Gambian Comes Third in International Qu'ranic Recitation Contest
A Gambian has placed third in an annual Qu'ran recitation competition in the United Arab Emirates. Modou Jobe, 17, won a cash prize after 12 nights of Qu'ranic tests. This is the same competition that Ismail Madar, a Somali national, was expelled from when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and Yemen cut diplomatic relations with Qatar.
17-year-old Modou Jobe
Dalsan Radio, 12 June 2017
A Somali citizen has been was on Sunday deported citizens were on Sunday deported from the United Arab Emirates in what may have been the first manifestation of a diplomatic row… Read more »