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18 September, 2018

 

Collection of food, clothing and household items for the point of rendering assistance to those in need was announced in the mosques of the capital of Tatarstan. The mufti of the republic Kamil Samigullin told about this for RIA Novosti.

18 September, 2018
Saudi authorities have confirmed that pilgrims and visitors from outside the kingdom can visit any city in the country during their 30-day Umrah visa, 15 days of which must be spent on visiting the Two Holy Mosques.
 
Abdulaziz Wazzan, Undersecretary of the Hajj Ministry for Umrah Affairs, said that more than 1,000 pilgrims from the world arrived in the Kingdom last week and over 25,000 Umrah visas have been issued over the last four days, Saudi daily newspaper al-Youm has reported.
 
17 September, 2018
Russia is ready to discuss the possibility of cooperating with the United States and Saudi Arabia on terms of oil production for market balancing, but this issue was not considered at a recent meeting with US Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak told reporters on Monday.
 
17 September, 2018

Today the presentation of the certificate of the International Rating Center SHA International Ratings Center took place on the inclusion of the "Akhulgo Cultural and Historical Complex" in the World List of Objects of Spiritual Heritage and the Order of Public Recognition" Honor and Courage in Makhachkala.

17 September, 2018
Movie theaters in Saudi Arabia this week will screen an Egyptian film for the first time following the reversal of a 35-year ban on public cinemas.
 
Entitled “Al-Badla”, or “The Suit”, the movie is set to debut in the kingdom on Thursday, starred well-known Egyptian singer/actor Tamer Hosny.
 
In February, Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year ban on public cinemas, drawing varied reactions from Saudi citizens.
 
17 September, 2018
UAE residents, here is your chance to experience the Bedouin way of life. As part of the fifth edition of the Camel Trek, residents will get to cover over 500km of desert on camel back. The registration for the annual event that is hosted by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) is now open.
 
The trek will take place from January 16 to 25, 2019.
 
17 September, 2018
The Government of Malaysia has launched a national fundraising campaign to support Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
 
15 September, 2018
Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok is battling malaria, authorities said on Saturday, declaring a health emergency after a series of earthquakes in July and August forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.
 
The quakes and aftershocks that killed nearly 500 people are estimated to have caused damages of 5 trillion rupiah (RM1.3 billion) to hospitals and public infrastructure, among other buildings, on the island’s northern coast.
 
15 September, 2018
England all-rounder Moeen Ali has said he was called "Osama" by an Australia player during the 2015 Ashes series.
 
Ali's allegation was made in his autobiography, an extract of which was published in Saturday's edition of The Times newspaper.
 
Cricket Australia has announced it is launching an investigation, saying the comment was "unacceptable".
 
15 September, 2018
The Haberturk website said that the demand had come from an independent Turkish heritage association.
 
The Hagia Sophia was turned into a museum accessible to all by the secular founders of modern Turkey in the 1930s. Secular Turks are wary of any moves to re-Islamise the building or have it reconsecrated as a mosque.
 
There has in recent years under the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan been an increase in Muslim activity inside the museum, with Koran readings taking place on occasion.
14 September, 2018
Six thousand Tajiks performed hajj this year.The pilgrimage to holy places cost the believers of Tajikistan four thousand dollars.
 
Since not everyone who wishes to perform Hajj may go to Saudi Arabia, the government  annually sets a quota for each country. Its size depends on the number of followers of Islam residing in this or that state.
 
14 September, 2018
 
Cairo judges ended six years of legal wrangling on Wednesday over a 2012 police ban on facial hair for officers, ruling against the right of individual officers to sport long beards.
 
The decision confirmed the government’s interest in maintaining the police force as a “secular organisational entity”.
 
14 September, 2018
Saudi Arabia set to enter the Guinness Book of Records with the display of the largest number of fireworks and unfurling of the largest national flag to mark the celebrations of the 88thNational Day. The General Entertainment Authority launched the National Day Calendar that showcases wide variety of programs and events, which will begin on Sept. 19 and end with the National Day on Sept. 23.
 
14 September, 2018
 
The Mufti of St. Petersburg and Northwest Russia Sheikh Ravil-hazrat Panchayeev visited Veliky Novgorod on September 12, where he had a meeting with Nabid Ashurlaev, chairman of the religious community of the Novgorod region, the Imam-Khatib of the region Abubakr Bisultanov, as well as the activists of the local community.
 
13 September, 2018
Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and Croatian Luka Modric were shortlisted for the 2018 Best FIFA Men's Player award.
 
According to a FIFA statement on Monday, Argentinean Lionel Messi missed out on the shortlist for the 2018 Best FIFA Men's Player award.
 
Mohamed Salah had scored 32 Premier League goals last season while Ronaldo scored 26 goals in La Liga last season and Modric was named UEFA's Men's player of the season.
 
13 September, 2018
A law to combat violence against women in Morocco entered into force Wednesday, following years of heated debate and after thousands called for action in a recent gang-rape case.
 
For the first time women in Morocco have legal protection from “acts considered forms of harassment, aggression, sexual exploitation or ill treatment”. The new law also paves the way for victims of violence to be offered support.
 
12 September, 2018
A two-day symposium held at the Monrovia City Hall under the theme: “The Values of tolerance in Islam, moderation of Islam, and its impact on global peace” ended today in Monrovia with participants resolving to fight extremism, as well as vowing to promote peace, tolerance, and unity, amongst fellow Muslims and peoples of different faith of the world.
 
12 September, 2018
The European Union chief executive has proposed a new law which would require Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms to remove extremist content within one hour or face a fine.
 
“One hour is the decisive time window the greatest damage takes place,” said Jean-Claude Juncker in his annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament.
 
12 September, 2018

Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan on Tuesday received an award at an international forum in London in recognition of her humanitarian services.

12 September, 2018
Google has launched a new feature on its Search homepage and app that allows people to look for jobs available right on the main Search results page and which will be available to users in 15 countries across the Middle East.
 
Starting today (September 10),  users will find a series of results from across the web on the main Google Search results page , after entering a job-related query in Arabic (example: “marketing jobs in Riyadh”) that meet their unique needs.
 
12 September, 2018
Muslims in Indonesia held festivals, torchlight parades, and various rituals to welcome the Islamic New Year 1440 H on Tuesday, September 11. 
 
Muslim communities from the west to the east of Indonesia celebrated the Islamic New Year`s Eve on Monday evening by holding festivals or flocking to the streets of their towns and cities to parade to express their gratitude to God. 
 
12 September, 2018
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has announced that all paid parking zones will be free on Thursday, a public holiday celebrating the Islamic New Year, except for multi-level parking terminals. Parking fees will be reactivated on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram will operate as usual, keeping their regular operating hours.
 
12 September, 2018
Afghanistan has witnessed terrorist acts and bombings that go against the teachings of the Islamic Shariah, said Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Zuhair bin Mohammed Al-Idrisi.
11 September, 2018
The President of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman al-Sudais, has appointed 41 women in leadership positions.
 
The Presidency said in a statement on Monday that the appointments came from al-Sudais’ “keenness to keep up with the 2030 vision of our country and to work on its implementation and benefit from it and because Muslim women are an important message and a fundamental pillar in achieving this vision and in view of what is required by the public interest”.
11 September, 2018
Around 76 percent of Islamophobic attacks in Belgium in 2017 targeted Muslim women, an anti-Islamophobia association in the country revealed on Saturday.
 
The Belgian Association for the Prevention of Islamophobia (CCIB) published a report on the attacks happened in 2017.
 
According to the report, the attacks mainly carried out by targeting places of worship, spreading hatred on social media and physical aggression towards people.
 
 

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