- a city in NW Iran, SW of Teheran, on the Qom river.
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Examples from the Web for qom
Influential clerics from the holy city of Qom opposed and blocked the move and Ahmadinejad gave in.Iran Won’t Let Women Watch The World Cup
June 21, 2014
I know that the Green Wave has established contacts with members of the clergy in Qom and Teheran.Bernard-Henri Lévy on Mansour Osanloo and Regime Change in Iran
March 5, 2013
He specifically said the power lines from Qom to the Shahid Ali Mohammadi complex at Fordow “were cut using explosives.”Who’s Sabotaging Iran’s Nuclear Program?
September 19, 2012
In 2009, the Obama administration exposed such a facility carved into a mountain outside of the Shiite holy city of Qom.U.S., Israel Discuss Triggers for Bombing Iran’s Nuclear Infrastructure
December 28, 2011
The leader of Al Wefaq, Ali Salman, studied in the Iranian seminaries of Qom in the 1980s.Bahrain Opposition No Pawn of Iran’s Mullahs, Shiite Leader Says
November 10, 2011
Qum or Kum
- a city in NW central Iran: a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims. Pop: 1 045 000 (2005 est)
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