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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.

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...

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.

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.
Quranic Activities
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.
16 Jan 2019, 15:08
Political
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 Jan 2019, 16:28
Religious Activities
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.  
16 Jan 2019, 12:04
World
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.
16 Jan 2019, 09:28
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