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Kazan gathered leading Islamic media professionals

The largest and most influential media representatives of the Arab world and Russia gathered today in Kazan for a roundtable discussion on influence of confessional media on contemporary media space. 

Huge queues formed in front of the Tokyo's mosque

The Tokyo Mosque & Turkish Cultural Center is the largest mosque in Japan, located near Yoyogi-uehara station, Shibuya ward. It is known as the most beautiful mosque in all of Asia.
The Tokyo Mosque was built by Tatar Turks who came to Japan after the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in 1900.
The Tokyo Mosque attracts Muslims as well as local and foreign tourists. Long and huge queues are formed outside the mosque entrance.

Ingushetia delivered large-scale humanitarian aid to Syria

On the occasion of the arrival of holy month of Ramadan large-scale charity event for some 1000 families, victims of the Syrian crisis was held in "Tishriem" sport hall in the capital Damascus. 
This is the sixth time, the republic sent humanitarian aid to the fraternal Syrian people following orders from Head of Ingushetia Yunusbek Evkurov.

Dagestan to hold second floral festival

Second Republican flower festival "Dagestan in miniature" will be held from May 12 - 13 in city of Makhachkala. 
Besides the Dagestan masters of floristics, flower "masters" from Moscow, Krasnodar, Stavropol and Chechnya are expected to participate in the event.
The event is organized by "Valley of Roses 05" floral company with the support of the government of the republic and the city administration of Makhachkala.

Rustam Minnikhanov met with delegation of Saudi Arabia

Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov held a meeting with the delegation of Saudi Arabia, which arrived in the capital of the republic to participate in the 10th Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit".
The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Heidan, Saudi Ambassador to Russia Raed Krimli, and Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin.

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

Fourth Muslim forum "Islam in the Far East: stereotypes and reality" will begin its work on May 14 in Khabarovsk.
The forum is organized at the initiative of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Far East, with the support of the Plenipotentiary Representative Office of the Far Eastern Federal District and the Government of the Khabarovsk Territory. 

Muslim scholars: Suicide attacks violate Islamic principles

Muslim scholars from three countries issued an edict Friday saying that violent extremism and terrorism, including suicide attacks, are against Islamic principles, in an effort to convince the Taliban to end its violence.
Seventy prominent Muslim scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia issued the fatwa, or edict, at a conference in Indonesia on ways to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Russia, Turkey to set 2019 as mutual cultural year

The Russian-Turkish relationship is moving forward very quickly, with both countries in preparations to set 2019 as a Turkish-Russian cultural year,  the Russian ambassador to Turkey said.
An intensive program of cultural activities in both countries is being prepared for the next year, Alexei Yerkhov told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview. 
"That means, 2019 will be the year of Turkish culture in Russia, as well as the year of Russian culture in Turkey," Yerkhov said.

Swedish town allows Muslim prayer call from speakers

Mosques in a southern Swedish town have been allowed to use loudspeakers for the call to prayer, local media reported on Tuesday.
Police in Vaxjo district of Kronoberg County gave the permission for Friday prayers, according to state radio SR.
Fredrik Modeus, district bishop, welcomed the decision in a statement, adding that Sweden guarantees religious freedom to its citizens.

KazanSummit 2018 began its work with RUSSIA HALAL EXPO

Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin opened the Russia Halal Expo today, the largest in Russia and the only exhibition in the halal industry of Volga Federal District, which began its work as part of the KazanSummit - X International Economic Summit "Russia-Islamic World."
Official opening ceremony of the exhibition took place early in the morning with the recitation of verses from the Noble Qur'an. The ayats from the Holy Book were read by the first Deputy Mufti of Tatarstan Rustam Hazrat Valiullin.

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