What is Al Qur’an (The Koran)?

Terry Jones, the Florida pastor, burn the Koran in his small church in Gainesville, Fla., on March 20, with only 30 worshipers attending.

The act drew little response worldwide, but provoked angry condemnation in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where it was reported in the local media and where anti-American sentiment already runs high. Last week, President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan condemned the burning in an address before Parliament, and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan on Thursday called on the United States to bring those responsible for the Koran burning to justice.

So, What is the Koran?

Koran derived from Arabic word Al Qur’an. It means “The Reading”. Al Qur’an is the words of God revealed to the Prophet Muhammad Peace be Upon Him.

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