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10 November, 2018
An exhibition of the relics of the Prophet Muhammadﷺ  will be held in the village of Gergebil, Gergebil district of Dagestan from November 10 to 15. Visitors will be able to see with their own eyes such relics as the blessed hair of the Prophetﷺ , personal belongings of the Prophet ﷺ  and members of his family and companions, and other shrines. Today, November 10, the sacred relics arrived from the house of Mufti Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi in the village of Gergebil.
 
10 November, 2018
Dubai Police officers have started their training on flying Hoverbikes that will be introduced to the service by 2020, according to a tweet by the Dubai Media Office. The Hoverbikes will be used to patrol the city and access “hard to reach’ areas, Brig. Khaled Al-Razooqi, Director General of Dubai Police, said in a tweet.
 
The Hoverbikes were unveiled at the Gitex Technology Week in October, and are part of the Dubai Police department’s plans to incorporate advanced technology to the service.
 
10 November, 2018
The meeting of the Head of Adygea Murat Kumpilov and the mufti, the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims (DUM) of Adygea and Krasnodar Territory Askarbi Kardanov took place in the Government House of the Republic.
 
The participants of the dialogue discussed the implementation of the decisions of the Council meeting, which was held under the Head of Adygea, on interaction with religious associations, as well as the process of transition of the Muslim public to uniformity in rituals.
 
10 November, 2018
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has signed a resolution under which Turkmenistan will build a 500-seat mosque in neighboring Afghanistan as part of providing humanitarian assistance to the crisis-torn country, local media reported on Saturday.
 
09 November, 2018
Aslan Park, the world’s third zoo exclusively consisting of big cats, has opened to visitors in Istanbul.   
 
The zoo cares for more than a dozen specimens of 7 different species including lions, Siberian and Bengal tigers, pumas and leopards under the watchful eye of two highly qualified veterinarians and five technical staff.  
 
09 November, 2018
 
Head of the Spiritual Assembly of Russian Muslims, Mufti Albir Krganov
 
The month of Rabi-ul-Avval is one of the most significant months in Islamic history. Since the Almighty blessed us with the birth of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) in this very month.
 
09 November, 2018
The Spiritual Board of Crimea Muslims announces the beginning of online courses for Quran reading.
 
The program includes the study of the Arabic alphabet, teaching the spelling of Arabic letters, the rules of reading of the Holy Quran (tedzhvid), practical reading lessons. Students of the course will start reading of the Holy Quran from surahs: Fatiha, Ikhlas, Felyak, Nas and Kevser, as well as they will study their semantic translation (tefsir).
 
09 November, 2018
The 16th General Assembly of the World Halal Council (Word Halal Council,) was held on October 28-30, 2018 in Istanbul (Turkey). The event was participated the Halal Standard Committee of the Tatarstan republic. During the meeting, the Committee for "Halal" Standard of Tatarstan republic received new certificate of WHC.
 
08 November, 2018
A jury has awarded $3.2 million in damages to a Muslim who claims he was harassed for years by his supervisors at Loma Linda University Medical Center and ultimately fired because of his Islamic beliefs, his lawyer said Wednesday.
 
The award to Hugo Lizzaraga, 44, who worked 20 years as a warehouse employee at the hospital, capped a six-week-long trial in San Bernardino Superior Court and five days of deliberation. The verdict was announced Monday.
 
08 November, 2018
The World Food Programme plans to double its food assistance program for Yemen, aiming to reach up to 14 million people “to avert mass starvation”, it said in a statement on Thursday.
 
“Yemen is the largest hunger crisis in the world. Millions of people are living on the edge of famine and the situation is getting worse by the day,” said the U.N. agency, which is already providing food assistance to 7-8 million Yemenis.
 
08 November, 2018
Drawing international acclaim, Resurrection: Ertugrul, an action-packed historical Turkish television series will premier for the fifth season on Wednesday.
 
The series will be available for its local and foreign followers.
 
Taking place in 13th century Anatolia, it tells the story of the period prior to the establishment of the Ottoman Empire around the life of Ertugrul Gazi, father of the empire's first leader.
 
08 November, 2018
Turkey’s foreign minister on Thursday congratulated the two newly elected Muslim congresswomen in the U.S.
 
“Congratulations to Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib for being elected to the U.S. Congress. This is a great achievement for Muslim Americans,” Mevlut Cavusoglu posted on Twitter.
 
