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Senegal Introduces Contenders in Iran Int’l Quran Contests

SHAFAQNA - According to the Iranian Cultural Center in Dakar, they will take part in the recitation and memorization categories of the international Quran competitions for men, women, and seminary students. Ms Maymouna Lu will be the West…

Iran to Hold Quranic Course in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian Cultural Center in Senegal will organize the second edition of an advanced course on Tajweed recitation of the Quran. According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), to which the…

Conference of Palestine in view of Abrahamic faiths in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian Cultural Center in Senegal plans to hold a conference on “Palestine in View of Abrahamic Faiths”. It will be organized with the cooperation of the Iranian embassy and representative office of Al-Mustafa International…

Senegal's Good Friday Dish Is A Treat For Both Christians And Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - Marie-Victoire Carvalho Sow is busy in the annex to her kitchen in Dakar, dishing out giant ladles full of a traditional Senegalese Easter treat. It's called ngalakh – a delectable mix of millet, groundnut (peanut) paste, bouye…

Quran, Hadith Festival Held in Senegal

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SHAFAQNA- The Al-Mustafa International University’s office in Senegal held a Quran and Hadith festival in the African country. It was organized in two sections, written and oral, on March 13 and 14, according to Tasnim. In the oral…

Dakar Islamic Institute to host largest Quranic gathering

SHAFAQNA - According to the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, the National Union of Schools and Quranic Institutes of Senegal invited the Iranian Embassy and Cultural Center in the African country to attend the program titled "journée…

Course on “Monotheism in View of AhlulBayt (A.S.)” Begins in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - An educational course on “Monotheism in View of AhlulBayt (A.S.)” has been orgaized by Iranian Cultural Center in Senegal. According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, this is the third edition…

Senegal considers implementing a ban on the burqa

SHAFAQNA - Senegal is considering banning women from wearing the burqa, amid rising fears of extremism in the west African country. The Interior Minister, Abdoulaye Daouda, said, “Women would no longer be allowed to wear the Islamic dress,…

French translation of Imam Sajjad's work released in Senegal

SHAFAQNA - The book, 'Secrets of Haj' or 'Shebli's Hadith' by the forth Shi'ite Imam, Zain ul-Abedin (AS) was translated into French and released in Senegal by Iran's Cultural Attaché in this country. According to IBNA correspondent quoting…