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Quranic Community Urges Massive Participation in Rallies Marking Islamic Revolution Anniversary

In a statement released on Tuesday, members of the Quranic community, including Quran masters, memorizers, Qaris, teachers, and activists reminded everyone of the plots hatched by enemies to undermine the Islamic resistance and the unity of the Iranian people. They invited people from all walks of life to attend the ...

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ICJ: Rohingya Muslims Remain at Serious Risk of Genocide

Mostly Muslim Gambia launched a lawsuit in November at the United Nations’ highest body for disputes between states, accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya in violation of a 1948 convention. Thursday’s ruling dealt only with Gambia’s request for so-called preliminary measures, the equivalent of a restraining order for states. While ...

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Gen. Soleimani Martyrdom United World Freedom-Seekers: Nigerian Activist

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Nigerian activist and member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) said the martyrdom of Iranian top commander General Qassem Soleimani united freedom-seekers in the world.     Speaking at a conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Jumay Ahmed Karoufi said that Martyr Soleimani is also a ...

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Phase 1 of Mosul Mosque Reconstruction Concludes

UNESCO announced on Monday that an important stage of the reconstruction process, which included rebuilding the 12th-century monument’s famed leaning minaret, has finished. It said this stage began in October by clearing the mosque and nearby areas of landmines, removing debris, and restoring the mosque’s dome. The mosque restoration plan ...

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Contest Planned to Select Iran Representative in Int’l Quran Event

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A contest is planned to be held in Tehran on January 30 to select Iran’s representative in the Tarteel category of the country’s 37th International Holy Quran Competition.     Top winners of the Tarteel category in the last 5 editions of the Iranian national Quran competition ...

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Ayatollah Sistani Undergoes Successful Surgery

A medical source to al-Sumaria News website that the surgery was successful. The source said the surgery was performed after the senior cleric suffered a fracture to his left thigh bone. Earlier on Thursday, the office of the source of emulation said in a statement, “Last night His Eminence Ayatollah ...

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Child Killed in Saudi Attacks in Yemen

According to Yemen’s al-Masirah television, Saudi-led forces poured rockets and artillery shells on a rural area in the Razih district of the province in the early hours of Thursday, killing the child and wounding the other. There was no report yet about the extent of damage caused by the attacks, ...

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Seeking International Justice for Rohingya Muslims

Respect for free expression and assembly also declined sharply during the year as the authorities escalated their use of repressive criminal laws. “Myanmar’s failure to hold its military accountable for atrocities against the Rohingya is finally turning the wheels of international justice,” said Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director of Human ...

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Yemen Downs Saudi-Led Reconnaissance Drone in Jizan

The media bureau of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement announced in a statement that Yemeni air defense forces and their allies shot down the drone with a surface-to-air missile over Jabal al-Amoud mountainous area on Tuesday evening. Last week, Yemeni air defense units intercepted and targeted a Saudi-led CH-4 drone while ...

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