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Prominent Egyptian Quran Teacher Dies of Heart Attack

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SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Mustafa Raghib was a memorizer of the entire Quran and taught Quran memorization in the city of Banha in the Arab country’s Qalyubia Governorate. According to akhbarelyom.com, his funeral will be held after noon prayers…

Senior Bahraini Qari Passes Away

SHAFAQNA- According to al-Ayyam daily, Seyed Muhammad Saeed al-Husseini died earlier this week. The country’s Society for Serving the Quran in a statement expressed condolences over the demise of the prominent Qari. It noted that…

Senior Egyptian Quranic Figure Dies

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SHAFAQNA- https://youtu.be/qy0y4J-l8as Sheih Muhammad Abdul Wahab Tantawi, one of Egypt’s most prominent Quran reciters and memorizers, died on Wednesday. Born in 1947 in a village in the North African country’s Dakahlia governorate,…

Farajullah Shazli, Prominent Egyptian Qari Passes Away

SHAFAQNA- Farajullah Shazli, an eminent Egyptian Quran reciter died on Monday. Shazli, who was the deputy head of the Arab country’s Quran Reciters Union died at the age of 69 in Armania village, Beheira Governorate, north of Egypt. He…

Sheikh Mustafa Ismail’s Final Quran Recitation

SHAFAQNA- The prominent Quran master died on December 26, 1978. A few days earlier, on December 22 that year, he recited verses from the Holy Quran (verses 17 to 34 of Surah Kahf) before Friday prayers and at al-Bahr Mosque that had just been…

Sheikh Mustafa Ismail, One of Greatest Egyptian Qaris Ever

SHAFAQNA- Yesterday, December 26, was the 38th anniversary of his demise. He was born on June 17, 1905 in Mitghazal Village near the city of Tanta north of Cairo. He started learning the Quran at an early age and recited the Quran and Adhan…

Veteran Egyptian Qari Dies at 80

SHAFAQNA- Razi was a prominent Quran reciter who traveled to 30 countries in the world to recite the Quran. He was born in July 1936 in Shibramnet Village, Egypt’s Giza governorate. Encouraged by his parents, Abdul Wahid started learning…

Rare Photos of Abdul-Basit Abdus-Samad, World’s Most Popular Qari

SHAFAQNA- Egyptian Quran reciter Abdul-Basit Abdus-Samad (1927–1988) arguably has been the most popular Qari in the world. Born in Egypt in 1927, Abdul Basit Abdul Samad started learning Quran recitation and memorization at 8 and learned…

Sheikh Ahmed Amer, top Egyptian Qari Sheikh Ahmed Amer Passes Away

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SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Ahmed Amer, a senior Qari and Quran master who was known not only in Egypt but around the Muslim world, died at the age of 89, al-Yawm al-Sabi website reported. Born in 1927 in Faqus, a town in the Egyptian governorate…

Raqib Mustafa Qalwash, Egyptian Qari Passes Away

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SHAFAQNA- According to elwehda.com website, he died at the age of 77 in a hospital in Egypt. Qalwash, a senior member of the Arab country’s Quran Reciters and Memorizers Association, had been suffering from an illness for a long time. His…

Anniversary of Master Shahat Anwar’s Death

SHAFAQNA- Shahat Anwar, along with Muhammad Raf’at, Abdul Basit, Mustafa Ismail, and Abolainain Shoaisha, was among Egyptian Qaris whose styles and recitations had significant influence on Iranian Quran reciters. Shahat Anwar died on January…

Sheikh Saeed Hafez, Egyptian Quranic Figure Passes Away

SHAFAQNA- Sheikh Saeed Hafez, who was a leading Mubtahil (invocation reciter) died after a long-term illness, al-Yawm al-Sabi website reported. Sheikh Mahmoud al-Tahami, the director of Egypt’s Association of Tawasheeh and Ibtihal, has…