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17 July, 2018
A flight school in Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for women, following the end of a decades-long driving ban in the deeply conservative Muslim country where many social restrictions are easing.
 
Oxford Aviation Academy, a leading trainer and crew recruiter, has already received applications from hundreds of women hoping to start lessons in September at a new branch in the eastern city of Dammam.
 
17 July, 2018
It is believed that the ancient people mastered the making of bread not earlier than managed to domesticate the wheat, but a new archeological find made in the Middle East is changing this established scientific view - the remains of bread aged 14.5 thousand years found in Jordan are related to those times, when agriculture has not yet appeared.
 
17 July, 2018
Chechen Muslims are getting ready to perform one of the pillars of Islam - the pilgrimage to holy places in Mecca - the Hajj. 
 
Some 2600 pilgrims will be able to make it this year. This is the quota allocated to the region by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Chechnya's Mufti Salah Mezhiev said.
 
17 July, 2018
Joint press conference of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan, the World Congress of Tatars and the Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan, dedicated to "Izge Bolgar Zhyeny", the Day of official acceptance of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria, was held at the Information Agency "Tatar-inform".
 
This year the event will be held on July 21, 2018.
 
17 July, 2018

Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan announced about plans to create a "hybrid of car and airplane" International News Agency "Kazinform" reports.

17 July, 2018
From Congress to local legislatures and school councils, US Muslims who disagree with President Donald Trump's policies are running massively for various elected offices in the USA.
 
Such a surge of activity has not been since 2001, after the September 11 attacks. Nevertheless, observers and political scientists say, the way to victory for American Muslims can be difficult because of strong anti-Islamic sentiments in society.
 
16 July, 2018
The first foreign pilgrims arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday (July 14/1 Zul Kaeda). Among the first were pilgrims from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
 
First Biman Airlines aircraft carrying pilgrims from Bangladesh landed at the King Abdulaziz airport in Jeddah and flights from New Delhi (India) and from Karachi (Pakistan) are expected to land at Prince Muhammad International Airport in Medina. The Saudi General Administration of Civil Aviation (GACA) has completed all preparations for the arrival of pilgrims.
16 July, 2018
The Russian government has issued a decree allowing young Syrians to study in Russian military schools for free if they have sufficient knowledge of Russian and pass the necessary exams.
 
New Syrian cadets “will be accepted in military schools after a competition, within the limits allowed by the Russian law and in line with the procedure applied to Russian citizens,” reads the document published on the official web portal for legislative information on Friday.
 
16 July, 2018
Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow said he expected that the World Cup-2022 will help the Arab world to overcome the political difficulties that it faces now.
 
"We will try to make the World Cup in 2022 an excellent championship, because this event is extremely important for the whole region. As you know, the Arab countries are now facing difficulties, we expect that this event will help us overcome these difficulties," the Tass quotes Emir of Qatar.
16 July, 2018
XI Republican children's Muslim Sabantuy was held in the Northern kaziyate of Tatarstan - in the village of Burbash of Baltasinsky district.
 
The annual festival of young Muslims was traditionally attended by Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin.
 
16 July, 2018
Head of the Dagestani Muftiyat Department of Fatwah Zaynullah Ataev was appointed as new Imam in the Central Juma mosque of Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan.
 
The decision was announced by Assistant to the Mufti of the Republic Muhammad Magomedov at a meeting of the mosque's employees on Friday, July 13.
 
He thanked the former Imam Muhammad Salamov for his work and wished Zainullah Ataev success, the official page of the Muftiate of Dagestan in Instagram reports.
 
16 July, 2018
The mayor of a US city has apologized after officials forced a group of Muslim children out of a community pool by falsely claiming that their hijabs and niqabs did not meet safety standards.
 
Mayor Mike Purzycki of Wilmington in Delaware said staff had exercised “poor judgement” at the Foster Brown public pool earlier this month. The situation arose when the director of a summer Arabic enrichment program was approached by the pool manager, who cited a policy that supposedly prohibited swimmers from wearing cotton in public pools.
16 July, 2018
Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Indonesia have joined forces to launch the “Makkah Road Initiative” this year, a pre-clearance system that will help Hajj pilgrims to fast-track journeys to the Holy Land.
 
Two flights carrying Hajj pilgrims were commissioned at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to mark the official launch, which was attended by officials from Malaysia, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.
 
14 July, 2018
Chechen Minister on National Politics, External Relations, Press and Information, Zhambulat Umarov called on Russian Muslims to excercise their right to polygamy.
 
