Wednesday 20 March 2019 \

 

One of first printed Ottoman books open to visitors in Dublin after restoration

Оne of the first books printed during the Ottoman era, the "Kitab-ı Cihannüma" (The Book of Pinnacle), was restored with the efforts of Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF) and can now be viewed at the Chester Beatty Library in Ireland's capital Dublin.
 
Yalçın Ayaslı, the founder and chairman of the TFC, said that they are happy to support the conservation of the book within "a mission that aims to protect Turkish (cultural) heritage and introduce it to the world."
 
 

Prospects for Islamic financial system discussed in Chechnya

A regular session on “Islamic Finance as a Direction for the Development of the Financial System of the North Caucasus” was held at the Ministry of Finance of Chechnya.
 
The event, organized by the Ministry of Economic, Territorial Development and Trade of the Chechen Republic, was attended by representatives of banks operating in the republic, as well as Islamic financial companies.
 
 

Dagestani Muslim - world champion in mental arithmetic

Magomed Kagirov - a young mathematician from Dagestan became the world champion in mental arithmetic in UCMAS (Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic System) World competitions held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 9 - 10 December.
 
More than 12 thousand people from 80 countries participated in the competition. The participants had to prove their arithmetic skills by completing 200 calculations in eight minutes or an average calculation every 2.4 seconds. 
 
 

Israeli lab produces world’s first animal-free steak

he first meat-free steak grown in a lab has been produced in Israel, but its creators say it needs a bit more development on the taste.
 
The steak was produced out of several cell types grown on a scaffold by Aleph Farms and has a muscle-like texture similar to conventional meat. However, it will need at least three to five years to go on sale in markets, according to Didier Toubia, co-founder and chief executive of the company.
 
 

All of Pakistan’s problems are due to “lack of education” – experts

At the Tanjai Cheena school in northwest Pakistan, students squeeze into makeshift classrooms where plastic tarps serve as walls and electricity is sparse, as a surging population overstretches the country’s fragile education system.
 
Sandwiched behind desks like sardines, students repeat words learned in Pashto and English during an anatomy lesson: “Guta is finger, laas is hand”.
 
 

Contest of poems about Islam held in Tatarstan

Tatarstani Muslims TV channel Khuzur TV of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan (DUMD RT) held nationwide contest of Islamic poems of own composition themed “My Beautiful Religion”.
 
The creative competition was held in order to popularize Islamic and moral values, and to intensify creative activity among Muslims.
 
 

Israel to approve thousands of unauthorized West Bank settler homes

Israel is to authorize thousands of the settler homes built illegally in the occupied West Bank, some of them decades ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday.
 
The move is likely to please pro-settler members of Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition while angering Palestinians, who want the West Bank as part of a future state.
 
 

Russia to take part in a business mission in Mecca

From 3 to 6 February 2019, a historic event will take place in Mecca - the First Russian business mission to Saudi Arabia. Never before have companies from the Russian Federation received permission from KSA government agencies to hold such events in Mecca, in the heart of the Islamic world.
 
As part of the business mission, on February 4, 2019, an Investment Summit will be held at the site of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jeddah.
 
 

Kamil Hazrat Samigullin takes part in Mecca Islamic Conference

Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin who is on a working visit to Saudi Arabia, takes part in the Islamic Unity conference in Mecca.
 
The conference is attended by leaders and representatives of international Muslim political, scientific, educational, cultural and social institutions as well as theologians, muftis, and imams from Islamic countries.
 
 

Chelny residents ask authorities to help with freezing mosque

Residents of Russia's Naberezhnye Chelny drew the attention of the city authorities to a mosque in the city's 39th complex, which is left unattended without heating and electricity.
 
 
 

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