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24 August, 2018
UNICEF on Thursday called for investment in Cox's Bazar refugee camps to protect the next generation of Rohingya Muslims.
 
UNICEF released a report on Thursday urging for a concerted effort to build a new foundation for the rights and opportunities of Rohingya children over the longer term.
 
24 August, 2018
The Haj of 2018 has been a resounding success. The pilgrimage is practically over now with pilgrims leaving Mina to Makkah on Friday to pray Jumaa in the Grand Mosque, do tawaf Al-Wadaa (farewell circumambulation) around the Kaaba and get ready either to depart for their respective homes or go to Madinah to pay homage to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and pray at his mosque.
 
24 August, 2018
Russia is preparing for President Vladimir Putin to visit Saudi Arabia after he received an invitation from Saudi King Salman, agencies cited Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Friday.
 
The visit will happen at a time depending on Putin’s schedule, Bogdanov was quoted as saying. He did not say what the talks in Saudi Arabia might touch upon or when Riyadh’s invitation to Putin was made.
 
24 August, 2018
Russia and Turkey will create a consultation mechanism to facilitate visa regime, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday.
 
His remark came after the talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, TASS reported.
 
24 August, 2018

A team of Turkish volunteers distributed meat to 1,000 families in the blockaded Gaza Strip on Thursday, the third day of the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday.

23 August, 2018
Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a “lost generation”, the United Nations said on Thursday, a year after Myanmar’s army began a crackdown that has forced more than 700,000 people to flee the country.
 
The lives and futures of more than 380,000 children in refugee camps in Bangladesh are in peril, while hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children still in Myanmar are cut off from aid, said a report by the UN children’s agency (UNICEF).
 
23 August, 2018

India on Monday effectively stripped four million people in Assam of citizenship, sparking fears of mass deportations of Muslims from the northeastern state.

23 August, 2018
Rohingya refugees celebrated Eid Al-Adha after fleeing Myanmar’s state persecution last year at camps in southeastern Cox's Bazar on Wednesday, with many praying for a chance to safely return to their homes.
 
In his special Eid prayer at a makeshift mosque at the Jamtoli refugee camp, cleric Sajjad Hossain said: "Oh Almighty! Give us the opportunity to go back to our own land with dignity and safety."
 
23 August, 2018

A new bill, proposed by Israel’s Likud MK Anat Berko, would prohibit the Palestinian flag from being raised at demonstrations.

23 August, 2018

The death toll from earthquakes that rocked eastern Indonesia since Aug. 5 has risen to over 500, local authorities said on Tuesday.

22 August, 2018
Today, on August 22, pilgrims of Tatarstan have performed tawaf al-ifada. This is the last of the three main rites of Hajj, including entering the state of ihram and staying on Arafat as well. After performing all the rituals, a pilgrim can be called a "hajji."
 
22 August, 2018
More than two million Muslims took part in the symbolic stoning of the devil on Tuesday, the last major ritual of the Hajj pilgrimage that heralded the start of Eid Al-Adha.
 
Clad in white robes signifying a state of purity, men and women from 165 countries converged on Jamrat to perform the ritual from a three-story bridge.
 
Large fans sprayed water over the crowd as temperatures climbed to 44C.
 
22 August, 2018
 Nearly one million Rohingya Muslims marked Eid Al-Adha on Wednesday in the world’s largest refugee camp, almost a year to the day since a brutal military crackdown drove the persecuted minority from Myanmar in huge numbers.
 
Prayers were offered in makeshift mosques across southern Bangladesh to celebrate the festival of sacrifice as cows were slaughtered in muddy fields across the sprawling camps.
 
22 August, 2018
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received at Mina Palace on Tuesday the President of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.
 
During the meeting, they exchanged congratulations on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.
 
They also reviewed bilateral relations and discussed issues of common interest.
 
22 August, 2018
A leading Australian media personality sparked controversy Wednesday after lashing out at the nation's Muslim community, saying they "share no common interest" with the rest of the country.
 
Sam Newman, a former Aussie Rules football player who co-hosts the popular "Footy Show" on commercial television, was reacting after two leading Muslim players embraced in a show of solidarity before a game last weekend.
 
22 August, 2018

More than 247 muslims celebated Kurban-Bayram, in St. Petersburg. This data is provided by the Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of the Northern Capital and the North-West Region of Russia. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs in St. Petersburg, the amount of people was no more than 52 thousand.

22 August, 2018

On August 21, the Kurban Bayram Festival was held in the central Kholmsk Culture House. The residents of the city were congratulated by the imam-mukhtasib of the Sakhalin region and the head of the Kholmsk administration.

- This holy holiday, it is time when muslims gather together and exchange their opinions and the joy that lives in the soul of each of us, - noted the head of the administration of Kholmsk, Andrey Suhomesov.

19 August, 2018
More than 24,000 Rohingya Muslims have been killed by Myanmar’s state forces since August 2017, according to a new report.
 
The figures were revealed in the report -- Forced Migration of Rohingya: The Untold Experience -- released by the Ontario International Development Agency, which involved researchers and organizations from Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Norway and the Philippines.
 
18 August, 2018
Due to the celebration of Eid al Adha holiday on August 21, several trams will change the route. 
 
According to the press service of the Transport Committee, the schedule will be changed from half past five in the morning until half past eleven.
 
 
Trams will be sent to:
 
- tram number 6: from the "Korablestroiteley Street" terminal on the current route only to the "19th line of the VO" stop ;
18 August, 2018
Today the head of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Evkurov had a video conversation with Ingush pilgrims who are in Saudi Arabia these days. He asked them about their flight and how they were feeling - the press service of the head of the republic reported.
 
"Ask God in your prayers for peace and prosperity in Ingushetia. We are looking forward to your return home," - said Yevkurov.
 
18 August, 2018
More than 800 foreign media workers will cover the Hajj rituals, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, Saudi minister of media, has announced.
 
In addition, facilities have been provided for 151 media institutions and 27 international networks, while six official broadcasts and broadcasts in 10 languages will provide news bulletins and daily programs on Hajj.
 
18 August, 2018
The 80-year-old "passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness", the foundation named after him said.
 
His home country, Ghana, has declared a week of national mourning. Mr Annan served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006, and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work.
 
He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to find a solution to the conflict.
 
18 August, 2018
The Saudi Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs is readying for Hajj season, taking hygiene and public services very seriously, while attending to millions of pilgrims from around the world.
 
The ministry is utilizing the latest new technologies in this field, providing smart eco-friendly compressed waste containers which work by solar energy in all places frequented by pilgrims, especially in populated locations where electricity is not available.
 
 

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