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Michigan Sheriff Faces Lawsuit from Muslim Rights Group for Making Woman Remove Hijab

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Kent County Sheriff's Office is being sued by a Muslim advocacy organization for compelling a woman from Michigan to remove her hijab in order to take a booking photo.
Muslims in Kingston Face Challenge of Access to Mosque
TEHRAN (IQNA) – For some residents of Kingston, the fact that mosques are not easily accessible poses a challenge.
15:22 , 2023 Jun 02
Police Launch Probe into Arson Attack on Mosque in Germany’s Hannover  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A probe was launched by police in Hannover, Germany, over a suspected arson attack on the city’s largest mosque.
09:02 , 2023 May 31
Pak Envoy Lauds Islamic Circle of North America for Upholding Spirituality
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s ambassador to the US hailed the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) for “upholding spirituality, knowledge and values in its outreach and humanitarian work spanning decades.
11:09 , 2023 Jun 01
Saudi Arabia Holds Cybersecurity Drill Ahead of Hajj  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A cybersecurity drill for next month’s Hajj pilgrimage was carried out in Saudi Arabia.
13:37 , 2023 May 31
Indian Actor Says Anti-Muslim Hate Has Become ‘Fashionable’ under BJP
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah says hate against Muslims has become “fashionable”, slamming the BJP government for using Islamophobia to draw more votes.
09:09 , 2023 May 30
Bangladeshi PM Urges Muslim Countries to Invest More in Education
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina called on the Muslim Ummah to invest more in the field of science and technology education for their children to bring back the lost heritage.
16:18 , 2023 May 30
Anti-Islam Rhetoric Has Reached Dangerous Levels, Speaker at Roundtable on Islamophobia Says
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A roundtable entitled "The roundtable on Islamophobia: political frameworks for facing challenges," was held in Qatar on Monday.
13:42 , 2023 May 30
Saudi Arabia, Malaysia Agree to Mutually Recognize Halal Certificates
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A memorandum of cooperation for mutual recognition of halal certificates for products manufactured in both countries was signed by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) and the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM).
12:19 , 2023 May 30
Educational Program in Qatar Highlights Islam’s Values of Tolerance, Peace
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An interactive educational program was held for imams and preachers of mosques in Qatar on ‘The values of tolerance between Islamic law and international human rights law.’
10:37 , 2023 May 30
Quebec: Muslim, Civil Groups Take School Prayer Room Ban to Court
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The ban on prayer rooms in public schools in Quebec has been challenged by a civil rights organization and a national Muslim advocacy group, marking the second legal challenge in recent weeks.
14:07 , 2023 May 27
Mecca Municipality Mobilizes All Capacities to Provide Services to Hajj Pilgrims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The municipality of Mecca has recruited 22,000 workers to boost pilgrim services during Hajj.
15:46 , 2023 May 29
Islamic Center of England Temporarily Closed amid Row with Charity Regulator
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Center of England has been temporarily shut down amid row with the UK charity regulator over management issues, reports say.
15:11 , 2023 May 29