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Mashhad to Host Nat’l Quran Contest for Techers, Education Ministry Staff

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The 3rd edition of a national Quran competition for teachers and Education Ministry personnel will kick off in the holy city of Mashhad, northeast Iran, on Monday.

Iran’s Dar-ol-Quran Center to Train 200,000 Memorizers of Quran

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Head of Iran’s Dar-ol-Quran Organization said the organization plans to contribute to the National Quran Memorization Plan by training as many as 200,000 memorizers of the Quran.

Karbala Nat’l Quran Award: Participants Take Written Exam

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The preliminary stage of Karbala Nat’l Quran Award in Iraq began in the Iraqi holy city.

Smell of Smoke Still Lingers inside South Africa Shia Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The heavy smell of smoke still lingers inside the Imam Hussain (AS) Mosque in Verulam, South Africa, more than a month after it was petrol bombed in a deadly attack in May.
Quranic Activities
Memorizer from Niger Wins Quran Competition in Rwanda

Memorizer from Niger Wins Quran Competition in Rwanda

TEHRAN (IQNA) – 23-year-old Maazu Ibrahim Muadh from Niger beat 43 students from 17 African countries to emerge the overall winner of the 7th edition of Rwanda international competition of reciting the Quran this past Saturday.
25 Jun 2018, 10:45
Political
Yemeni Forces Fire Missile at Riyadh

Yemeni Forces Fire Missile at Riyadh

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Yemeni troops targeted the Saudi capital Riyadh with a ballistic missile attack while the kingdom claims to have intercepted the missiles.
25 Jun 2018, 10:13
Religious Activities
Iranian Hajj Official Stresses Importance of Muslim Unity

Iranian Hajj Official Stresses Importance of Muslim Unity

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Hajj and pilgrimage affairs underlined the need for avoiding discord and promoting unity in Hajj.
23 Jun 2018, 10:24
World
Vigil Held to Support Minnesota Mosque after Hate Crime

Vigil Held to Support Minnesota Mosque after Hate Crime

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Nearly 80 people turned out in a show of support for an Islamic Center in downtown Rochester, US state of Minnesota, for an early Sunday vigil following a potential hate crime there Saturday.
25 Jun 2018, 09:06
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