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Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition Quran

Abu Dhabi Exhibit Displays Rare-Edition Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Tucked away in a new exhibit on Saadiyat Island of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, lie some of the rarest manuscripts in the world.
17:01 , 2019 Jan 17
Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

Preliminaries of Brunei’s Annual Quran Contest Underway

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Brunei’s Ministry of Religious Affairs through the MABIMS Centre of Al-Quran Studies and Dissemination is holding the preliminary rounds of the annual Quran Memorization and Understanding Competition, which is divided into five categories.
15:57 , 2019 Jan 17
US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

US ‘Deal of Century’ Doomed to Failure: PA

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Palestinian Authority (PA) said US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled proposal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will hit a “dead end” after an Israeli TV report released what it called details of the so-called “deal of the century.”
15:31 , 2019 Jan 17
Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

Malaysia Not to Host Any Events Involving Israel: FM

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Malaysia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.
16:28 , 2019 Jan 16
Quran Manuscript on Papyrus on Display in Algeria

Quran Manuscript on Papyrus on Display in Algeria

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A manuscript copy of the Holy Quran written on Papyrus has been put on display at a festival in Algeria.
15:08 , 2019 Jan 16
Iraqi Forces Ready to Tackle Remaining Daesh Elements in Syria: Commander

Iraqi Forces Ready to Tackle Remaining Daesh Elements in Syria: Commander

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A commander of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) said the forces are prepared to enter Syria to put an end to the presence of remaining Daesh elements there.
14:21 , 2019 Jan 16
Palestinians Injured in Israeli Raid in West Bank

Palestinians Injured in Israeli Raid in West Bank

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two Palestinians were injured in an Israeli raid in the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday, according to medical sources.
12:27 , 2019 Jan 16
Religious Leaders Duty-Bound to Promote World Peace: Al-Azhar  

Religious Leaders Duty-Bound to Promote World Peace: Al-Azhar  

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Sheikh of al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayeb underlined the responsibility of religious leaders to work for promoting peace in the world.  
12:04 , 2019 Jan 16
Workers in Kenya Capital Still Trapped after Al-Shabab Terrorist Attack

Workers in Kenya Capital Still Trapped after Al-Shabab Terrorist Attack

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Grief-stricken Kenyans flocked to a morgue in the capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday to look for loved ones among at least 15 people killed in a militant attack on a hotel complex, as workers still trapped pleaded for help.
10:34 , 2019 Jan 16
Registration for Iran Int’l Quran Contests to Run until January 31

Registration for Iran Int’l Quran Contests to Run until January 31

TEHRAN (IQNA) – So far, some 200 Quran activists from 40 countries have registered for participation in this year’s edition of Iran’s international Quran contests, an official said on Monday.
09:58 , 2019 Jan 16
Shots Fired at Texas Mosque Spark Manhunt for Gunman

Shots Fired at Texas Mosque Spark Manhunt for Gunman

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A drive-by shooter opened fire on a mosque near Houston, striking a building and truck parked on its property, officials said Tuesday.
09:28 , 2019 Jan 16
US Jails Muslim TV Anchor on Unspecified Charges

US Jails Muslim TV Anchor on Unspecified Charges

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, has been imprisoned in the United States for unspecified reasons.
08:57 , 2019 Jan 16
2,000 Register for Kuwait Nat’l Quran Contest

2,000 Register for Kuwait Nat’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 2000 Quran reciters and memorizers have registered for the 22nd edition of “Al-Kharafi” national Quran competition in Kuwait.
08:39 , 2019 Jan 16
Nigerian Military Retakes Town Overrun by Daesh-Linked Terrorists

Nigerian Military Retakes Town Overrun by Daesh-Linked Terrorists

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Nigeria’s military recaptured the northeastern town of Rann on Tuesday after it was overrun by Daesh in West Africa (ISWA) insurgents a day earlier, weeks ahead of an election in which security has become a key campaign issue.
15:28 , 2019 Jan 15
Call for Papers: 5th Int’l Conference on Shia Studies

Call for Papers: 5th Int’l Conference on Shia Studies

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic College of London plans to hold its fifth annual international conference on Shia studies in April.
13:54 , 2019 Jan 15
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