Holy Quran

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  • اهدا خون 2021-05-11 16:43

    Blood donation up 27% during Qadr nights

    TEHRAN – Iranian people donated 141,148 units of blood during Qadr nights - the 19th, 21st, and 23rd of the holy month of Ramadan fall on May 13th, 15th, and 17th this year – an increase of 27 percent year on year.

  • virtual Quran exhibition 2021-04-11 19:00

    Tehran virtual Quran exhibition to start in May

    TEHRAN – The virtual edition of the International Holy Quran Exhibition, which is organized every year during the holy month of Ramadan, known as the spring of the Holy Quran, will start on May 1 and will run for ten days.

  • A poster for Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei’s “An Interpretation on Sura Taghabun”. 2020-07-17 18:34

    Leader’s interpretation on sura Taghabun published

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei’s interpretation on Taghabun (Loss and Gain), the 64th sura (chapter) of the Holy Quran, has been published in a book.

  • Quran 2020-06-28 21:00

    Exceptional Iranian Quran sells for over £7m at Christie’s

    TEHRAN – A rare manuscript of a 15th-century Iranian Quran has recently sold for £7,016,250, almost 12 times more than its estimated price, in an auction held in London by the Christie’s.

  • Maryam Kazemi 2020-05-16 18:30

    Female calligrapher Maryam Kazemi inscribes entire Quran 

    TEHRAN – Maryam Kazemi Savadkuhi has inscribed the entire Quran in the naskh style of calligraphy with golden ink and is believed to be the second female calligrapher of the world of Islam.

  • Qadr nights being observed under health protocols 2020-05-15 11:37

    Qadr nights being observed under health protocols

    Communal praying and recitations of the Holy Quran are being held across the country during Qadr nights - the 19th, 21st, and 23rd of the holy month of Ramadan falls on May 13th, 15th, and 17th this year – observing health protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • calligraphy 2019-12-27 18:12

    Ankara hosts exhibition of Quran calligraphy by Iranian, Turkish artists

    TEHRAN – An exhibition showcasing Quran calligraphy by a group of Iranian and Turkish artists opened in Ankara on Thursday.

  • 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.