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A soft twilled fabric of silk or of a blend of silk and rayon.

[French surat, after Surat.]


(Textiles) a twill-weave fabric of silk or rayon, used for dresses, blouses, etc
[C19: from the French pronunciation of Surat]


(ˈsʊər ə)

a soft, lustrous, twilled fabric of silk, wool, or synthetic fiber.
[1880–85; appar. variant of Surat]
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The manuscript contains parts of chapters 18 to 20 of the Qur'an known as Surah Al-Kahf, Surah Maryam and Surah Taha, written with ink in Hijazi, an early form of Arabic script.
Rulers should read Surah Ahzab and compare today's situation with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)'s era.
Objective: Qucip will deliver the first historical-critical commentary on a sizable portion of the quran in english, Covering the three longest and most complex compositions in the islamic scripture, Surahs 24, As well as the short opening surah 1.
Moreover, Surah Al-Kaafiroon (109) ordains Muslims to be tolerant to other religions.
BEIRUT -- A Lebanese judge ordered three Muslim young men who insulted Christianity to memorize verses from the Quran's Al-Omran surah which glorifies Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ.
If one considers Ayah 7:121 of Surah al-An'aam: "Eat not of (meats) on which Allah's name has not been pronounced" together with the fact that the People of the Book do not invoke Allah's Name, one may get confused.
with the argument that humans sear upon God and God swears upon "time" in Surah
Abdul Saboor, Professor of Economics and Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, while giving the importance of time opened his presentation with the argument that humans sear upon God and God swears upon 'time' in Surah Al-Asar which indicates the unmatchable importance of time.
In its order, the court also regretted that those who were part of the sit-in were ostensibly advocating a religious cause without recourse to courts, including the Federal Shariat Court (FSC), and by taking the law into their own hands were sowing divisions and differences 'against the clear proscription by Almighty Allah in Surah Ash-Shura (42) Ayat 13 and Surah Al-Imran (3) Ayat 103 and Ayat 105'.
change reciters and complete the same verses without repeating the Surah from the
In connection with these rules, there are examples in the form of the meanings of commands using command verbs (fi'il injunction) but not meaningful mandatory, but a significant al-Ibahah (allow), as proposed Ruslan [7] in his paper "Rule Amar and nahyi ", for example in the Qur'an in surah al-Baqarah (2): 187, which means:" Eat and drink ye.
In Surah Ma'idah, Verse 32, God says that if anyone kills someone unjustly, it is as if he had murdered all mankind.