Source : Maan / 27 Sep 2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday said that a return to direct negotiations was impossible and accused Israel of committing "genocide" during a speech at the United Nations during the 69th annual General Debate.
Source : WorldBulletin / 27 Sep 2014
Turkish Cypriots have been allowed to pray in a mosque in the Greek Cypriot-controlled southern Cyprus for the first time in 40 years.
The head of Religious Affiars in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Prof. Dr Talip Atalay, led prayers at the Kebir mosque and visited Muslim cemeteries in the city of Baf (Paphos) and its surroundings on the invitation of Greek Cypriot Archbishop Chrysostomos II.
Source : Saudi Gazette / 27 Sep 2014
Last week, Saudi Agriculture 2014, the 33rd international agriculture, water, and agro-industry trade show, took place at the International Convention and Exhibition Center in Riyadh.
Organic farming was one of the topics addressed at the exhibition. Under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Department of Organic Agriculture (DOA) participated with its own organic farming pavilion, a joint venture with on one side the ministry and the German GIZ International Services’ “Organic Farming Project” and on the other the Saudi Organic Farming Association (SOFA).
Source : islam.ru / 26 Sep 2014
A meeting of the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Russia Abdulaziz Al-Aldvani and the first deputy chairman of the Russian Muftis Council Rushan hazrat Abbyasov was held in Moscow, the press service of the Council reports.
At the meeting, Rushan hazrat Abbyasov conveyed greetings of the chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin and thanked the Ambassador for his part in the XV Moscow International Competition of Quran reciters.
Source : islam.ru / 26 Sep 2014
The II International Exhibition "Caspian Halal Expo", which will be held from 26 to 28 September, opened today in Makhachkala. The exhibition opened at the National Library of the republic of Dagestan named after Rasul Gamzatov.
Source : Presstv / 26 Sep 2014
Prime Minister of the Palestinian unity government Rami Hamdallah has called for USD four billion in urgent aid for the reconstruction of the war-torn Gaza Strip.
Hamdallah said Tuesday that he has asked the international community to donate 3.8 billion dollars of international aid to help Palestinians rebuild Gaza following its devastation as a result of Israel’s war on the impoverished enclave this summer.
Source : WorldBulletin / 26 Sep 2014
Over a hundred Muslim scholars and leaders from around the world have issued a joint letter addressed to ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Wednesday, presenting Islamic arguments against the group's actions in Iraq and Syria.
Source : Arab news / 26 Sep 2014
More than 2 million pilgrims, who are to perform Haj this year, can use the newly expanded areas of the Grand Mosque in Makkah for prayers, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has ordered.
Source: couriermail.com.au / 26 Sep 2014
Attacks on Muslim women across Logan and Brisbane have prompted Muslims and Christians to join at the Kuraby Mosque on Friday to call for others from the two faiths to stand together in solidarity.
Source : Moonsighting.com / 25 Sep 2014
About 1.57 billion Muslims all over the globe and nearly 64 Muslim Countries in the world are waiting to celebrate their `Eid Al-Adha feast a few days from now. `Eid Al-Adha is one of two main religious feasts celebrated by Muslims worldwide each year.
In the lunar Islamic calendar, `Eid Al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah and lasts for four days. In the international Gregorian calendar, the dates vary from year to year, drifting approximately 11 days earlier each year.