The Iranian Parliament has allocated five seats to its religious minorities, two of which belong to the Armenians of the North and Armenians of the South. Robert Beglaryan is the current representative of the Armenian community of southern Iran in Parliament. This is his fourth term as a member of Parliament.
A group of lawyers, NGOs and religious bodies from 13 countries have submitted formal complaints to the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR), calling for action against France’s “breadth of state abuse against Muslims” stretching back more than two decades.
Iran denounced the normalization of ties between certain member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Israel as “a betrayal of Muslims” and a violation of the 57-nation body’s principles.
Head of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Hamid Shahriari said one of the effective ways the world arrogance uses to seed discord among Islamic religions is to insult the sanctities.
Mask-clad Muslims circled Islam's holiest site along socially distanced paths on Sunday, as Saudi authorities partially resumed the year-round umrah pilgrimage amid extensive health precautions after seven-month coronavirus hiatus.
Mask-clad Muslims began the Hajj on Wednesday, circling Islam's holiest site in Saudi Arabia along socially distanced paths in the smallest pilgrimage in modern history amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The selection of Trevor Phillips to investigate why COVID-19 is killing more Black, Asian and minority ethnic people has sparked a row after leading Muslims criticized his appointment as “insensitive.”