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Children's holiday "Hello Ramadan!" held in Crimea

"Hosh Keldin, Mubarek Ramadan!" (Hello Ramadan!) a holiday for children and parents was held in the educational and educational center "Faydaly ilim" (Useful Knowledge) in Crimea.
The organizers of the event, the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Crimea prepared an extensive program for children. 

Muslims of St. Petersburg are gearing up for Ramadan

Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of St. Petersburg and the North-West region of Russia Rawil-Hazrat Pancheev said that the Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin with the night prayer on May 15, and end with the grandiose holiday of Uraza Bayram in mid-June.
It is expected that more than 100,000 followers of Islam will take part in the festival in St. Petersburg.

Europe's Muslim population to hit 8 pct by 2030

The Muslim population of Europe will rise to 8 percent and of the United States to 2.1 percent by 2030, according to Global Muslim Diaspora Report released on Saturday.
The report was released at a workshop in Istanbul called “Muslim Diaspora: Global Peace and Difficulties for Welfare.”

Planned US embassy move may increase tension

The planned relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may increase tension in the Middle East, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.
"Yes, we have such fears. We have already talked about this before", Peskov said, responding to a question if Russia has fears that the planned U.S. embassy move may increase tension in the region.

Iran FM in Moscow as Russia moves to save nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister was in Moscow on Monday as Russia tries to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in the wake of Washington's pull-out, pushing it into rare cooperation with Europe. 
A Russian foreign ministry spokesman confirmed the pair would meet Monday morning.  
Zarif's diplomatic tour took him to Beijing at the weekend and will see him visit Brussels later in the week, as the international backers of the 2015 accord scrabble to save it.

Horse race held in honor of Dagestani Mufti

Horse race and sports festival was held in honor of Dagestani Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Afandi in  the village of Karata of Akhvakh district in Dagestan.
This festive event was graced by the presence of the Mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad Afandi.
The event was attended by Heads of the Akhvakh and Tsumadinsky districts Magomedzagid Muslimov and Anwargadji Vechedov, the Olympic champion Abdulrashid Sadulaev, religious, public and political figures, as well as numerous believers from all over the country.

We want to improve halal industry, says OIC chief

Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef Al-Othaimeen, has underlined the OIC’s keenness to cooperate with Russia to bolster trade and investment, including encouraging trade and finance and boost the Halal industry as well as rural and agricultural development.

Working hours to be shortened during Ramadan in Ingushetia

In order to create favorable conditions for fasting Muslims the Head of Ingushetia ordered the establishment of a one-hour shortened working day during the month of Ramadan. 
Heads of local municipalities and regional governments of Ingushetia are recommended to strengthen control over compliance with the prohibition of sale of alcoholic beverages for the period of the holy month.

Muslims of Kabardino-Balkaria Republic prepare for Ramadan

According to astronomical calculations, the first day of the Holy month of Ramadan falls on May 16, - the website of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kabardino-Balkaria reports.
On the eve of the meeting, Mufti Khazrataliy Dzasezhev, Chairman of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Kabardino-Balkaria, held a meeting of the Ulema Council, with the participation of the republic's Chief Imams.

Albir Krganov condemned explosion of the maqam of Sheikh Said Afandi

The head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia, the Mufti of Moscow, Albir Hazrat Krganov, condemned the actions of extremists who laid the explosive device on the grave of the venerable Sheikh Said Afandi on the night of May 9 in the Dagestani village of Chirkey.
The Mufti regarded the incident as a provocation by mean intruders whose main goal is to split the country's Islamic community and "our entire multinational and multi-confessional society."

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