Wednesday 23 May 2018 \

 

"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.
 
 

59 killed amid mass protests in Gaza

The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli army gunfire rose Monday with thousands more injured during anti-occupation rallies along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border. 
 
The death toll now stands at 59 with over 2,770 injured, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. 
 
Among those killed was Fadi Abu Salah, a disabled Palestinian activist who was severely injured during Israel’s 2008/2009 “Operation Cast Lead”. 
 
 

UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.
 
The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it’s aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic illness.
 
 

Dagestani orphans welcomed Ramadan

Charity event dedicated to the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan was held for orphans on the territory of the Jum`ah mosque in Makhachkala.
 
According to Muhammadrasul Akhmedov, Director General of the Insan Charity Fund, who organized the festive event, some four hundred orphans from various cities of the republic took part in the holiday. 
 
 

Russia's Far East experiences acute shortage of imams

The number of Imams must be doubled in the Far East in order to completely close the need for Islamic clerics in the region, the plenipotentiary representative of the Supreme Mufti of the Central Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of the Russian Federation in the Far East, the chairman of the spiritual administration of Muslims of the region Ahmad Hazrat Garifullin said.
 
 

Press conference timed to the month of Ramadan held in Tatarstan

Tatar-inform Information Agency held a press conference on the occasion of the onset of the Holy month of Ramadan and in connection with the forth IV Republican Iftar in Kazan today.

 
 

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