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19 June, 2019

The Muslim community in Newcastle has received huge praise for forming teams of volunteers to clean up streets in the city during Ramadan, Chronicle Live reported Wednesday.

“Your work is amazing and has made me smile,” wrote one local on Facebook, as others asked for the crew to visit their streets.

Another added: “If everyone helped in their own little part of the city we could all have a much cleaner environment to live in.”

19 June, 2019

In the Sverdlovsk region of Russia a muslim native from Tajikistan Fakhrutdin Yusupov accidentally caught a baby thrown out of a window, the regional Investigative committee of the Russian Federation reports.

A construction worker from Tajikistan was talking with a friend he met on his way home when suddenly he saw a drunken man breaking a window and climbing out onto a window sill with a child in his hands. He didn't manage to persuade an aggressive person not to harm the child and at last he threw the baby out.

19 June, 2019

Yasmeen al-Maimani has become the first female pilot in commercial airlines in Saudi Arabia, six years after she obtained her aviation license from the Saudi Civil Aviation Authority.

In an Instagram post on Monday, she expressed her happiness by saying “thank God, I achieved my dream today. Released as First Officer” and publishing a picture of herself in the cockpit.

19 June, 2019

New Zealand’s Sikh community has donated $39,000 (NZD $60,000) to the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack, Kashmir Walla reported.

“No amount of money can change what has happened, or bring back the lives lost. But we can offer our support to victims and their families, so they don’t have to bear this burden alone,” said Auckland-based Jaspreet Singh Rajpura who initiated this fundraising with the support of Sikh Supreme Society on 16 March.

18 June, 2019

A Muslim doctor at London Royal hospital was presented his OBE by the Duke of Cambridge Prince Williams for services to healthcare in a Wednesday celebration at Buckingham Palace.

Dr. Malik Ramadhan, the divisional director of emergency care and trauma at the Royal London Hospital, was named in the Queen’s New Year honors for his efforts after the London Bridge attacks on 3 June 2017.

18 June, 2019

Christchurch widow Ambreen Naeem is learning to drive at the age of 45.

It has been three months since a terrorist attacked two mosques in Christchurch, killing 51, including Ambreen’s husband and son, injuring 49, and leaving thousands in trauma.

“I lost half my family. We were such a nice family,” she told ABC News on Sunday, June 16.

For Ambreen, learning to drive is just one of the ways life is changing. Her husband and son used to do the driving for the family.

18 June, 2019

Mufti of Tatarstan Republic Kamil-hazrat Samigullin was awarded the medal "For services to society" of the 1st degree, the press service of the Muslim administration of Tatarstan informs.

18 June, 2019

One of the top members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and the leader of the Freedom and Justice Party ruled the country between June 2012 and July 2013.

Mohamed Morsi has died after he fainted during a trial and was taken to the hospital on 17 June, Egyptian Al-Ahram Gate reported. The incident happened during the adjournment of the court session, when Morsi reportedly suffered a heart attack.

18 June, 2019

The number of victims of the triple terrorist attack in the north-east of Nigeria has reached 30, leaving 40 people injured, Al Jazeera reported.

"The death toll from the attack has so far increased to 30. We have over 40 people injured," Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Monday.

Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 25 kilometres from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching a match on TV.

18 June, 2019

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours.

Trump retweeted a tweet by the right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins who called London "stab city" and said "this is Khan’s Londonistan," a phrase used to describe the city's failure to tackle Muslim extremists.

18 June, 2019

The leader of the far right Stop Islamization of Norway (SION) group Anna Braten insulted Muslims and their religion, saying that “Islam has no place in the country” and that the holy Quran should be destroyed en masse.

Throwing the holy book on the ground, in the largely Muslim-populated area of Drammen, which is 45 kilometers from the capital Oslo, demonstrators protested against Islam, claiming it should be banned.

14 June, 2019

The prominent rap singer from Malaysia Zizi Kirana covered up for the month of Ramadan. The Nak Ke Tak Nak singer had taken up fellow musician Mizz Nina’s “30-Day Ramadan Hijab Challenge” which encouraged women to don a headscarf throughout the holy month.

The 34-year-old musician said that the hijab challenge has allowed her to get used to covering her aurat (intimate parts).

“Alhamdulillah, the ‘Hijab 30’ campaign was a success. I was able to go through it and until now, I’m comfortable wearing a tudung.

14 June, 2019

According to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), Chechen Republic became the leader among the regions of Russia on the birth rate (the number of born per thousand inhabitants per year) in 2018. The second place took the Republic of Ingushetia and the Dagestan Republic was the third.

