Holy Quran


  • A large Qur’an leaf in gold Kufic script on blue vellum, Near East, North Africa or Southern Spain, 9th-10th century CE (est. £400,000-600,000). Courtesy Sotheby’s. 2019-10-02 20:40

    Sotheby’s to put arts of the Islamic world on auction

    TEHRAN – Sotheby's, a British-founded American multinational corporation headquartered in New York City, has announced highlights of arts from the Islamic world, which will go under hammer in its upcoming auction.

  • An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam 2019-03-13 11:15

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    An exploration into the life of American-Iranian who fell in love with Islam

    Quran had taught me to be a critical thinker: Laleh Bakhtiar

    TEHRAN — Laleh Bakhtiar, an Iranian-American Islamic scholar, is the first woman to present a critical translation of the Quran in any language.

  • Hojjatoleslam Mostafa Borujerdi (3rd L), Ayatollah Seyyed Mostafa Mohaqeq-Damad (4th L) and several unidentified clerics unveil “Tafsir Shams”, a new Persian exegesis of the Holy Quran, at the Interna 2018-12-16 19:01

    New Persian exegesis of Quran published  

    TEHRAN – A new Persian exegesis of the Holy Quran has recently been published by Bustane Ketab, a publishing company in Qom.

  • Centuries-old Quran manuscripts restored 2018-12-03 21:21

    Centuries-old Quran manuscripts restored

    TEHRAN – Centuries-old manuscripts of the holy Quran have recently been rehabilitated with the efforts of Kordestan province’s cultural heritage department, CHTN reported.

  • Zakzaky 2018/09/10

    By Yusuf Abdullahi

    Zakzaky’s 1000 days of wrongful incarceration

    TEHRAN - It’s been 1000 days of Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzaky’s wrongful incarceration along with his wife and other associates since the Zaria massacre where about 1000 innocent Nigerians were killed in cold blood by those constitutionally mandated to protect them. Programs and protests were organized all across the world to demand justice for Zakzaky and to draw the attention of Nigerian authorities towards the repercussions of tyranny and injustice meted against the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.

  • Centuries-old copy of Quran recovered 2018-06-14 14:38

    Centuries-old copy of Quran recovered

    TEHRAN – A centuries-old copy of the Holy Quran has been recovered by the Iranian police.

  • People visit an exhibit of rare Quranic manuscripts at Dr. Zakir Husain Library in New Delhi on June 11. 2018-06-14 14:27

    Iranian center exhibits rare Quranic manuscripts in New Delhi 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Noor Microfilm International Centre has put on show a collection of its rare Quranic manuscripts at Dr. Zakir Husain Library in New Delhi. 

  • A view of the pulpit at Lat-Qazi mosque 2018-05-29 12:05

    Centuries-old engraved pulpit unveiled in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – A Centuries-old pulpit bearing engraved decoration was unveiled on Monday at a mosque in Arangeh village, northern Alborz province.

  • blind women 2018-04-30 21:49

    Iran will host blind women’s Quran competitions next year

    TEHRAN – Next year, Iran will host the 3rd international Holy Quran competitions for blind women, State Welfare Organization chief Anoushirvan Mohseni Bandpey announced last week.

  • quran 2018-04-24 05:19

    Tehran hosting 2nd women’s intl. Quran competition

    TEHRAN – Representatives from 28 countries are participating in the second international Quran competition for Muslim women, which started in Tehran on Saturday and will wrap up today.

  • Quran recitation 2017-05-31 12:07

    Quran recitation during Ramadan 

    Recitation of the Holy Quran is a national ritual practiced particularly during the fasting month of Ramadan. The picture depicts Muslim observers in the shrine of Mohammad Helal Ibn-e Ali (AS), in Aran va Bidgol, a small town in Isfahan Province, central Iran. People recite the Holy Quran right after their morning prayer.  In recent years, Aran va Bidgol is well-known as “an exemplary Quranic city” for having had prominent activities in Islamic teachings. Fars/ Mahdi Marizad

  • Baysunqur Quran  2016-11-15 18:45

    Tehran museum showcases pages of Baysunqur Quran 

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Malek Museum and Library showcased pages of a rare manuscript folio of the Holy Quran known as the Baysunqur Quran in an exhibition on Monday evening.

  • Quranic calligraphy exhibition underway at Tehran gallery 2016-06-18 11:03

    Quranic calligraphy exhibition underway at Tehran gallery

    Calligraphy works featuring verses of the Holy Quran are on display in an exhibition at City Gallery (Negarestane Shahr) in Tehran on June 16, 2016. The exhibition entitled “The Light of Quran” runs until June 23 at the gallery located at Goft-o-Gu Park.

  • Tehran Quran exhibit kicks off 2016-06-14 10:51

    Tehran Quran exhibit kicks off

    TEHRAN- The 24th edition of Tehran International Holy Quran Exhibition opened at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla on Monday, promoting the motto “Toward Understanding the Holy Quran”.