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27 November, 2018
The IV All-Russian Scientific Conference "Internal Dialogue in Islam: Reality and Prospects" has started today in Kazan. The purpose of the conference is to develop recommendations for the Muslim community in creating and operating a mechanism of constant internal dialogue with those who are set on such a process. The event is attended by religious and secular experts from Kazan, Moscow, Ufa, Makhachkala, Sevastopol.
 
27 November, 2018
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV King of Malaysia and Sultan of Kelantan Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra married Miss Moscow 2015 beauty queen Oksana Voevodina in the Russian capital.
 
The vibrant ceremony, was held at the Barvikha Concert Hall in Moscow, incorporating elements of both Malay and Russian nuptial traditions, the portal life.ru reported.
 
27 November, 2018
First "honesty shop" has been opened in one of the universities of the Kazakh city of Shymkent.
 
What makes it different is that there are no sellers in the premises, students and teachers take all the goods themselves, and put the money in a special box.
 
27 November, 2018
The 11th round of Syria peace talks in the Astana format is scheduled to start in the Kazakh capital on Wednesday. 
 
After a six-month recess, the guarantor countries of Turkey, Russia, and Iran will meet once again in Astana to exchange views on various topics. 
 
The ceasefire in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib, efforts to establish a constitutional committee that will rewrite the country’s constitution and the release of prisoners are expected to top the agenda. 
26 November, 2018
More than thirty children of the spiritual and educational project of the Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of Crimea "Yany Baar" (New Spring) celebrated today "Elifbe Bayramy" (Alif ba-Arabic alphabet). 
The festive event was held in the cultural and educational center "Faydaly Ilim" in Simferopol.
 
This day has become a triple holiday for the children: Friday, the month of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and Elifbe Bayram.
 
26 November, 2018
At least 21 people have died and tens of thousands displaced by torrential rains that have battered Iraq over two days, according to health officials and the United Nations.
 
Seif al-Badr, spokesperson for Iraq's health ministry, told the AFP news agency on Sunday that women and children were among the dead.
 
Some had drowned due to floods, but others had died in car accidents, were electrocuted or were trapped when their houses collapsed.
 
26 November, 2018
All modern humans descended from a solitary pair who lived 100,000 to 200,000 years ago, scientists say.
 
Scientists surveyed the genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals - including humans - from 100,000 different species and deduced that we sprang from a single pair of adults after a catastrophic event almost wiped out the human race. 
 
24 November, 2018
Turkey charged 28 people on Friday in relation to the 2016 assassination of the Russian ambassador to Ankara, naming the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen as the prime suspect in the case, the state-owned Anadolu news agency said.
 
Andrei Karlov was shot dead by an off-duty policeman while speaking at an Ankara exhibit opening in December 2016. The gunman shouted “Don’t forget Aleppo!” as he opened fire, apparently referring to Russia’s involvement in Syria. He was shot dead by police at the scene.
 
24 November, 2018
The Religious Board of Muslims of St. Petersburg and the North-West region of Russia organised a festive event - Mawlid, which was dedicated to the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
 
This event brought together a large number of parishioners of mosques, public figures of St. Petersburg and the region, believers representing various parts of Russia and abroad. About 1,200 parishioners took part in the Mejlis. Truly, love for the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) united the hearts of people of different nationalities.
 
24 November, 2018
The Chief Imam of Simferopol and the assistant to the Mufti of the Crimea, Mohammed Islamov, suggested introducing halal food for Muslim prisoners and determining them to places of detention within the Crimea. This was reported by the press service of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Crimea, with reference to Islamov’s statement during a conference of a working group of Muslim religious organizations on interaction with the Office of the Federal Service for the Execution of Punishments in Kazan.
 
24 November, 2018
Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, addressed the Muslim population of the country with congragutatory messages on the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. They congratulated the Indian Muslim community on the holiday of Mawlid an-Nabi, which is celebrated in honor of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
 
23 November, 2018
VI Congress of Muslim Communities of the North Caucasus themed 'The Role of Religious Associations in Countering the Challenges and Threats of Modernity - experience of the republics of the North Caucasus' was held in Makhachkala House of Friendship on 22 November.
 
