Hosam Kanaber


Bachelor's Degree (BA)

Cairo, Egypt

About me

“As an Arabic teacher for the past 15 years, I have had the pleasure of teaching non-native speakers from all around the world. IQRA has allowed me to reach students in countries I couldn’t imagine, all using the most up-to-date and innovative education technology. I am so proud of my students who have excelled and mastered the rules of Tajweed and can have conversations in Arabic. I love to make the lessons easy to understand but challenging and interactive. My job at IQRA is a prayer answered.

15 years experience in public speaking, administration, management of public and private mosques. and teaching Arabic, Quran, and Islamic sciences to non-Arabic speakers.
Teacher of the Holy Quran and Arabic language for speakers of other languages, from 2006- 2021.
A teacher of the Holy Quran and the Arabic language for non-Arabic speakers through the Internet: “Iqranetwork.com” since 2017.
An Imam and preacher of Al-Huda Mosque in Cairo – Ministry of Awqaf (MOA) since 2011.”


Arabic LanguageIslamic HistoryQuran RecitationTeaching kids

Verified Teachers


Each IQRA instructor is a certified professional as an Arabic tutor online or an online Quran tutor trained to teach you and your family. Our instructors offer excellent command of the recitation and memorization of the Quran and are skilled in Arabic grammar.


Aside from being qualified professionals, our teachers also offer a background of experience in teaching Arabic language, Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), Tafseer, Tajweed and Islamic history.


We also offer the option of an online female Quran teacher to address those needs. Our tutors are trained to handle children ages 5 to 15, and can create a welcoming online learning environment to best suit your family’s need

Our tutor hiring process is rigorous. Each candidate must go through a round of interviews and a verification process. All candidates are also required to complete a full background check. This process guarantees that only the best are selected to instruct families throughout their Arabic and Quran learning journey.

To ensure that our instructors are always delivering high-quality teaching, they must participate in regular evaluations to verify that their knowledge and skills still consistently meets our standards..

Learn From Our Blog

Believer in deep sujood, exploring the significance of duas and the different types of Sajdah.

Understanding Sujood: From Duas Between Sujood to the Different Types of Sajdah

October 2, 2023
Delving into the heart of Sujood, this guide unravels the intimate duas whispered between prostrations and the rich tapestry of Sajdah types. Explore the nuances
Silhouette of Prophet Muhammad as a beacon of light amidst the vast desert, symbolizing the finality and guiding presence of the last of the prophets.

Unraveling the “Seal of the Prophets”: The Final Messenger’s Legacy

September 27, 2023
Delve into the deep-rooted significance of the 'Seal of the Prophets' in Islamic theology. Discover why Prophet Muhammad stands as the concluding figure in the
Multicultural group of Muslims from various backgrounds gathered in a modern Western city, radiating joy and unity.

Learning Islam: Common Misconceptions Debunked

September 13, 2023
Uncover the essence of learning Islam as we debunk widespread misconceptions. From the true meaning of 'Jihad' to the diverse faces of Muslims worldwide, journey

How To Join IQRA Video

Answer a few questions for your top picks

You ask, we answer

Here are responses to some frequently-asked questions

Can I choose to have a female teacher?

Yes. Most women prefer to be taught by a female. Our female teachers are certified with ijaza, have taught for years, and have attained recognition as a scholar. They are all highly qualified and offer a level of comfort to our female students. Let us know your preference and we are happy to arrange it.

How do you pick your teachers?

With thousands of applications a year, we are blessed to be in a position to choose only the best. It is a rigorous application and background check process. They must go through a preliminary round of vetting before being offered an interview. After hiring, they are required to successfully complete a training and onboarding procedure before they teach their first student. All our teachers have regular in-service training sessions to empower them with the latest tools in education.

How do you maintain quality?

Every lesson is recorded. There is no other program that offers recorded sessions and the opportunity to view them. The academic advising team uses it for training purposes and to continually find ways to improve and make it dynamic for the student.

Do the teachers speak English?

Yes. With the majority of our students being native English speakers, it’s important that we maintain a staff of English-speaking teachers and advisors. Be assured, our native Arabic speaking teachers all have English aptitude.