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Azeri Translator of Quran Dies at 77

TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Azerbaijani scholar who did the first translation of the Quran into the Azeri language died on Monday.

Zakzaky Supporters Accuse Nigeria Govt. of Holding Abducted Girls

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Female supporters of senior Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky accused soldiers of the Nigerian army of abducting twenty-three girls in December 2015 during the massacre in the northern...

Terrorist Attack Targeting Shia Pilgrims in Iraq Foiled

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi security forces thwarted a planned terrorist attack on Shia pilgrims in Samarra, officials said.

Syrian Forces Enter Three Towns after Deal with Kurds

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Syrian army troops entered the towns of Tabqah, Ain Issa and Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria after Damascus reached an agreement with Kurds in the region to deploy troops in the area, state...
Quranic Activities
Iran Names Representative for Jordan’s Int’l Quran Contest

Iran Names Representative for Jordan’s Int’l Quran Contest

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Fatemeh Nazari has been selected as the Islamic Republic of Iran’s representative in the next international Quran competition for women in Jordan, an official said.
14 Oct 2019, 09:47
Political
Terrorist Attack Targeting Shia Pilgrims in Iraq Foiled

Terrorist Attack Targeting Shia Pilgrims in Iraq Foiled

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi security forces thwarted a planned terrorist attack on Shia pilgrims in Samarra, officials said.
15 Oct 2019, 09:04
Religious Activities
Fatwa Int’l Conference Opens in Egypt

Fatwa Int’l Conference Opens in Egypt

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 5th international conference on Ifta (issuing religious edicts) was launched in Egypt on Tuesday.
15 Oct 2019, 16:01
World
At Least 16 Killed in Attack on Burkina Faso Mosque

At Least 16 Killed in Attack on Burkina Faso Mosque

TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least 16 people were killed in Burkina Faso after gunmen stormed a mosque as worshippers prayed, security sources confirmed on Saturday.
13 Oct 2019, 10:18
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