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14 December, 2018
Оne of the first books printed during the Ottoman era, the "Kitab-ı Cihannüma" (The Book of Pinnacle), was restored with the efforts of Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF) and can now be viewed at the Chester Beatty Library in Ireland's capital Dublin.
 
Yalçın Ayaslı, the founder and chairman of the TFC, said that they are happy to support the conservation of the book within "a mission that aims to protect Turkish (cultural) heritage and introduce it to the world."
 
14 December, 2018
A regular session on “Islamic Finance as a Direction for the Development of the Financial System of the North Caucasus” was held at the Ministry of Finance of Chechnya.
 
The event, organized by the Ministry of Economic, Territorial Development and Trade of the Chechen Republic, was attended by representatives of banks operating in the republic, as well as Islamic financial companies.
 
14 December, 2018
Magomed Kagirov - a young mathematician from Dagestan became the world champion in mental arithmetic in UCMAS (Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic System) World competitions held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 9 - 10 December.
 
More than 12 thousand people from 80 countries participated in the competition. The participants had to prove their arithmetic skills by completing 200 calculations in eight minutes or an average calculation every 2.4 seconds. 
 
13 December, 2018
Israel is to authorize thousands of the settler homes built illegally in the occupied West Bank, some of them decades ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday.
 
The move is likely to please pro-settler members of Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition while angering Palestinians, who want the West Bank as part of a future state.
 
13 December, 2018
Tatarstani Muslims TV channel Khuzur TV of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan (DUMD RT) held nationwide contest of Islamic poems of own composition themed “My Beautiful Religion”.
 
The creative competition was held in order to popularize Islamic and moral values, and to intensify creative activity among Muslims.
 
13 December, 2018
From 3 to 6 February 2019, a historic event will take place in Mecca - the First Russian business mission to Saudi Arabia. Never before have companies from the Russian Federation received permission from KSA government agencies to hold such events in Mecca, in the heart of the Islamic world.
 
As part of the business mission, on February 4, 2019, an Investment Summit will be held at the site of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jeddah.
 
13 December, 2018
Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin who is on a working visit to Saudi Arabia, takes part in the Islamic Unity conference in Mecca.
 
The conference is attended by leaders and representatives of international Muslim political, scientific, educational, cultural and social institutions as well as theologians, muftis, and imams from Islamic countries.
 
12 December, 2018
An exhibition showcasing handicrafts from members of the Rohingya community living in refugee camps was held in Bangladesh on Monday.
 
Hundreds of thousands of people from the Rohingya Muslim minority have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighboring Myanmar last year triggered an exodus, straining resources in the impoverished country.
 
12 December, 2018
Residents of Russia's Naberezhnye Chelny drew the attention of the city authorities to a mosque in the city's 39th complex, which is left unattended without heating and electricity.
 
12 December, 2018
Pakistan’s foreign ministry has rejected Washington’s move of placing Islamabad on its annual list of worst offenders for nations that infringe on religious freedom.
 
In a statement on Wednesday, it termed the decision as “unilateral and politically motivated.”
 
It said “besides the clear biases reflected from these designations, there are serious questions on the credentials and impartiality of the self-proclaimed jury involved in this unwarranted exercise.”
10 December, 2018
Zarina Khismatullina, a schoolgirl from Uzbekistan, was among the winners of the XVI International Russian Language Olympiad for foreign schoolchildren, the press service of the Pushkin Institute reports.
 
The Olympiad is held annually in two directions: for children learning Russian as a foreign language, and for students of schools with a Russian language of instruction. This year among the winners and laureates of the Olympiad are schoolchildren from 30 countries of Asia, Europe and America.
 
09 December, 2018
Eight-year-old Maya Merhi had to struggle around a Syrian displaced persons camp on artificial limbs made of plastic tubing and tin cans.
 
But now the girl, who was born with no legs due to a congenital condition, is walking on new prosthetics after undergoing treatment in Turkey.
 
Pictures of her plight, including those taken by AFP in Syria, were seen around the world in June, and she was taken to Istanbul for the life-changing procedure.
 
