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See Qom.


(Placename) a variant of Qom


or Qum


a city in NW Iran, SW of Teheran. 780,453.
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Noun1.Qum - a city in northwestern Iran; a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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Al-Wifaq's head, Ayatollah Ali Salman, studied in Qum and so did his Guide, Issa Qassem.
Political observers say the religious-based uprising, cloaked in the name democracy, has direct links with Iranian regime in Qum.
What they do is take Alevi dedes to Iran's city of Qum to use them for their plans," he explained.
His success in restoring traditional Shiite doctrine would relocate the theological center of gravity from Qum in Iran to Najaf in Iraq, thus posing a mortal threat to the ideological justification of the Iranian regime.
The adult Safeguard comes in two versions and four color options: Black, Realtree, Lost Qum, and Safeguard Pink.
One of the targets was the deep, underground Fordo plant near Qum where Iran is producing most of its medium-enriched uranium which could be converted to bomb grade material in a matter of months.
16) "ordinamus atque concedimus uobis ad imperandum, per hanc scriptura testamenti, qum homni intecritate, castellum quos uocitant Sancti Salbatore, qui est super ripa crepidinis aluey Curonio, qum mandationibus suis uel homines ei deseruientes, de aqua de Porma a ripa, et insuper Ferrarias, ab integras.
Tehran is said to have nearly completed a nuclear enrichment plan with the last of 3,000 uranium centrifuges installed at the underground site of Fordo, near the holy city of Qum.
The International Atomic Energy Agency recently reported that, over the summer, Iran doubled the number of centrifuges at its Fordow site near Qum, giving it three-quarters of the needed centrifuges to complete the site and feeding fears that Iran will be able to produce nuclear fuel at a protected site within a few months.
American officials have repeatedly tried to assure the Israelis that they have the country's back - and to remind them that Israel does not have the ability, by itself, to destroy the facility, built beneath a mountain outside Qum," the New York Times reports.
In a statement to the press on Wednesday in Qum City, Abdullahian, condemned the foreign meddling in the affairs of the countries of the region, particularly in Syria's affairs, saying that Syria is facing an international coalition of more than 70 political systems which represent the peak of hypocrisy and duplicity.
Students Justice, Students of the Islamic World, Independent Union of Islamic Student Groups, The Office for Implementation of Unity, Islamic Society of Students, The International Union of the Unified Ummah, Group of Seminary Students of the Islamic Awakening, Institute for the representatives of the Islamic seminary students of Qum, Institute for Religious Dialogue.