Source : islam.ru / 01 Oct 2014
A meeting of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Trans-Baikal region, Mufti, Imam-Khatib of central Juma mosque of Chita Rishat Saydashev was held in the Government House of the republic of Tatarstan.
Source : islam.ru / 30 Sep 2014
Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organisations Mubariz Gurbanli said that Azerbaijan needs to amend regulations relating to the tombstones.
"The time has come when it is necessary to establish a procedure for the installation of expensive gravestones and to establish certain rules. This question is the responsibility not only of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organisations, but the whole society of the country. "
Source : Ucanews / 30 Sep 2014
A court in Kashgar sentenced two Uyghur teenagers to death on Sunday for the murder of one of China’s leading imams in restive Xinjiang province.
Gheni Hasan, 18, and Nurmemet Abidilimit, 19, were given death sentences for the killing of Juma Tayier, head of Id Kah mosque in Kashgar, which is China's largest, during a bloody attack in July, reported the state-run China Daily.
Source : GospelHerald.com / 30 Sep 2014
The number of Muslim children in several British cities is fast eclipsing that of Christian children, according to birth rate statistics that reveal the country’s significant demographic change.
Source : Guardian / 30 Sep 2014
Solar energy could be the top source of electricity by 2050, aided by plummeting costs of the equipment to generate it, a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the West’s energy watchdog, said on Monday.
Source : Presstv / 30 Sep 2014
Muslims in the Indian-controlled Kashmir are still struggling with the aftermath of the deadly floods that hit South Asia earlier this month, Press TV reports.
The initial estimates by business federation say Kashmir has lost businesses worth millions of dollars, Press TV’s Shahana Butt reported from the region.
Source : Arab news / 30 Sep 2014
More than 1.4 million foreign pilgrims are expected to perform Haj this year, said Haj Minister Bandar Hajjar.
“About 1.36 million pilgrims already arrived from different countries by Sunday night and we expect their number to cross the 1.4-million mark,” he said.
Source : Munsif.tv / 30 Sep 2014
A radical monk who heads a movement accused of stirring violence against Muslims in Myanmar has announced a partnership with a hardline Buddhist group in Sri Lanka to defend their religion.
Source : Itar-Tass / 29 Sep 2014
Over the past ten years Russians have lost much of their concern about the social status they enjoy and their creative self-realization, as follows from the September 20-21 VTSIOM opinion poll, published on Friday.
Source : islam.ru / 29 Sep 2014
Chairman of the Russian Muftis Council mufti sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin expressed his condolences to the families and friends of those who died in a terrible accident on the motor road near Simferopol. On the night of September 28, a car of VAZ mark failed in a pit with a diameter of 7-8 meters which was formed as a result of a landslide. Death toll, including three children, is six people. Two children were hospitalized in serious condition. All of them are members of the Crimean Tatar family.