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109 Mosques Reopen in Iraq’s Diyala

109 Mosques Reopen in Iraq’s Diyala

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Sunni Awqaf Department in Iraq’s Diyala governorate said 109 mosques that had been closed in the governorate for three years have been reopened.
12:37 , 2018 Feb 24
Daesh Claims Responsibility for Kabul Suicide Attack

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Kabul Suicide Attack

TEHRAN (IQNA) –Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) said its elements were behind a suicide attack in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul on Saturday.
11:56 , 2018 Feb 24
Mosques in Moroccan Town to Receive Braille Copies of Quran

Mosques in Moroccan Town to Receive Braille Copies of Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – All mosques in the city of Tetouan, north of Morocco, will receive copies of the Holy Quran in Braille.
11:38 , 2018 Feb 24
Myanmar Erases 55 Rohingya Muslim Villages to Cover Up Crimes against Humanity

Myanmar Erases 55 Rohingya Muslim Villages to Cover Up Crimes against Humanity

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Authorities in Myanmar have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine, in an attempt to eradicate evidence that the army committed crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday.
11:15 , 2018 Feb 24
Closing Ceremony of Quran Competition in Qom

Closing Ceremony of Quran Competition in Qom

TEHRAN (IQNA) – After a week of competition, winners of the 11th edition of an annual Quran competition organized by the Imam Ali (AS) Dar-ol-Quran Center were announced and awarded.  
11:07 , 2018 Feb 24
US Says to Open Embassy in Quds in May

US Says to Open Embassy in Quds in May

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United States is planning to open its embassy in Quds (Jerusalem) in May, the State Department announced.
10:19 , 2018 Feb 24
Nigeria’s Nat’l Quran Recitation Competition Begins in Katsina

Nigeria’s Nat’l Quran Recitation Competition Begins in Katsina

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 32nd edition of the National Quranic Recitation Competition of Nigeria kicked off in the African country’s Katsina State on Friday, with 256 participants taking part from 32 states and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
09:54 , 2018 Feb 24
Senior Cleric Stresses Acting Upon Quranic Teachings

Senior Cleric Stresses Acting Upon Quranic Teachings

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A senior Iranian cleric said while memorization, recitation and interpretation of the Quran are important, acting upon the Quran should also be emphasized.
08:55 , 2018 Feb 24
5 Quran Memorization Tips

5 Quran Memorization Tips

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Memorizing the Quran is one of the noblest and most challenging tasks that any Muslim can ever undertake.
22:21 , 2018 Feb 23
Dubai Hosts Quran Contest for New Converts

Dubai Hosts Quran Contest for New Converts

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The second edition of a Quran contest for new Muslim converts was held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, earlier this week.
12:17 , 2018 Feb 23
Imam Ali (AS) Center’s Quran Contest Concludes in Qom

Imam Ali (AS) Center’s Quran Contest Concludes in Qom

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 11th edition of the annual Quran competition organized by the Imam Ali (AS) Dar-ol-Quran center concluded on Thursday.
11:52 , 2018 Feb 23
Israeli Forces Beat Palestinian Youth to Death

Israeli Forces Beat Palestinian Youth to Death

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli forces reportedly beat a Palestinian youth to death after arresting him during a new wave of raids on homes in the West Bank city of Jericho.
19:33 , 2018 Feb 22
Manama Regime Sentences 6 Bahrainis to Jail

Manama Regime Sentences 6 Bahrainis to Jail

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Courts in Bahrain sentenced 6 citizens to prison on political charges.
18:58 , 2018 Feb 22
Malaysia to Boost Education Standards, Oversight for Quranic Schools

Malaysia to Boost Education Standards, Oversight for Quranic Schools

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Malaysian government wants tahfiz schools - where students spend long hours memorizing the content of the Islamic Holy Book - to inject other subjects into their syllabus to allow students to pursue higher education and join the regular workforce.
12:35 , 2018 Feb 22
‘Best Quran Recitation’ Competition on Facebook

‘Best Quran Recitation’ Competition on Facebook

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran recitation competition titled “The Voice Quran” has been launched by a group of Egyptian youth on Facebook.
11:50 , 2018 Feb 21
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