Minnesota's Omar and Michigan's Tlaib both made history Tuesday by winning their elections and becoming the first Muslim congresswomen to be elected to the U.S. Congress.
 
08 November, 2018
A man in India has launched a massive campaign against dowry, one of the biggest social evils claiming hundreds of lives every year in the country. Such is the impact of the campaign that close to 1,000 Muslim families have now returned dowry to the bride families, expressing regret over their conduct in public and vowing not to repeat it in future.
 
08 November, 2018
On November 10, the “One Day School” project of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan starts at the Galievsky Mosque of Kazan. The project will help quickly and efficiently master the skills of performing prayers and the basics of Islam in 5 lessons.
 
Today, over fifty people have expressed their desire to attend the classes of the “One Day School”. The youngest listener is 16 years old and the oldest is 78 years old. Sign up for classes by phone: +7 (843) 237-86-18.
 
08 November, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given the go-ahead for a controversial bill that allows the imposition of the death penalty for Palestinians involved in attacks against Israelis.
 
07 November, 2018
Passengers at some European airports will soon be questioned by artificial intelligence-powered lie detectors at border checkpoints, as a European Union trial of the technology is set to begin. As CNN writes in an article "Passengers to face AI lie detector tests at EU airports", fliers will be asked a series of travel-related questions by a virtual border guard avatar, and artificial intelligence will monitor their faces to assess whether they are lying.
 
07 November, 2018
The United Nations (UN)’s special envoy to Myanmar has urged Bangladesh to drop plans for a hasty repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their homeland, where they are still facing a “high risk of persecution.”
 
More than 700,000 Rohingya refugees have taken refuge in Bangladesh since last year, when Myanmar’s armed forces, backed by Buddhist extremist mobs, launched an intensified crackdown against the Muslim community in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
 
07 November, 2018
Britain announced on Monday it would open a joint military training base in Oman in March 2019 as it looks to bolster its relationships with allies in the region.
 
Defense secretary Gavin Williamson announced the British-Omani training base as he visited the country to observe the end of a large-scale joint military exercise involving thousands of personnel practicing desert combat.
 
06 November, 2018
The United Nations refugee agency says a total of more than 2,000 refugees have lost their lives since January trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.
 
Charlie Yaxley, spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said in the Swiss city of Geneva on Tuesday that "the number of lives lost on the Mediterranean this year has now exceeded 2,000" after 17 people were found dead off the Spanish coast this week.
 
06 November, 2018
Today, UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, faces an unprecedented challenge. At a time when the world is struggling with refugee crises on an unprecedented scale, the agency, which for nearly 70 years has been assisting refugees throughout the world, regardless of the background of their plight, is itself struggling to overcome a funding crisis that threatens its capability to adequately help the world’s most vulnerable displaced communities.
 
06 November, 2018
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said the army will come to the defense of Gulf Arabs if they face any direct threats, a pro-government newspaper said on Tuesday.
 
Youm7 newspaper also quoted Sisi as saying in response to a question on US sanctions on Iran: “Instability affects us all and any state that has instability affects all of us.”
 
06 November, 2018
Hundreds of grieving relatives prayed Tuesday at the spot where a Lion Air jet plunged into the sea as revelations over the jet’s malfunctioning air speed indicator raised fresh questions about the cause of the accident.
 
Tearful mourners aboard a pair of Indonesian navy vessels tossed bouquets and scattered flower petals into the Java Sea off the country’s north coast where the brand new jet crashed last week, killing all 189 people on board.
 
06 November, 2018
As several consumers in Saudi Arabia move to acquire environment-friendly electric vehicles, a French company specializing in digital transformation has announced its first electric vehicle charging plant in the kingdom.
 
Schneider Electric announced that the plant has been completed after planning the project commenced in the third quarter of 2017.
 
05 November, 2018
A United Nations special investigator has begun a tour of Britain to examine the impacts of government austerity on the spread of poverty across the country.
 
Estimates suggest that a fifth of people, around 14 million, are living in poverty in the United Kingdom as millions rely on government and charity help to eat and survive. The surge in poverty is mostly blamed on a series of government austerity measures, which began in 2010, two years after the economic recession, to help shrink budget deficit.
 
05 November, 2018
As part of the wider Saudi Vision 2030, the country’s Ministry of Housing has announced the success of building the first house using 3D printing technology in the Middle East.
 
 

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