Wednesday 14 November 2018 \

 

Putin's nephew will take part in "Islam in the Urals" conference

Roman Putin, the great-nephew of Russian President Vladimir Putin, will visit Ekaterinburg on November 14. He will take part in the "Islam in the Urals"conference, which will be held at the Officers' House on Pervomayskaya Street . The conference  will begin at 10:00 in the morning.
 
 

Number of umrah visas issued by Saudi ministry nears 1 mln

The number of Umrah visas issued this year has reached 998,670, of which 695,740 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, according to data provided by the Hajj and Umrah Ministry.
 
There are 294,767 pilgrims still in the Kingdom, with 198,786 in Makkah and 95,981 in Madinah.
 
Most pilgrims — 650,702 — came to the Kingdom by air, while 45,010 entered by land and 28 arrived by sea.
 
 

Mawlid al-Nabi was held in Yoshkar Ola

An event dedicated to the month of birth of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was held in the capital of the Republic of Mari El. Mawlid an-Nabi gathered religious and public figures, eminent athletes. A delegation of the Muftiate of Dagestan, consisting of the deputy Mufti Ahmad Kakhayev, the assistant Mufti Ahmad Magomedov and others, also took part in the Majlis.

 

Heads of Dagestan and Tatarstan commented on the results of the Russia-Islamic World Forum

 
Tatarstan President Rustam Minikhanov, commenting on the results of the Russia-Islamic World forum, thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin, Head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasilyev, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for supporting the idea of ​​holding this event.
 
He also noted the significance of the event for the region, which is the largest subject of the country where Muslims live.
 
 

"99 names of Allah" contest for kids held in Crimea

A contest on the knowledge of the names of Allah was held among students of the basic Islam courses in the village of Izyumovka, Kirovsky district.  
 
More than 10 children from 7 to 14 years prticipated in the contest. They demonstrated their knowledge gained in lessons on the basics of Islam. The winners of the competition were awarded with valuable gifts, as well as all participants got presents too. During the event, the children took part in thematic races and quests.
 
 

Competition "Young preacher" was held in Tatarstan

The Muslim Religious Board of the Republic of Tatarstan announces the start of accepting applications for participation in the IV Republican contest “Young Preacher” (“Yash vagazhe”). Participants can be young boys and girls aged from 17 to 35 years. Under the terms of the competition, they should not be practicing imams, khazrats and teachers.

 

Named winner of "the Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group" award

Hadzhi-Murat Rajabov won the Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group award for the “Man and Faith”documentary film,  the press service of the head  of the region reports.
 
 

UAE launches National Festival of Tolerance

A festival to celebrate the country’s culture of tolerance, harmony and coexistence among the dozens of nationalities living together was launched in the UAE.
 
The inaugural National Festival of Tolerance kicked off on Friday with the Walk of Tolerance in Umm Al Emarat Park in Abu Dhabi.
 
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, led hundreds of people of all backgrounds, including those with disabilities, in a show of solidarity.
 
 

Vladimir Vasiliev: the spread of Islam in Russia began from Dagestan

Today, at the Plenary meeting of the Russia-Islamic World Strategic Vision Group, the Head of the republic of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasilyev, addressing to the participants of the Group led by Chairman Rustam Minnikhanov, thanked them for their decision to hold the IV annual meeting in Makhachkala. As the head of the region noted, the spread of Islam religion in the territory of Russia began from Dagestan, where three world religions peacefully coexist for centuries.

 

A Muslim cemetery was vandalized in Germany

Unknown people vandalized twelve gravestones with red paint in the night of Sunday. Several swastikas and an antifa symbol were sprayed. In addition, the names of the buried were made unrecognizable and racist slogans were written on the stones. There was a damage in the amount of 1,300 euros. 
 
The Northeim police requested that eyewitnesses, if any, contact them to  find the perpetrators.
 
 
 

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