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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.

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.

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...

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.
Quranic Activities
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.
24 Feb 2018, 09:54
Political
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.
24 Feb 2018, 10:19
Religious Activities
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.
24 Feb 2018, 12:37
World
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.
24 Feb 2018, 11:15
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