Saturday, December 2, 2023

Islam

Iran condemns repeated desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden, urges practical measures

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has condemned the insulting, again, of the holy Quran in Sweden.

Iran mourns Imam Reza’s martyrdom

Grief reigns supreme across Iran on Saturday as mourners commemorate the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam.

Mashhad mourns Prophet’s demise, Imam Hassan’s martyrdom

Iran’s northeastern holy city of Mashhad is mourning for the passing away anniversary of the revered Prophet Muhammad and the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hassan Mojtaba, the second Shia Imam.

Huge crowd commemorates Arbaeen in Tehran

A large crowd of black-clad mourners, who couldn’t make it to this year’s Arbaeen walk towards Karbala, held a rally in the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday to mark the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam.

French education minister announces ban on Muslim dress in state schools

France will ban children from wearing the abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes worn by some Muslim women, in state-run schools, French Education Minister Gabriel Attal has declared ahead of schools returning after the summer holidays.

Denmark seeking to ban Quran burnings after Muslim outrage

The Danish government says it plans to ban Quran burnings after a string of desecrations of Islam’s holy book in the Scandinavian nation sparked anger in Muslim countries.

Former IRGC commander: Many policies against Islamic ideology

A former top Iranian commander with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has brushed aside the idea that ideological issues have been given precedence over national interests in Iran.

Iran FM: Islamic states to push for boycotting Swedish, Danish goods over desecration of Quran

Iran’s foreign minister says the Islamic countries will follow up on the decision to boycott the Danish and Swedish goods following the continued desecration of Islamic sanctities in the two European countries.

Swedish, Danish chargés d’affaires summoned to Iran foreign ministry over Quran desecrations

The Swedish and Danish chargés d'affaires in Tehran were called to the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in protest at the repeated desecration of the Holy Quran.

Pope Francis condemns Quran burnings in Europe as ‘barbaric’

Pope Francis has denounced as “barbaric” the recent Quran burnings in Sweden and Denmark. He has stressed that such blasphemous moves prevent dialog among nations.

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.

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.

EU’s Borrell censures Quran sacrilege amid growing Muslim outrage

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has condemned the recent desecration of the Holy Quran in some European states as "disrespectful", calling for mutual understanding and respect.

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).

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.

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. 

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.

Iranians rally in Tehran to protest Quran desecration

People have held a protest rally in Tehran to condemn the desecration of the holy Quran in Sweden. The rally happened after the Friday prayers in the Iranian capital.

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