12:32 - December 06, 2019
News ID: 3470041
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran reading session was held for women in Iraq’s province of Dhi Qar.


The program was held on Wednesday after the return of calm to the province, al-Masaleh news website reported.

Following weeks of unrest in Dhi Qar, tribal leaders and security forces held meetings and reached an agreement for an end to the turmoil.

Over the past few months, parts of Iraq have been the scene of protests and rallies. What was initially a peaceful protest movement against corruption in the Arab country later turned into violent clashes and rioting in major cities.

Quranic activities have significantly developed in Iraq since the 2003 overthrow of former dictator Saddam Hussein.

There has been a growing trend of Quranic programs such as competitions, recitation sessions and educational programs held in the country in recent years.

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