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Dhul Kifl

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Iraq's dubious religious shrines
In the city of Kifl, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hillah, lies the shrine of the Jewish prophet Dhul-Kifl, who arrived in Iraq during the first Babylonian captivity against Jews in 597 B.C.
Jewish shrine reminds Iraqis of religious coexistence
Jews reportedly built the tomb of the Prophet Ezra in Iraq in the fifth century, and the site has undergone many changes since.
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The story this month is about Prophet Dhul Kifl (AS).
Dhul Kifl: Prophet or Saint?
Ibn Kathir is of the opinion that the mention of the name of Sayyiduna Dhul-Kifl along with the other two prophets in the above verse shows that he too was a prophet. However, some other versions do not include him in the category of prophets.
Religious diplomacy in Iraq
Set to open next spring, the al-Balaghi Interfaith Academy is named after an ayatollah who learned Hebrew with the rabbis who once taught at the prophet Ezekiel's tomb, a sacred site located half an hour's drive away at Dhul-Kifl (pictured, below).

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