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Rohingya refugees exhibit craftsmanship in Bangladesh

An exhibition showcasing handicrafts from members of the Rohingya community living in refugee camps was held in Bangladesh on Monday.
 
Hundreds of thousands of people from the Rohingya Muslim minority have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighboring Myanmar last year triggered an exodus, straining resources in the impoverished country.
 
 

Pakistan rejects downgrading by US in religious freedom

Pakistan’s foreign ministry has rejected Washington’s move of placing Islamabad on its annual list of worst offenders for nations that infringe on religious freedom.
 
In a statement on Wednesday, it termed the decision as “unilateral and politically motivated.”
 
It said “besides the clear biases reflected from these designations, there are serious questions on the credentials and impartiality of the self-proclaimed jury involved in this unwarranted exercise.”
 

Muslimah from Uzbekistan knows Russian best

Zarina Khismatullina, a schoolgirl from Uzbekistan, was among the winners of the XVI International Russian Language Olympiad for foreign schoolchildren, the press service of the Pushkin Institute reports.
 
The Olympiad is held annually in two directions: for children learning Russian as a foreign language, and for students of schools with a Russian language of instruction. This year among the winners and laureates of the Olympiad are schoolchildren from 30 countries of Asia, Europe and America.
 
 

Syrian girl born without legs walks on new prosthetics

Eight-year-old Maya Merhi had to struggle around a Syrian displaced persons camp on artificial limbs made of plastic tubing and tin cans.
 
But now the girl, who was born with no legs due to a congenital condition, is walking on new prosthetics after undergoing treatment in Turkey.
 
Pictures of her plight, including those taken by AFP in Syria, were seen around the world in June, and she was taken to Istanbul for the life-changing procedure.
 
 

Dagestani Muslims delegation arrived in Komi

A Muslims delegation from Dagestan paid an official visit to Komi. Guests visited Syktyvkar and Ukhta for the sake of strengthening interregional cooperation between the two regions and exchanging experience in the fight against terrorism.
 
The delegation included the head of the council for interaction with the Dagestan fraternity, Davud Tumalayev, religious leaders and athletes, the press release said.
 
 

Mawlidur Rasul organised for Makhachkala's disabled children

In honor of the blessed month of Rabiul Awwal a festive Mawlid an-Nabi took place in Makhachkala's Learning Center "Life without Limits".
 
The director of the Training Center Zainab Musayeva in her welcoming speech told about the purpose of the Majlis. "It is important to talk about the life of the Prophet ﷺ, learn lessons from his life, especially about morality and unity of believers," she said. ⠀
 
 

Contest on the Prophet's biography was held in Makhachkala

A contest for the knowledge of the biography of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ took place in Makhachkala, among students of the Dagestani capital.
 
The event was held in the "Russia - my story" historical park. The initiator was the leadership of the museum. Some 300 students participated in the contest to check their knowledge of the life of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
 
 

XI All-Russian Olympiad in Islamic disciplines and Arabic was held in Kazan

As part of the 20th anniversary of the Russian Islamic Institute in Kazan, the XI All-Russian Olympiad in Islamic disciplines and the Arabic language was held in Tatarstani capital.
 
The brightest students were identified in the disciplines of "Islamic law", "Fundamentals of Islam" and "Arabic language".
 
 

Deputy Dagestani Mufti met with Turkish Religious Minister

Deputy Mufti of Dagestan, Abdullah Salimov, at the invitation of the Minister of Religious Affairs of Turkey, Ali Erbash, visited Ankara as part of the delegation of the North Caucasus Federal District and Russia's Southern Federal District.
 
 

VII Media Forum to be held in Makhachkala

Dagestan will become next region to host the North Caucasus Media Forum. This was announced at a plenary session of the media forum in Grozny.
 
 
 

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