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Hezbollah chief: Desecrator of Quran in Sweden a ‘Mossad spy’ who insulted two billion Muslims

Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has once again condemned the recurring acts of desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden. He stated that the perpetrator is a Mossad agent who has offended two billion Muslims across the world.

OIC urges Sweden, Denmark to adopt ‘official’ stance over Quran sacrilege

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the Swedish and Danish governments to take measures at an “official level” to prevent the recurrence of the desecration of the Holy Quran.

Denmark says seeking ‘legal tool’ to stop Quran burnings

Danish Foreign Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has stated that Copenhagen will look for a legal mechanism to stop the public burning of the Quran, which has caused protests and fury across the Muslim world.

Iranian women rap desecration of Holy Quran

Thousands of Iranian Women gathered in Tehran to condemn in the strongest terms the burning of the Holy Quran in the European countries of Sweden and Denmark.

Sweden re-examining residency permit of Quran burner

The Swedish migration agency has announced it is re-examining the residency permit of an Iraqi refugee who is behind several Quran desecrations in Stockholm in recent weeks, which have upset Muslims across the world.

Grief sweeps Iran on Imam Hossein martyrdom anniversary

In Iran, millions of people are mourning Imam Hossein (PBUH), Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, who was martyred 1,343 years ago today.

Iran: Israeli minister presence in Al-Aqsa aimed at defiling Islamic sanctities

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says the presence of an Israeli cabinet minister in the al-Aqsa Mosque is another step in insulting Islamic sanctities and hurting the feelings of Muslims worldwide.

People observe Tasou’a in Tehran Bazzar in Honour of Imam Hossein

People got together in the Grand Bazaar of Tehran in large mourning processions to observe the day of Tasou’a and mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.

On eve of Imam Hossein martyrdom anniversary, Iranians marking Tasu’a 

Millions of Iranians across Iran are holding religious rituals to mark Tasu’a, the ninth day of Muharram on the Islamic calendar and the eve of the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hossein (PBUH).

Iran Leader attends mourning ceremony for Imam Hossein

On the eve of Tasu’a, the ninth day of the holy month of Muharram, a mourning ceremony was held at the Imam Khomeini Hosseiniyeh, with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in attendance.

Huge crowds hold annual mourning ceremony in Zanjan, western Iran

Hundreds of thousands of people have held a huge mourning ceremony in the Iranian city of Zanjan in commemoration of the martyrs of the Battle of Karbala. Iranians in their thousands have come to Zanjan from across the country to participate in the traditional ceremony.

Student mourning groups gather outside Swedish embassy in Tehran

Representatives of student mourning groups hold a rally outside the Swedish embassy in Tehran to condemn the desecration of the Holy Quran in the European country.

OIC Foreign Ministers to hold emergency meeting following desecration of Holy Quran

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold a virtual emergency meeting to discuss the recent desecration of the Holy Quran in some European countries.

Dozens of Iranian pilgrims hospitalized after fire engulfed hotel in Iraq

At least 70 Iranian pilgrims have been hospitalized after a fire engulfed Qasr al-Shafa’a Hotel in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf.

Iranian Armenian Archbishop condemns Quran burning in Europe

Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate and Archbishop of the Armenian Diocese of Tehran, has strongly condemned the burning of the Holy Quran in Sweden and Denmark. 

Iraq says OIC to hold emergency meeting over Quran sacrilege in Europe

Iraq’s Foreign Ministry has announced that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) plans to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the desecration of the Holy Quran in Europe. However, it did not specify the exact time and venue of the OIC’s emergency meeting.

Emirati FM welcomes Iran’s initiative to hold OIC meeting over desecration of Quran

The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates has welcomed a proposal by the top Iranian diplomat to hold an emergency ministerial meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation over the recent desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and Denmark.

Mourning ceremonies held as Iranians mark Muharram

It’s Muharram, that month of the year on the Islamic lunar calendar when Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, and his companions in 680.

President Raisi says Sweden should bring insulters of Holy Quran to justice

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that mere condemnation of sacrilege of the Holy Quran by the Swedish government is not enough, and that Stockholm should bring the perpetrators of the heinous act to justice.

Danish envoy to Tehran summoned to Iran Foreign Ministry over desecration of Quran

Following the desecration of the Holy Quran in Copenhagen, Danish Ambassador to Tehran Jasper Vahr was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday.

IRGC commander warns of revenge against desecrators of Quran

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned that those who insult the Holy Quran will have no security.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges highest punishment for, handing over of criminal who violated Holy Quran

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for the highest punishment for the individual behind the sacrilege of the holy Quran in Sweden.

Iran FM calls for OIC ministerial meeting over defiling Quran

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called for an urgent meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) over the fresh desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden.

Iranian FM writes letter to UN chief over desecration of Quran, Swedish envoy summoned

The Iranian foreign minister, in a letter to the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, has warned against the continuation of defiling Islamic sanctities.

Iranians mark beginning of mourning month of Muharram 

Iran marks the start of the month of Muharram during which Shia Muslims mourn the martyrdom of anniversary of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and the third Shia Imam, Hussein ibn Ali.

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