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Iran’s Decision on Umrah to Be Based on Outcome of Talks with Saudi Arabia  

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said the country will adopt policy on Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrimage based on the outcome of upcoming negotiations with Saudi officials.

At Least 22 Wounded in Israeli Attack on Gaza Demonstrators

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli soldiers wounded at least 22 Palestinians in an attack on demonstrators that had gathered along Gaza’s territorial waters to stage a new protest against the Israeli occupation.

Iran to Attend Quran Contests in Kuwait, Jordan

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran will send representatives to international Quran competitions in Kuwait and Jordan.

Quran Untranslatable

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Iranian Quran expert underlined that the Holy Book is untranslatable, saying that every translation of the Quran is actually an interpretation.
Quranic Activities
250 Quran Memorizers Honored in Taif

250 Quran Memorizers Honored in Taif

TEHRAN (IQNA) – In a ceremony held in Taif city of the Mecca province, southwest of Saudi Arabia, 250 memorizers of the Quran were honored for their achievement.
18 Dec 2018, 10:16
Political
Hamas Lauds West Bank’s Resistance against Zionist Regime

Hamas Lauds West Bank’s Resistance against Zionist Regime

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh commended the West Bank for its "resistance" in the face of Israeli occupation, as thousands of Palestinians marched in the Gaza Strip to express their support for the movement on its 31st anniversary.
17 Dec 2018, 09:00
Religious Activities
Sign Language, Braille Copies of Quran to Help Pilgrims in Mecca, Medina

Sign Language, Braille Copies of Quran to Help Pilgrims in Mecca, Medina

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Sign language, Braille Qurans and electric wheelchairs are some of the new features in Mecca and Medina to help pilgrims with disabilities to execute the religious rites of Hajj and Umrah.
16 Dec 2018, 09:14
World
Imam Sought for First Mosque in Greek Capital

Imam Sought for First Mosque in Greek Capital

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Greek Education Ministry’s committee for the new mosque in Athens (NPID) announced on Monday that Muslims who legally reside in Attica can apply to become an imam (prayer leader) of the mosque.
18 Dec 2018, 17:05
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