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Renowned Sudanese Quran reciter Sheikh Nurayn passes away in car accident

Famous Sudanese Quran reciter Sheikh Nurayn Muhammad Siddiq is no more!

Shaykh Nurayn Muhammad Siddique passed away in a car accident in the Omdurman area of his native Sudan.

Sheikh Norayn (known with different spellings such as Noreen, Nurain, Nureyn, etc), and his three hafiz companions died last night in a fatal traffic accident on their way back from a missionary trip, reports the Anadolu Agency.

The funeral prayers of Sheikh Nurayn were offered on November 7, 2020, in Khartoum, Sudan.

Shaykh Nurayn is one of the most accomplished reciters of the Quran.

He has been a popular figure among Muslims all around the world for his distinctive way of reciting the Quran in the Al Duri qira’at.

On his sad demise, tributes pour in on social media.


Al Duri qira’at of the Holy Quran:

Abu ‘Amr Hafs Ibn ‘Umar Ibn ‘Abd al-‘Aziz al-Baghdadi, better known as Al-Duri (150-246AH), was a significant figure in the transmission of the Qira’at, or methods of reciting the Quran. Of the seven canonical reciters, al-Duri was a transmitter for two entirely separate methods: that of Abu ‘Amr ibn al-‘Ala’ and that of Al-Kisa’i.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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