Explaining to RBC his words he said: "I addressed and appeal to Muslims, because according to the religion of Islam, they are allowed to have four wives. But this is absolutely not necessary. Moreover, the Most High says that if you doubt whether you will be fair between them, then it is better for you to have only one wife," he said.
 
14 July, 2018
Members of the Japanese national wrestling team consisting of 4 sportsmen, including medalists of the Olympic Games have arrived in Dagestan for training purposes, RIA Dagestan reports. 
 
Japanese free wrestlers themselves expressed desire to come to Dagestan, because they consider the republic as the best place to prepare for the high-level competitions.
 
14 July, 2018
Tatarstani chef will prepare national dishes for pilgrims from Tatarstan during their stay in Saudi Arabia, Deputy Director of Tatarstani Muftiyat Hajj Ildus Sabitov reports.
 
According to him, a local cook from the Republic of Tatarstan will accompany the Tatarstan pilgrims for the first time. "The cook will cook for the pilgrims dishes of the Tatar national cuisine. Previous years Tatarstani pilgrims used to eat Turkish cuisine," - Sabitov said.
 
14 July, 2018
Turkey's state of emergency imposed in the wake of the defeated 2016 coup attempt is expected to be lifted on July 18, a top Turkish presidential aide said on Friday.
 
"If we are faced with a very extraordinary threat, the state of emergency mechanism can be declared again," Ibrahim Kalin told reporters after the country's first Cabinet meeting under the new presidential system.
 
14 July, 2018
South Africa launched the largest telescopic radio in the southern hemisphere on Friday, a precursor to a larger project set to solve some of the most complex questions facing astronomy.
 
Sixty-four dishes in the MEERkat array scattered over eight kilometers in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province -- where signal interference is minimal -- were inaugurated today.
 
Radio telescopes detect radio emissions from both natural sources and man-made. More telescopes are set to be built. 
14 July, 2018
"Caucasus - our common home" XI Youth Inter-confessional forum will be held from July 22 to July 27 in Kislovodsk, Stavropol Terriroty, Russia.
 
The forum is held within the framework of the regional program "Interethnic Relations and Cossacks Support" with the financial support of the Krai Government and the Committee for Nationalities and Cossacks.
 
14 July, 2018
Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin met with travelers from Oman. Abdullah Al Zajali, Hatim al Saegh and Muhannad al Hasani are members of the famous club Oman.Bikers, who travel to the cities of the FIFA 2018 World Cup.
 
Guests of the capital began their journey on June 23 in cars and came to Russia through Iran, the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan and prior to Tatarstan visited Dagestan and Chechnya. Travelers with great interest get acquainted with the history and culture of cities, with monuments of Muslim spiritual culture.
13 July, 2018
The World Bank reported that the global economy annually loses up to $30 trillion due to the fact that girls receive incomplete education. 
 
It is noted that globally, 89% of girls receive primary education, of which only 77% receive incomplete secondary education (in most countries this is nine years of study).
 
"The limited educational opportunities for girls and barriers to the completion of 12-year education cost the countries between $15 trillion and $30 trillion ...", the report says.
13 July, 2018
Two Saudi scholarship students in the United States Theeb Man’aa Al-Rakah Al-Yami, 27, and his cousin Jasser Daham Al-Rakah Al-Yami, 25, drowned in the Chicopee River in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, while trying to rescue two American children who were being swept away in the river on June 29. 
 
12 July, 2018
The top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday had been “very constructive and friendly” and that Moscow would invest in the Iranian oil sector.
 
“Our leader (Khamenei) values improving ties with Russia as a strategic partner ... This path will continue ... Russia is prepared to invest in Iran’s oil sector,” the adviser, Ali Akbar Velayati, told Iranian state television from Moscow.
 
12 July, 2018
A single platform was set up for conducting religious rituals during the celebration of Qurban Bairam - in front of the shopping center "Karavan", which is located in the Oktyabrsky district of Ufa in the immediate vicinity of the village of Zinino in Bashkortostan.
 
This decision was made in connection with the appeal of the Veterinary Administration of the Republic of Bashkortostan at the meeting of the Commission on State and Confessional Relations and Interaction with Religious Organizations under the Administration of Ufa.
12 July, 2018
The first group of pilgrims from Tatarstan will go to Hajj on August 4, Ildus Sabitov, Deputy Director for Hajj Affairs of the Spiritual Office of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan, informed Tatar-Inform.
 
The Hajj quota for Russia this year was set for 20.5 thousand pilgrims. For the pilgrims of Tatarstan this year 1,800 places are allocated. As noted by Sabitov, the quota is completely filled.
 
 

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