08 December, 2018
A Muslims delegation from Dagestan paid an official visit to Komi. Guests visited Syktyvkar and Ukhta for the sake of strengthening interregional cooperation between the two regions and exchanging experience in the fight against terrorism.
 
The delegation included the head of the council for interaction with the Dagestan fraternity, Davud Tumalayev, religious leaders and athletes, the press release said.
 
08 December, 2018
In honor of the blessed month of Rabiul Awwal a festive Mawlid an-Nabi took place in Makhachkala's Learning Center "Life without Limits".
 
The director of the Training Center Zainab Musayeva in her welcoming speech told about the purpose of the Majlis. "It is important to talk about the life of the Prophet ﷺ, learn lessons from his life, especially about morality and unity of believers," she said. ⠀
 
07 December, 2018
A contest for the knowledge of the biography of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ took place in Makhachkala, among students of the Dagestani capital.
 
The event was held in the "Russia - my story" historical park. The initiator was the leadership of the museum. Some 300 students participated in the contest to check their knowledge of the life of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
 
07 December, 2018
As part of the 20th anniversary of the Russian Islamic Institute in Kazan, the XI All-Russian Olympiad in Islamic disciplines and the Arabic language was held in Tatarstani capital.
 
The brightest students were identified in the disciplines of "Islamic law", "Fundamentals of Islam" and "Arabic language".
 
07 December, 2018
Dagestan will become next region to host the North Caucasus Media Forum. This was announced at a plenary session of the media forum in Grozny.
 
07 December, 2018
Deputy Mufti of Dagestan, Abdullah Salimov, at the invitation of the Minister of Religious Affairs of Turkey, Ali Erbash, visited Ankara as part of the delegation of the North Caucasus Federal District and Russia's Southern Federal District.
 
06 December, 2018
Presidium of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Tatarstan announced that the next year (2019) will be named as year of interpretation of the Quran.
 
During this time, the Muftiyat decides to publish its Quran tafsirs in the Russian and Tatar languages, the press service of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Republic of Tatarstan has said.
 
It was decided earlier, during the traditional meeting of the presidium.
 
06 December, 2018
The Hajj Ministry signed an agreement with major travel booking website Agoda to improve pilgrims’ experience, as well as achieve the Kingdom’s goal of welcoming 30 million pilgrims.
 
The memorandum of understanding (MoU), signed on Monday in Jeddah, means pilgrims can book ministry-certified hotels through Agoda for Hajj and Umrah.
 
The MoU aims to provide greater flexibility with languages and currencies when booking.
 
06 December, 2018
A committee at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) denounced and rejected a controversial Israeli law declaring the country a predominantly Jewish state in a meeting convened on Wednesday.
 
Dubbed the “Basic Law,” or the “nation-state” bill, the legislation is designed to ensure Jewish rights over those of minorities, a move that was widely denounced within the international community and even among members of the Jewish diaspora. The Israeli government passed the bill by a narrow margin in May.
06 December, 2018
The Muslim Religious Board of the Republic of Tatarstan together with the Russian Islamic Institute and the Kazan Federal University hold the VI International Forum of Muslim Educational Organizations and Teachers at the Bulgarian Islamic Academy.
 
05 December, 2018
The birthday of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was celebrated in the city of Orsk, Orenburg region. This event, along with the holidays of Uraza Bayram (Eid al-Fitri) and Kurban Bayram (Eid al-Adha), is the most revered date for Muslims. The solemn event was held in the city mosque.
 
05 December, 2018
Main media event of the North Caucasus Federal District begins its work on Wednesday in Grozny. More than thousand journalists, bloggers and editors are expected to take part in the two-day work of the 6th North Caucasian Federal District Media Forum.
 
05 December, 2018
The leadership of the Spiritual Administration of St. Petersburg Muslims and the North-West region of Russia provided charitable assistance to orphans, children left without parental care and children in difficult situations who are under the care of the Center for the Promotion of Family Education No. 12.
 
 

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