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Özil Donates £80,000 to Help Muslims This Ramadan

London, May 3, 2020

Arsenal Muslim midfielder Mesut Özil has made a generous £80,000 donation to a Turkish charity to help Muslims during Ramadan amid coronavirus crisis. The donation will provide food and aid for 16,000 Muslims throughout the holy month.


Stores in Adygea hold Ramadan charity campaign

Maikop, April 28, 2020

Muslim Religious Administration of Adygea together with the entrepreneurs of the republican capital started a charity initiative "Ramadan - the month of good deeds" that is held third year in a row in the region. Participation in the project is open to everyone.  

Many stores of the city have carts and baskets, where everyone may leave any products. Then the gathered products are passed on to the representatives of the mosque, who in their turn distribute them to low-income families.


British MP joins Ramadan fast to better understand Muslims

London, April 27, 2020

A British MP has embarked on a journey toward empathy and compassion, announcing that he will be fasting for the first week of Ramadan to better understand what this holy month and practice means to Muslims.

"Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, self-improvement and heightened worship," Paul Bristow, a Conservative MP for Peterborough in Eastern England, said in a video on Twitter to announce his decision.


Crimean Muslim clergy to hold a children's Ramadan flash mob

Sevastopol, April 24, 2020

Religious and educational program “Faydal Ilim” of Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol together with the @yani_usul project announce the beginning of a flash mob for children dedicated to the holy month of Ramadan!


The daughter of Russian President’s Press Secretary plans to fast the whole Ramadan

Moscow, April 23, 2020

The daughter of the Russian President press secretary Dmitry Peskov, Elizaveta shared her plans to fast the whole Ramadan. She wrote about this on her account in Instagram.

In the publication, Elizaveta noted that her parents did not impose any religion on her in childhood, allowing her to choose the belief herself when she becomes adult.


Russia and Qatar jointly develop vaccine against coronavirus

Moscow, April 22, 2020

Russian and Qatari specialists are working on joint development of a vaccine against a new coronavirus infection, Russian Ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov told RIA Novosti Agency on Wednesday.

“Russia and Qatar have been maintaining close cooperation since the first days of the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, and active work is being carried out between the relevant departments of the two countries for joint development of the vaccine”, – the ambassador said.


Karachay-Cherkessia Mufti urged Muslims to pray at home in Ramadan

Cherkessk, April 22, 2020

The chairman of Muslim Religious Administration of Karachay-Cherkessia, Ismail-Haji Berdiev, urged Muslims to keep the regime of self-isolation during the holy month of Ramadan. The mufti noted that due to pandemic all congregational prayers in mosques were temporarily canceled. He encouraged fellow believers to pray at home with their families. “I hope that together we manage to stop the spread of coronavirus infection and by the end of the holy month we will be able to gather for a holiday prayer”, said the mufti.


Muslim clergy in Dagestan plans to hold online religious services in Ramadan

Makhachkala, April 21, 2020

The Dagestan Muftiyat is to hold daily online broadcasting of the Koran readings and sermons during the month of Ramadan on its official page on Instagram.

“In addition, we plan to have live broadcasts during which anyone can ask his question,” told the representative of the religious organization.


Head of Ingushetia: We hope that Ramadan will help to stop the epidemic

Magas, April 20, 2020

The head of Ingushetia, Mahmud-Ali Kalimatov, in a video message to residents of the republic, spoke out against excessively harsh measures towards violators of the self-isolation regime.


The two Holy Mosques are to be closed in Ramadan

Makkah, April, 2020

According to Saudi Government the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah will stay closed during the month of Ramadan.

This was announced by the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques on its Twitter account on Monday. The move, it said, has come as part of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.


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