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Iran: see QomQom
, city (1991 pop. 681,253), Tehran prov., W central Iran. Located in a semiarid region, it is an industrial and transportation center. Its manufactures include textiles, glass, pottery, and shoes. Large deposits of petroleum have been found in the area.
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, Qum, Kum
a city in NW central Iran: a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims. Pop.: 1 045 000 (2005 est.)
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(60.) For specific examples see 'Ali Muhammad Dawlatabadi, Kbatirat va mulabizat-i Sayyid 'Alt Muhammad Dawlatabadi, edited by Iraj Afshar (Tehran: Sukhan, 2009), 3-5; John Gurney and Mansur Sifatgul, eds., Qum dar qahti-yi buzurg-i 1,308 Qamari (Qum: Marashi Najafi, 2008), 10-106 (esp.
Of particular interest is the Sharjah-based Isfahan Carpet Exhibition that presents a new 10-year old 4x6-metre pure silk Qum carpet of dome design worth Dh280,000.
Concurrently, Iran was taking steps to move its most sensitive nuclear fuel production to a heavily defended underground military facility outside the holy city of Qum.
1992), but he left after the 1991 uprising against Saddam Hussein for Iran where he studied with a number of prominent Qum leaders, foremost Sheikh Mustafa al-Harandi who features prominently in this book as the proponent of a new, individual-based concept of government.
Yukiya Amano, IAEA Director General, said that Iran has failed to implement Security Council and agency resolutions, including the additional inspection protocol, in to bolster confidence-building regarding the peaceful nature of its nuclear program.Amano called on Iran to fully cooperate with international inspectors and come clean on several outstanding matters, noting that Tehran has yet to comply with Security Council demands on suspending uranium enrichment by contiuing operation in one facility, building another near Qum and building a new reactor.Iran has rejected UN demands to clarify its advanced uranium enrichment program, which Western governments claim is a pretext for developing nuclear weapons capability.
The statement said representatives from the Organisation of Islamic Conference, Al-Azhar University in Egypt, Deoband Darul Uloom, Karachi Darul Uloom and the Qum centre in Iran had been invited to the conference following the suggest of the religious scholars.
In fact, news of the secret nuclear facility, outside the holy city of Qum, and the missile test, came just days before the U.S.
The spies tracked it for two years as bunkers were dug near Qum. Three thousand centrifuges - vital equipment for making weapons-grade uranium - were installed and scientists brought in.
They confessed to the bunker - near Qum, 100 miles from the capital - after British, American and French spies uncovered details.
(27.) I am thankful to Mahdi Golshani for these references: Origins of Species was translated by Nur al-Din Farikhta as Bunyad anwa' (Arumia: Anzali, 1363); Muhammad Taqi Ja'fari, Afrinash-e Insan (Tehran; Muaassa tadwin-wa-nashr Athar asnad Allama Muhammad Taqi Ja'fari, 1386); Ja'far Subhani, Darwinism ba takamil anwa' (Qum: Intasharat tawhid, n.d.); Mad'Llah Suhani, Khalqat-e Insan (Tehran: Shirkat-e Sahami Intashar, 1351); various references to Darwinism in Muhammad Hussain Tabataba'i, Tafsir al-Mizan (Qum: Jami'ah Mudarsin hawzah 'ilmiyyah Qum: Daftar Intisharat Islami, 1386), especially see: vol.