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15 November, 2018
Muslims will no longer be able to perform prayers at the mosque located inside the compound of India's national landmark Taj Mahal, except on Fridays when the mosque is only open to locals, due to a decision by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) reported on Monday.
 
According to the Times of India daily, ASI officials said the order implements a Supreme Court ruling decided in July.
 
15 November, 2018
The new law on the sale of tobacco products has entered into force in Turkey, the Turkish newspaper “Resmi Gazete” reported Nov. 8.
 
Under the new law, advertising of tobacco products will be completely prohibited in Turkey, according to the report.
 
It is also forbidden to demonstrate tobacco products in films, music videos and social networks.
 
All tobacco products will be sold in the same packages without logos and other labels of manufacturers.
14 November, 2018
Nigeria’s commercial state of Lagos on Tuesday approved the wearing of hijab, Muslim headscarves to public schools.
 
The issue of hijab had been the subject of litigation in the past going as far as the Appeal Court. The court in 2016 ordered that females be allowed to wear the hijab to school.
 
14 November, 2018
Roman Putin, the great-nephew of Russian President Vladimir Putin, will visit Ekaterinburg on November 14. He will take part in the "Islam in the Urals"conference, which will be held at the Officers' House on Pervomayskaya Street . The conference  will begin at 10:00 in the morning.
 
14 November, 2018
The number of Umrah visas issued this year has reached 998,670, of which 695,740 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, according to data provided by the Hajj and Umrah Ministry.
 
There are 294,767 pilgrims still in the Kingdom, with 198,786 in Makkah and 95,981 in Madinah.
 
Most pilgrims — 650,702 — came to the Kingdom by air, while 45,010 entered by land and 28 arrived by sea.
 
13 November, 2018

An event dedicated to the month of birth of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was held in the capital of the Republic of Mari El. Mawlid an-Nabi gathered religious and public figures, eminent athletes. A delegation of the Muftiate of Dagestan, consisting of the deputy Mufti Ahmad Kakhayev, the assistant Mufti Ahmad Magomedov and others, also took part in the Majlis.

13 November, 2018
A contest on the knowledge of the names of Allah was held among students of the basic Islam courses in the village of Izyumovka, Kirovsky district.  
 
More than 10 children from 7 to 14 years prticipated in the contest. They demonstrated their knowledge gained in lessons on the basics of Islam. The winners of the competition were awarded with valuable gifts, as well as all participants got presents too. During the event, the children took part in thematic races and quests.
 
13 November, 2018
 
Tatarstan President Rustam Minikhanov, commenting on the results of the Russia-Islamic World forum, thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin, Head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasilyev, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for supporting the idea of ​​holding this event.
 
He also noted the significance of the event for the region, which is the largest subject of the country where Muslims live.
 
13 November, 2018

The Muslim Religious Board of the Republic of Tatarstan announces the start of accepting applications for participation in the IV Republican contest “Young Preacher” (“Yash vagazhe”). Participants can be young boys and girls aged from 17 to 35 years. Under the terms of the competition, they should not be practicing imams, khazrats and teachers.

13 November, 2018
Hadzhi-Murat Rajabov won the Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group award for the “Man and Faith”documentary film,  the press service of the head  of the region reports.
 
12 November, 2018

Today, at the Plenary meeting of the Russia-Islamic World Strategic Vision Group, the Head of the republic of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasilyev, addressing to the participants of the Group led by Chairman Rustam Minnikhanov, thanked them for their decision to hold the IV annual meeting in Makhachkala. As the head of the region noted, the spread of Islam religion in the territory of Russia began from Dagestan, where three world religions peacefully coexist for centuries.

12 November, 2018
A festival to celebrate the country’s culture of tolerance, harmony and coexistence among the dozens of nationalities living together was launched in the UAE.
 
The inaugural National Festival of Tolerance kicked off on Friday with the Walk of Tolerance in Umm Al Emarat Park in Abu Dhabi.
 
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, led hundreds of people of all backgrounds, including those with disabilities, in a show of solidarity.
 
12 November, 2018
Unknown people vandalized twelve gravestones with red paint in the night of Sunday. Several swastikas and an antifa symbol were sprayed. In addition, the names of the buried were made unrecognizable and racist slogans were written on the stones. There was a damage in the amount of 1,300 euros. 
 
The Northeim police requested that eyewitnesses, if any, contact them to  find the perpetrators.
 
12 November, 2018

70 participants of the upcoming meeting of the Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group, which will be held on November 12 in Kaspiysk, visited the city of Derbent on Sunday. In the ancient city they visited the Naryn-Kala fortress and the Juma mosque.

12 November, 2018
A scholar and theologian from Syria, the son of the famous alim Muhammad Said Ramazan al-Buti, Muhammad Tavfik al-Buti visited the Mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad Afandi.
 
The guest of honor, who arrived in the republic to attend the Russia-Islamic World meeting, was accompanied by the head of the International Department of the Muftiyat of the republic of Dagestan, Ph.D. Shihabudin Huseynov.
 
12 November, 2018
The Russia-Islamic World strategic vision group "the Russia-Islamic World" started its meeting on Monday in Dagestan under the chairmanship of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, will discuss issues of countering extremism through education.
 
On Monday, Minnikhanov arrived in Makhachkala with a working visit, in the framework of which he also plans to discuss the development of interregional cooperation with the head of Dagestan, Vladimir Vasilyev.
 
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
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
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
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.
 
 

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