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19 November, 2018
China is set to overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International.
 
In a report published Tuesday at an industry conference in London, Euromonitor said it is predicting there will be 1.4 billion trips made in 2018, up 5 percent from last year. Stronger growth in many major economies mean industry receipts will rise by an estimated 11 percent.
 
17 November, 2018
Iran is making plans for nominating a city as the Islamic capital of environment and sustainable development at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the deputy education minister for international affairs has said.
 
The possible inclusion of an Iranian city in ISESCO list will make the cities environmentally friendly in line with achieving sustainable development goals, Gholamreza Karimi who is also a secretary general at ISESCO national commission and a member of ISESCO executive council explained. 
17 November, 2018
Have you ever wondered what Muslims do at the mosque or what a mosque is?
 
In an initiative for both tourists and residents, the Islamic Information Centre (IIC) has launched a free-for-all 'mosque experience' where they are inviting people of all faiths and nationalities to attend their weekly tours of one of the most beautiful mosques in Dubai. The aim of the tour is to demystify any misconceptions they may be having about Islamic and Arabic culture.
 
16 November, 2018
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says five-year-old Rahim Kurayev – dubbed the “Chechen Schwarzenegger” – can repeat his “world record” of 4,105 push-ups without stopping after the feat was reportedly not officially recognized.
Kurayev is said to have achieved the impressive push-up tally in 2 hours and 25 minutes, according to local sports minister Musa Khanarikov.
 
16 November, 2018
The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Abbas Salehi, met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Medinsky in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
 
Salehi expressed his thanks over the support from the Russian Culture Ministry for organizing an Iranian cultural week in Russia, and said that Iran is ready to help the country organize a Russian cultural festival in Iran, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Thursday.
 
He also stressed the need to organize mutual book fairs in Russia and Iran.
16 November, 2018
Speakers at 6th International Conference on 'Islam and Liberty' said that the Islamic teachings have never forbidden markets to grow but it imposed specific restrictions to curb all sorts of exploitation and injustices. They said that it was need of the hour to integrate Islamic teachings in modern world to lead the Muslims and eventually present an Islamic model of economy.
16 November, 2018
Indonesia and the Association of Southeastern Asian Nations (ASEAN) are ready to help resolve Rohingya issue, the country’s president said on Thursday.
 
"Indonesia is ready! I am sure, the ASEAN is also ready to help the Myanmar government to create a conducive condition in the Rakhine State, where freedom of movement should be respected," Indonesia’s Antara news agency quoted Joko Widodo as saying.
 
15 November, 2018
Denis Protsenko, head of the department of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation for the South and North Caucasus Federal Districts announced, on Wednesday, that the 8th century Juma mosque in Derbent will be restored by 2020 and the cost of restoration work will exceed 300 million rubles.
 
15 November, 2018

The Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and the Crimean hajj-operator AVN-Tour invite Muslims to perform Umrah (small hajj) during the winter holidays. For those who want to make Umrah, four tour packages have been developed: Umra-standard, Umra-comfort, Umra-luxe and Umra-exclusive.

15 November, 2018
 Iranian students came in first by winning 9 gold and silver medals at the 2018 International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA), Fars news agency reported on Tuesday.
 
Fatemeh Mohajerani, an official with the Ministry of Education, explained that 9 Iranian students in two teams vied against their contestants and managed to win 6 gold medals and 3 silver medals. 
 
Teams from Russia and China ranked second and third respectively, she added. 
 
15 November, 2018
The new law on the sale of tobacco products has entered into force in Turkey, the Turkish newspaper “Resmi Gazete” reported Nov. 8.
 
Under the new law, advertising of tobacco products will be completely prohibited in Turkey, according to the report.
 
It is also forbidden to demonstrate tobacco products in films, music videos and social networks.
 
All tobacco products will be sold in the same packages without logos and other labels of manufacturers.
15 November, 2018
Muslims will no longer be able to perform prayers at the mosque located inside the compound of India's national landmark Taj Mahal, except on Fridays when the mosque is only open to locals, due to a decision by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) reported on Monday.
 
According to the Times of India daily, ASI officials said the order implements a Supreme Court ruling decided in July.
 
14 November, 2018
Nigeria’s commercial state of Lagos on Tuesday approved the wearing of hijab, Muslim headscarves to public schools.
 
The issue of hijab had been the subject of litigation in the past going as far as the Appeal Court. The court in 2016 ordered that females be allowed to wear the hijab to school.
 
14 November, 2018
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.
 
14 November, 2018
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.
 
13 November, 2018

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.

13 November, 2018
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.
 
13 November, 2018
 
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.
 
13 November, 2018

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.

13 November, 2018
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.
 
12 November, 2018

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.

12 November, 2018
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.
 
12 November, 2018

70 participants of the upcoming meeting of the Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group, which will be held on November 12 in Kaspiysk, visited the city of Derbent on Sunday. In the ancient city they visited the Naryn-Kala fortress and the Juma mosque.

12 November, 2018
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.
 
12 November, 2018
The Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group "the Russia-Islamic World" started its meeting on Monday in Dagestan under the chairmanship of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, will discuss issues of countering extremism through education.
 
On Monday, Minnikhanov arrived in Makhachkala with a working visit, in the framework of which he also plans to discuss the development of interregional cooperation with the head of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasilyev.
 
 

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