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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
UN Slams Expansion of Illegal Settlements in Occupied Palestine

UN Slams Expansion of Illegal Settlements in Occupied Palestine

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov slammed the expansion of Israeli settlements on Palestinian territories
11:33 , 2018 Feb 21
Mourning Programs on Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom Anniversary in Sweden

Mourning Programs on Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Martyrdom Anniversary in Sweden

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Imam Ali (AS) Islamic Center in Stockholm, Sweden organized mourning ceremonies on the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (SA).
11:20 , 2018 Feb 21
UNHCR Highlights Situation of Rohingya Muslims in No Man’s Land

UNHCR Highlights Situation of Rohingya Muslims in No Man’s Land

TEHRAN (IQNA) – UNHCR, UN Refugee Agency, is following the situation of several thousand Rohingya who have been living in a so-called “no man’s land” near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh since the end of August 2017.
10:28 , 2018 Feb 21
British Media's Negative Muslim Coverage 'Much Worse'

British Media's Negative Muslim Coverage 'Much Worse'

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The way some British media depicts Islam and Muslims negatively is much worse than it was in 2011, former Tory co-chair and member of the House of Lords Sayeeda Warsi said Tuesday.
10:05 , 2018 Feb 21
Former Jakarta Governor Appeals Quran Blasphemy Sentence

Former Jakarta Governor Appeals Quran Blasphemy Sentence

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja “Ahok” Purnama has petitioned Indonesia’s top court to overturn his blasphemy ­conviction, which raised concern that pluralism and religious tolerance were waning in the Muslim-majority country.
08:52 , 2018 Feb 21
Teenager to Compete for Iran in Algeria Int’l Quran Contest

Teenager to Compete for Iran in Algeria Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sixteen-year-old Mohammad Mahmoudi has been selected to represent Iran in the upcoming international Quran contest in Algeria.
08:27 , 2018 Feb 21
90 Women Attend Quran Contest in Iraq

90 Women Attend Quran Contest in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A national Quran contest was held for women in Iraq on the weekend.
12:31 , 2018 Feb 19
Dagestan Church Shooter Has No Connection to Islam: Chechen Leader

Dagestan Church Shooter Has No Connection to Islam: Chechen Leader

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The man who carried out a shooting attack on an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, a town in the Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, has no connection to Islam, Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said.
11:52 , 2018 Feb 19
New Category Added to Egypt’s Int’l Quran Contest

New Category Added to Egypt’s Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A new category titled “Quranic Qira’at (recitations)”, including Quran memorization along with the seven recitation styles of Quran has been added to the international Quran competition in Egypt.
11:13 , 2018 Feb 19
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