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Lawsuits Filed against Belgium Halal Slaughter Ban

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Coordinating Council of Islamic Institutions in Belgium has filed a lawsuit against legislation that would see the production of halal and kosher meat banned in two Belgian regions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.
Proposed Mosque in Indiana Draws Opposition
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Islamic congregation’s plan to build a mosque is facing opposition from residents of nearby upscale neighborhoods in a northern Indianapolis suburb.
12:29 , 2018 Jan 13
French Town Bans Pork-Free School Meals in Anti-Muslim Move
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A far-right local authority in southern France on Monday scrapped pork-free school meals, a move branded “anti-Muslim” or “anti-Jewish” by an equality minister.
12:08 , 2018 Jan 09
Muhammed 3rd Most Popular Name for Baby Boys in Minnesota Town
TEHRAN (IQNA) – St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, US state of Minnesota, came out with its annual list of top 10 most popular baby names for 2017, and No. 3 on the list of boys’ names was a bit of a surprise.
11:51 , 2018 Jan 08
Church, Mosque Members in South Carolina Unite to Help Those in Need
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Representatives from two religions came together in Greenville, US state of South Carolina, to help an Upstate Food Bank Saturday.
10:03 , 2018 Jan 08
Play Addresses Stereotypes about Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – ”Unveiled,” a play written by a Pakistani British Muslim woman, depicts the negative portrayal of Hijab-wearing Muslim women post 9/11 in a bid to create dialogue amid soaring Islamophobia.
12:42 , 2018 Jan 06
Belfast Police Investigate Pork Attack on Islamic Center
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Police in Northern Ireland are treating as a hate crime an incident in which pork was forced through the letterbox of an Islamic center on Christmas Eve.
10:51 , 2017 Dec 25
Schools' Halal Meat Ban Put on Hold in Britain
TEHRNA (IQNA) – A move to ban meat from non-stunned animals across schools in Lancashire, Britain, has been halted after Muslim leaders raised concerns it would create community tensions.
12:50 , 2017 Dec 23
Wheaton Mosque Conducting Open House to Promote Peace
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Center of Wheaton, in the US state of Illinois, is organizing an Open Mosque Day on Saturday, November 18th, at the mosque located at 900 E. Geneva Road.
08:42 , 2017 Nov 12
Muslim Father Forgives Son’s Killer ‘In the Spirit of Islam’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A slain Muslim delivery driver’s father forgave and hugged the man who was sentenced to 31 years for his son’s killing in the US state of Kentucky.
10:50 , 2017 Nov 11
British Far-right Activists Attend Military-Style Camps with Anti-Islam Group
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Young British far-right activists are travelling overseas for military-style training hosted by an anti-Islam group, according to a TV documentary.
10:24 , 2017 Nov 08
Saskatoon’s Muslim Community to Hold Awareness Day
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Wednesday is Islam awareness day, and Saskatoon’s Muslim community is looking to quell misconceptions about their culture.
10:54 , 2017 Oct 31
Muslim Students Protest over Newcastle University's Plans to Limit Their Prayer Space
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Newcastle University's Islamic Society held an outside public prayer session to protest against plans to turn the space into a multi-faith room.
12:22 , 2017 Oct 23