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13 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 13, 2020

Chairman of the Dagestan Muftiyat, Shamil Alikhanov, met with imams of the Northern Territorial District (NTD) of the Republic and graduates of Islamic educational institutions.

The meeting was also attended by the plenipotentiary representative of the Muftiyat in the NTD, Ilyas Umalatov.

13 July, 2020
Makkah, July 13, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry announces the imposing of a fine of 10,000 Saudi riyals ($2,666) for violators entering the holy sites in Mecca without a permit during the upcoming Hajj season, which will be held in a limited capacity this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, AlArabiya reports.

A statement from the Kingdom’s Ministry of Interior said the fine would come into effect from July 19 (28 of Dhul Qadah) until August 2 (12 of Dhul Hijjah).

02 July, 2020
Moscow, June 30, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's Hassan Rouhani will hold a video conference on Wednesday, July 1, to discuss the conflict in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

The three countries held talks in the Kazakh capital Astana in 2018, aimed at reducing tensions in Syria.

02 July, 2020
Ufa, July 1, 2020

The Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Russia held an online conference with Muslim spiritual leaders and muftis of the CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States). The conference was dedicated to the theme “The experience and practice of the spiritual administrations of Muslims of the CIS during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic - lessons and conclusions.”

02 July, 2020
Perm, June 30, 2020

A new mosque will appear soon in Perm region, Islam.ru website reports.

The mosque is to be built in Berezniki district. Permission to build a religious object was issued by the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Berezniki Administration, reported the website of the regional Muslim Religious Administration of the region.

26 June, 2020
Makhachkala, June 25, 2020

The alley leading from the Spiritual Center of the Prophet Isa in Makhachkala to the Caspian Sea will be named after medical workers who treat patients with coronavirus infection (COVID-19). This was announced by the head of the Dagestan Republic, Vladimir Vasiliev, at the 47th session of the National Assembly of Dagestan on Thursday, June 25.

The initiative to name the alley in honour of medical workers belongs to the mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad-afandi.

26 June, 2020
Kazan, June 25, 2020

It is extremely important for Muslims to show solidarity and declare their position on the amendments to the Russian Constitution, said Mufti of the Republic of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin in his video message on Thursday this week.

26 June, 2020
St. Petersburg, June 24, 2020

St.Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov had the video conference with representatives of religious organizations of the city on Wednesday this week, the press office of Smolny reports. The head of Russian Northern capital thanked the religious organizations for their charity activity during the coronavirus epidemic.

23 June, 2020
Mecca, June 22, 2020

Saudi Arabia will allow Hajj pilgrimage for a ‘limited number’ of people this year, due to the continued risk of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Monday.

Those people will be of different nationalities and will be people who reside in Saudi Arabia.

23 June, 2020
Chistopol, June 22, 2020 

The interfaith bike ride in honour of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War Today was held by the Chistopol Muslim Community on Monday this week. Representatives of the Muslim and Orthodox communities had to pass about 40 kilometers along the route Chistopol-Buldyr-Chistopol.

23 June, 2020
Kazan, June 23, 2020

The Turkish publishing house Coşkun Teknoloji Ve Yayincilik has programmed an audio version of the translation of the Koran’s meanings, “Kalam Sharif” (published by Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan), to the Koran-pen of own production.

19 June, 2020
Maikop, June 19, 2020

On June 18, the authorities of Adygea considered the opening of temples and mosques located in the region. The request for the opening of churches and mosques, closed since the end of March, was sent by the Maikop and Adygea diocese, as well as the Muslim Religious Administration of Adygea and the Krasnodar Krai.

19 June, 2020
Kaliningrad, June 18, 2020

The City Council deputies of the Kaliningrad Region rent out a building, located on 31 Pravaya Naberezhnaya, to Muslim community. The decision was adopted on Wednesday, June 17, “Klops” reports.

It is said that the city authorities provided the building and the site on the embankment to Muslim community for free for 49 years.

