Calls for Cancelling Umrah amid Coronavirus Concerns

TEHRAN (IQNA) – There have been some calls in Saudi Arabia for cancelling Umrah pilgrimage to the country amid concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.
More than 1200 Jordan Mosques without Imams
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Jordan’s Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Al-Adayleh, revealed that there is a significant shortage in the numbers of imams at the country’s mosques.
08:30 , 2020 Feb 24
3,000 Kazakh Muslims to Attend Hajj This Year
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The number of pilgrims from Kazakhstan attending this year’s Hajj rituals will be 3,000.
16:11 , 2020 Feb 19
‘Religion and Global Culture’ Workshop Planned in Germany
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A workshop on “religion and global culture” is planned to be held by the Institute of Human and Islamic Sciences in Germany on February 21.
09:12 , 2020 Feb 19
30 Attend Workshop on Mosque Tourism in Brunei
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Brunei’s Ministry of Religious Affairs organized a workshop titled “Awareness through Mosque Visits 2020”.
17:25 , 2020 Feb 17
Brunei Islamic University, Dagestan Mufti Sign Agreement for Cooperation
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Grand Mufti of the Republic of Dagestan and the president of the Islamic University of Brunei signed an agreement to develop mutual cooperation.
13:03 , 2020 Feb 17
Stockholm Center Hosting Mourning Ceremonies on Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden, has organized mourning ceremonies on the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA).
23:43 , 2020 Jan 29
Martyr Soleimai’s Portrait Painted on Walls at Hazrat Zeynab’s (SA) Holy Shirne
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A portrait of martyred Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani was painted on a wall of Hazrat Zeynab’s (SA) holy shrine in Damascus, Syria.
17:35 , 2020 Jan 10
Mosque Accommodating 2000 Worshippers Opens in Sharjah
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mosque named “Al-Awwabeen” which can accommodate up to 2000 male and female worshippers was opened by Sharjah Office of Islamic Affairs in Al-Jurainah 1 district of the UAE city.
07:30 , 2020 Jan 03
Muslim Scientists, Activists Urged to Defend Islam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslim scientists and activists must rise and position themselves on the frontlines of global events such as dialogues and debates to defend the Islamic community around the world, Malaysia's foreign minister said.
22:53 , 2019 Dec 20
Course on Islamic Thought to Be Held in Tamale, Ghana
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 3rd edition of an international course on Islamic thought will be held in Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region of Ghana.
11:28 , 2019 Dec 18
Lahore Forum to Discuss ‘Role of Mosques in Welfare of Islamic Societies’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Studies Department of Lahore Garrison University plans to hold a forum on the role of mosques in welfare of Islamic societies.
16:50 , 2019 Dec 17
Baku-Mashhad Direct Flight to Facilitate Azeri Pilgrims’ Trip to Holy City
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A direct flight between the Republic of Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku and Iran’s holy city of Mashhad is going to be launched, an official said.
14:38 , 2019 Dec 15