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Mosque Set Ablaze in Delhi as Clashes over Citizenship Act Continues

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mosque was set on fire in Ashok Vihar locality of North East Delhi, India, on Tuesday afternoon, as clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act continued for the third straight day.
Today Marks 26 Years after Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre in Al-Khalil
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Twenty-six years ago, on February 25, 1994, a Zionist settler named Baruch Goldstein, an Israeli army physician, opened indiscriminate fire from his army-issued automatic rifle at hundreds of Muslims as they were performing the dawn prayer on a Ramadan day at the Ibrahimi Mosque in southern West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
16:42 , 2020 Feb 25
Two Turkish Troops Killed in Libya Conflict: Erdogan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday two Turkish troops were killed in Libya where they back the internationally-recognized government in the North African state’s conflict, adding “allied Syrians are honored” to fight there too.
12:22 , 2020 Feb 25
Family of Egyptian Militant Ashmawy Not Notified of His Execution: Lawyer
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The family of the convicted top Egyptian militant Hisham al-Ashmawy has not been formally notified about his execution on Monday, his lawyer Khaled El-Masry said.
15:00 , 2020 Feb 24
Former Gambian Chief Justice Urges Pakistan to Take Kashmir Issue to ICJ
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  A former chief justice of Gambia has suggested Pakistan approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the continuing rights violations in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
15:20 , 2020 Feb 23
Al-Shabab Fighters Attack Military Bases in Somalia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Al-Shabab attacked two Somali military bases using an explosive-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber along with dozens of heavily-armed fighters.
17:04 , 2020 Feb 19
UN: Violations of Libya Arms Embargo Becoming a ‘Joke’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Violations of an arms embargo in Libya have become a joke and it is imperative that those who breach it are held to account, a senior UN official said on Sunday.
14:59 , 2020 Feb 16
Kashmir Is Disputed for Google But Not in India
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Google Maps shows Kashmir as part of India — as long as you view it from within the borders of the country — but for people outside the country, the outlines of the region are shown in dotted lines, suggesting it to be a “disputed” territory, The Washington Post reported.
17:24 , 2020 Feb 15
Strong Resistance against Anti-Shia Stances in Indonesia: Scholar
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Islamic scholar from Indonesia blamed politics for some clerics’ stance against Shia Islam.
22:16 , 2020 Feb 13
US, Taliban Could Sign Peace Deal in February: Sources
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A US-Taliban peace deal could be signed this month if the Taliban significantly reduces violence, which could lead to an eventual withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, two Afghan government sources and a Western diplomat said on Wednesday.
16:26 , 2020 Feb 12
Pakistani FM: India’s Unilateral Measures in Kashmir Violate UN Resolution
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the Indian government’ unilateral steps taken on August 5 last year were in clear violation of UN resolution on Kashmir dispute.
15:08 , 2020 Feb 10
Exhibition to Showcase Srebrenica Genocide Victims’ Belongings
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Personal belongings of the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide, where over 8,300 Muslims were killed by Serbian forces, are set to go on permanent display, conveying the brutality of the massacre to future generations.
16:01 , 2020 Feb 08
'Kashmir Solidarity Day' Observed in Pakistan’s Punjab
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' was observed in Jhang, Pakistan’s Punjab province, throughout the district like all other parts of the country.
17:55 , 2020 Feb 05