22 November, 2018
In an attempt to further boost its booming real estate sector and attract foreign investment, Egypt will grant residency permits to foreigners who invest at least $100,000 in the country’s property market.
 
The growth rate of Egypt’s property market stands at 133 percent in 2018. This has been fueled by strong demand for housing, along with the sporadic launch of residential construction projects.
 
22 November, 2018
The Fund for the Support of Islamic Culture, Science and Education, together with the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, held a meeting of the working group on the interaction of the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation with Muslim centralized religious organizations. The event took place in the Bulgarian Islamic Academy, Tatarstan.
 
22 November, 2018
In a major boost to enhance economic cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia, Russia will grant 300 entry visas for five years to Saudi business owners and companies, the Russian-Arab Business Council has announced.
 
The announcement was made during the meeting at the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) between Sami Al-Obaidy, chairperson of CSC, with Tatiana Gvilava, director of the Russian-Arab Business Council.
 
21 November, 2018
Four Finns have been arrested on a holiday island in Muslim-majority Malaysia for allegedly distributing pamphlets about Christianity, police said Wednesday, and may face up to five years in jail.
 
Religion is a deeply sensitive issue in Malaysia, where more than 60 percent of the populaton is Muslim, and critics say rising conservatism has chipped away at a traditionally tolerant brand of Islam in recent years.
 
21 November, 2018
In Chechnya, families of boys born on the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ i.e. on 12th of Rabiul Awwal received 100 thousand rubles (USD1500) each.
 
Some fourty boys were born in Chechen Republic on the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Twenty-one of them received the name Muhammad, and the rest were named after other Prophets and famous Awliya names.
 
Parents will receive gifts from the hands of the mayor of Grozny, Ibrahim Zakriev.
21 November, 2018
On behalf of the Mufti of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kamil Hazrat Samigullin, his deputy Mansur Hazrat Jalaletdin and Imam-muhtasib of Nizhnekamsk region Salih Hazrat Ibrahimov visited Syria as part of the Russian Working Group on helping the people of Syria and Religious Cooperatiion. 
 
During the visit, a meeting took place between the group’s participants and the Minister of Awqaf Affairs of Syria, Muhammad Abd Al-Sattar Said.
 
21 November, 2018
A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
 
Another 83 people were wounded in the attack, with 20 of them in critical condition and the toll likely to rise, Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said.
 
20 November, 2018

Mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad-Afandi, congratulated Muslims of the country on the occasion of the 12th of Rabiul-Awwal - the birthday of the Best of the Creations of the Most High, the Prophet Muhammad. 

19 November, 2018
Muftiyat of Dagestan in cooperation with the plenipotentiary of the Government of the Republic of Dagestan in the Omsk Region and with the participation of the Siberian Muftiyat organized an international and interfaith conference in Omsk, on November 18.
 
The event was assisted by representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Dagestan and the Ministry of National Policy and Religious Affairs of the Republic of Dagestan.
 
19 November, 2018
St. Petersburg State University is ready to spend 13.1 million rubles for the improvement of the professional skills of Islamic teachers. Relevant documents published on the portal of public procurement.
 
In particular, teachers will have to study the issues of "contextual understanding of ijtihad" and "topical issues of the Hanafi fiqh."
 
The university will spend another 1.5 million rubles on foreign internships for Islamic teachers in Minsk and Paris.
19 November, 2018
The IV Republican sports games among Muslims were held in the sports and recreation complex of the village of Khlystovo in the Elabujskiy district. Teams from 16 districts of Tatarstan competed in such sports as mini-football, arm wrestling, tug-of-war and lifting weights.
 
19 November, 2018
China is set to overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International.
 
In a report published Tuesday at an industry conference in London, Euromonitor said it is predicting there will be 1.4 billion trips made in 2018, up 5 percent from last year. Stronger growth in many major economies mean industry receipts will rise by an estimated 11 percent.
 
17 November, 2018
Iran is making plans for nominating a city as the Islamic capital of environment and sustainable development at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the deputy education minister for international affairs has said.
 
The possible inclusion of an Iranian city in ISESCO list will make the cities environmentally friendly in line with achieving sustainable development goals, Gholamreza Karimi who is also a secretary general at ISESCO national commission and a member of ISESCO executive council explained. 
 

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