

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Lebanon's Military Tribunal sentenced three Lebanese nationals to three years in prison with hard labor on charges of espionage on Hezbollah resistance movement for Israel's Mossad spy agency and collaboration with Israeli authorities.
26 Sep 2018, 09:32
Religious Activities
500 Iranian Moukebs to Serve Arbaeen Pilgrims in Karbala

500 Iranian Moukebs to Serve Arbaeen Pilgrims in Karbala

TEHRAN (IQNA) – As many as 500 Moukebs will be set up by Iran in Iraq’s Karbala province during Arbaeen pilgrimage, an official said.
25 Sep 2018, 15:21
World
Muslims in Italy Uneasy after Election of Far-Right Government

Muslims in Italy Uneasy after Election of Far-Right Government

TEHRAN (IQNA) –   On Friday after midday, on a tree-lined residential street in southeastern Rome, people speak an assortment of languages and dialects, from north African Arabic to the local Roman slang.
26 Sep 2018, 14:54
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