New Fatwa Forbids Qur’an Verses as Ring Tones

Posted on February 7, 2007


Friday, 2 February, 2007, 01:10 PM Doha Time

DUBAI: Dubai’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Dr Ahmad Abdul Aziz al- Haddad issued a fatwa yesterday prohibiting the use of verses from the Holy Qur’an as mobile phone ring tones.
Al-Haddad said that using the Qur’an on mobile phones was “a violation to its glory and sacredness.” The verses should be reflected as “the words of God.”

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