13 June, 2019

Russian Sberbank has launched the PayZakat platform which will allow transferring and distributing of mandatory (zakat) and voluntary fees among the poor and needy Muslims, reports the press service of the bank.

Every user will be able to make a payment via chat bots in social networks. There they can choose the type of transfer (sadaqah or different types of zakat), and then distribute it among those charitable funds, which they like.

 

10 June, 2019

German footballer with Turkish origin Mesut Ozil married in Istanbul. President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended in the wedding and presented marriage certificate to couples.

Mesut Ozil married with former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse on the banks of the Bosphorus. Ozil dated with Gulse since 2017 and engaged in 2018.

He then quit international football, citing the "racism and disrespect" he'd experienced over the photos in Germany.

10 June, 2019

Eid ul-Fitr festival for kids was held in Makhachkala on June 8 by the Muslim religious administration of Dagestan Republic. The festive evening was visited by the Mufti of Dagestan, sheikh Ahmad Afandi and the minister of National politics and religious affairs of the Republic of Dagestan Enrik Muslimov, the representatives of other confessions of the region.   

10 June, 2019

The voter turnout in Sunday's presidential election in Kazakhstan amounted to 77.4 per cent, the country’s central election commission said.

Incumbent President Kassym Tokayev has won the presidential election by a landslide of some 70% of the votes, exit polls show.

"Candidate Tokayev has gained 70.13 per cent", Ainur Mazhitova, the chairman of the institute’s council, said at a briefing.

An exit poll by the Scientific Research Center Youth, meanwhile, said that Tokayev had gained 69.94 per cent.

04 June, 2019

More than 200 thousand Muslims are expected at the Eid prayers at the mosques of the capital on June 4. For instance, the Moscow Cathedral Mosque is expected to receive up to 130 thousand worshipers, reports the Agency "Moscow".

In addition, the Historical Mosque and the Memorial Mosque "Shuhada" on Poklonnaya Hill will gather another 25-30 thousand people.

From 5 to  thousand people are expected at two additional sites in the landscape park "Yuzhnoe Butovo" and the football field in the Brateevsky cascade park.

04 June, 2019

Thousands of Muslim worshippers have been spotted flooding the streets of Uzbekistan for a mass prayer last night.

Stunning drone photos from the country's capital city Tashkent show crowds gathering to mark Laylat al-Qadr, which fell on the last Friday of the Islamic period of Ramadan.

Laylat al-Qadr, which means 'night of power', commemorates the first revelation of the Holy Quran to Prophet Muhammad and is the most important moment in Islamic history.

03 June, 2019

The delegation from Dagestan under the leadership of the Mufti of the Republic, the chairman of the Council of Ulama, sheikh Ahmad Afandi visited the grave of the great Sufi sheikh Zainullah Ishan Rasulev, informs the press service of the Dagestan Muslim religious administration.

The Dagestan delegation was accompanied by imams of two mosques in the city of Troitsk Ayazbek-hazrat Nurtyshev and Danis-hazrat Ahmetshin.

01 June, 2019

Last night the Muslim administration of Dagestan Republic held a collective iftar meals in one of the most ancient cities in the world – Derbent. The event was timed to the sacred night of Lailat ul-Qadr which is honored by the muslims all over the world.

Derbent is known as Bab ul-Abwab (in Arabic “The gates of the gates”) for it was the first place from where the religion of Islam has spread on the modern territory of Russia and Central Asia.

01 June, 2019

According to the decree signed by the head of the Dagestan Republic Vladimir Vasiliev, muslims of the region will have 5 rest days to celebrate the most important religious holiday for all muslims all over the world.

Thus the people in Dagestan will not work on June 5, 6 and 7. Including Saturday and Sunday the Dagestanis will get a total of 5 days off.

13 March, 2019

The Crimean regional office of the Association of psychological assistance to Muslims (APAM) under the Religious administration of Muslims of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol plans to hold a series of practical seminars and trainings aimed at resolving the psychological problems of the society.

11 March, 2019

The Indonesian Embassy in Moscow hopes that the Indonesian Festival in Russian capital in August 2019 will gather 140 thousand visitors, reports Antaranews.

“About 130 thousand people attended our festival last. This year we plan to gather 140 thousand visitors”, said Indonesian ambassador to the Russian Federation Mohamad Vahid Supriyadi.

The festival will include a business forum, cultural program, performances and the exhibition of Indonesian products.

 

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