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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.

Bravery, Sacrifice, Hazrat Zahra’s (SA) Lesson for World

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei described bravery and sacrifice as the lesson of Hazrat Zahra (SA) for all Muslims.

‘Mobile Mosques’ Planned for 2020 Summer Olympics

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Plans are under way to deploy “mobile mosques” to event venues, training camps and other sites at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for use by Muslim athletes and other participants.
Quranic Activities
‘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.
21 Feb 2018, 11:50
Political
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.
22 Feb 2018, 19:33
Religious Activities
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).
21 Feb 2018, 11:20
World
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.
21 Feb 2018, 08:52
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