19 June, 2020
Sevastopol, June 17, 2020

Muslims in Crimea allowed holding congregational prayers using personal mats for prayers, masks, disinfectants, as well as maintaining social distance, the press office of the Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol announced on Wednesday, June 17.

19 June, 2020
Ufa, June 16, 2020

The Central Muslim Religious Administration (CMRA) of Russia supports the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation and calls for Muslims to vote on July 1 to support them, Talgat Tajuddin, chairman of the CMRA, Russia's Supreme Mufti, said on Tuesday, June 16.

18 June, 2020
Makhachkala, June 9, 2020

Disinfection of public areas continues in the affected by the coronavirus pandemic Dagestan Republic, Islam.ru website reports. The sanitary cleaning is carried out in order to prevent the spread coronavirus infection.

18 June, 2020
Kazan, June 9, 2020

Tatarstan Muftiyat initiated a new online project - women's express courses “Learning to read the Quran”, the press office of the Tatarstan Muslim clergy reports. This initiative is a part of the large-scale project “One Day School” that is aimed at teaching the basics of Islam and reading namaz during several lessons.

It is third time when express courses “Learning to read the Quran” are organized in the republic, but now they are to be held online.

18 June, 2020
Ufa, June 9, 2020 

In Ufa, a 19-year-old man threw into the river to save a drowning child, but could not get out himself. The tragic incident was revealed by the Office of Civil Protection. The deceased was a foreign student Khadzhimurat Kalandarov, who came to Bashkiria from Tajikistan.

18 June, 2020
Ufa, June 16, 2020

The trilateral cooperation agreement was signed on Tuesday, June 16, by the heads of the State Trade Committee, State owned institution “Testing Center” and the Halal Industry Development Center under the Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Islam.ru reports.

08 June, 2020
Makhachkala, June 8, 2020

Muslims of Dagestan Republic sent humanitarian aid to the neighbouring republic of Karachay-Cherkessia to support the population during the coronavirus pandemic. The assistance for more than 3.5 million rubles included food products as well as personal protective equipment. It was delievered to Karachay-Cherkessia by the Dagestan charitable fund “Insan”.

08 June, 2020
Berlin, June 8, 2020

Police in Germany have detained a man on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by the 2019 mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, prosecutors said Monday.

The 21-year-old from the northern city of Hildesheim had announced his attack plans “in an anonymous Internet chat,” the state prosecutor’s office in the town of Celle said.

03 June, 2020
Makhachkala, June 3, 2020

Grand mosque of Dagestan capital announced summer online Islamic courses for children. The organizers plan to hold lessons on the basics of Islam, reciting the Koran and performing namaz both for boys and girls.

Imam of the mosque, Umarashab Arslanaliev, told that these online courses would simultaneously start in other cities and regions of the republic.

03 June, 2020
Moscow, June 1, 2020

Russia has developed a promising new treatment for the coronavirus COVID-19. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the country’s sovereign wealth fund, is set to unveil the new drug, Avifavir, at a virtual press conference in Moscow today on Monday.

RDIF said that the drug, which “has shown high efficacy in treating patients with coronavirus during clinical trials,” had received a registration certificate from the Russian health ministry.

03 June, 2020
Moscow, June 2, 2020

Mosques and Muslim centers in Moscow region are to open today, on Wednesday, after the ban on holding collective prayers due to the spread of coronavirus infection. According to the new rules the believers have to follow the recommendations, when attend mosques for collective Friday prayers, including protective medical masks and gloves, as well as observing physical distancing.

03 June, 2020
Jakarta, June 2, 2020

In April, a Saudi official asked Muslims intending to perform Hajj this year to delay making plans, hinting at the possibility of cancelling the Hajj this year.

With no official decision yet on this, Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, has cancelled hajj pilgrimage this year, The Jakarta Post reported.

With more than 27,549 cases and over 1,663 deaths to date, Indonesia is taking extensive measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

 

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