Reciting the Qur’aan starting with Soorah of Al-Naas, Soorah of Al-Falaq, and Soorah of Al-Ikhlaas…

Question 5: Is it permissible to recite the Soorahs (Qur’aanic “chapters”) in an order other than that of the Mus-haf (copy of the Qur’aan), for example, Soorah Al-Falaq before Soorah Al-Naas or something like that?

Answer: It is better to recite the Soorahs in the order of the ‘Uthmaanee script of the Mus-haf starting with Al-Faatihah, then Al-Baqarah, then ‘Aal-‘Imraan, and ending with Soorah Al-Naas. Accordingly, reciting Soorah Al-Falaq before Soorah Al-Naas is in agreement with the order of the ‘Uthmaanee script… read more here.

Allaah challenged those who doubt the revelation of the Qur’aan to the Messenger?

Question 2: What challenge has Allaah made to those doubting that the Qur’aan was revealed to the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him)?

Answer: Allaah has challenged them to produce the like of the Qur’aan, or ten Soorahs (chapters) of the Qur’aan, or even just one Soorah, but they failed… read more here.