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World’s Largest Religious Gathering Underway in Karbala for Arbaeen

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Millions of pilgrims, including a record number of Iranians, have gathered in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to commemorate Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein,...

Syria Will Respond to Turkish Invasion: Assad

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the Damascus government will respond through all legitimate means available to the ongoing ground offensive by Turkish soldiers and allied Takfiri...

Bus Crash in Medina Leaves 35 Pilgrims Dead

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in the holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday.

Quran Contest Held for 220 Libyan Kids

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran competition was recently held in Libya for kids under the age of 10.
Quranic Activities
Iran Names Representative for Jordan’s Int’l Quran Contest

Iran Names Representative for Jordan’s Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Fatemeh Nazari has been selected as the Islamic Republic of Iran’s representative in the next international Quran competition for women in Jordan, an official said.
14 Oct 2019, 09:47
Political
Terrorist Attack Targeting Shia Pilgrims in Iraq Foiled

Terrorist Attack Targeting Shia Pilgrims in Iraq Foiled

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi security forces thwarted a planned terrorist attack on Shia pilgrims in Samarra, officials said.
15 Oct 2019, 09:04
Religious Activities
World’s Largest Religious Gathering Underway in Karbala for Arbaeen

World’s Largest Religious Gathering Underway in Karbala for Arbaeen

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Millions of pilgrims, including a record number of Iranians, have gathered in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala to commemorate Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.
18 Oct 2019, 13:38
World
India's Court Ends Hearings in Babri Mosque Dispute

India's Court Ends Hearings in Babri Mosque Dispute

TEHRAN (IQNA) – India's top court ended hearings to settle a land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus over plans to build a Hindu temple on a site in northern India where Hindu hardliners demolished a 16th-century mosque in 1992, sparking deadly violence.
16 Oct 2019, 16:56
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