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Tajik President called for modesty in Ramadan

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon urged not to allow wastage and increase of food prices during the holy month of Ramadan.
"I would like to once again call on entrepreneurs not to overincrease the food prices in the holy month of Ramadan, and not to burden their fellow countrymen, because in most Muslim countries during this time entrepreneurs on the contrary reduce prices, as this is one of the pious acts in Islam," the President said at a meeting with representatives of the Tajik society.

Young Crimean Muslims meet Ramadan

A festive celebration for children from large families timed to coincide with the holy month of Ramadan was held in Simferopol.
The organizer of the event is "Bullyur" the Public Association of Muslims of the Crimea with the support of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
More than 80 children from forty families with many children from different regions of the Crimea took part in this holiday.

Forum on "Islam in the Far East: stereotypes and reality" held in Khabarovsk

Fourth Muslim forum "Islam in the Far East: stereotypes and reality" organized by the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Far East with the support of the embassy of the Far Eastern Federal District and the government of the Khabarovsk Territory was held in Khabarovsk.
The forum discussed the development of traditional Islam in the Far East, taking into account historical, religious, cultural and interethnic approaches.

Russia, Egypt slam US embassy move to Jerusalem

Russian and Egyptian foreign ministers slammed the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem on Monday.
Russia has evaluated the U.S. decision negatively several times, the head of Russian diplomacy Sergey Lavrov said in a joint news conference in Moscow.

Extra pavillion for prayers to be built in Ingushetia

Head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, commissioned the construction of a special pavilion near the cathedral mosque under construction in Magas, where additional space for Friday and tarawih prayers will be provided.
He stated this within the framework of the working meeting with the Head of his Administration, Magamet Yandiev, his deputies and assistant advisers. The meeting was also attended by representatives of the regional government and municipalities.

"Ramadan Tent" to open in Moscow

The solemn opening ceremony of the XIII Moscow "Ramadan Tent" will take place at the Memorial Mosque on Poklonny Hill in Moscow.
"Ramadan Tent" is a cultural and educational project timed to the arrival of the Muslim holy month of the Ramadan, whith the aim of introducing its guests to the culture and traditions of different nations of the world.

Beginning of Ramadan is determined in Dagestan

Dagestani Council of Alims held a general meeting in Makhachkala to determine the beginning of the month of Ramadan, based on established norms and canons of Sharia, the press service of the Muftiyat of Dagestan informs.
The deputies of Dagestani Mufti Mahdi Mutailov and Muhammad Manguev, assistant Mufti Muhammad Muhammadov took part in the majlis, held under the leadership of the first deputy of the Mufti Abdulla Adzhimollaev.

KazanSummit main platform for cooperation with OIC countries

The 10th International economic summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit" held in Kazan from 10-12 May was attended by about three thousand delegates and guests from all over the world.
Among them are the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Youssef bin Ahmad Al-Osemin, the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates Sultan Bin Saeed Al-Mansouri, the Minister of Investment and Trade of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Majed Al-Kassabi.

Albania offers visa-free entry to attract GCC tourists

Its natural beauty, geographical position and enjoyable Mediterranean climate make Albania an attractive European destination the whole year around.
These factors increased the number of foreign tourists visiting the country in 2017 to more than 5.2 million. 

Dates: A Middle Eastern delicacy

Dates are a staple food in Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East, both in their own right and as a common ingredient in local dishes. In particular, they form an important part of the diet of Muslims during Ramadan, when they are traditionally eaten every evening to break the fast.

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