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Mawlid An-Nabi in St. Petersburg

Saint-Petersburg, November 3, 2020

Assistant to the Mufti Dagestan Muhammad Magomedov took part in the event dedicated to the month of Rabi ul-Awwal in St. Petersburg.

In his speech Muhammad Magomedov called the fellow-believers to study the life of the Messenger of the Most High ﷺ and observe his Sunnah, as a response to the provocations associated with the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ that are taking place in the world today.


Koran learning courses for women started in Tatarstan

Kazan, November 3, 2020

Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan resumed the work of the second stream of women's express courses “Learning to read the Koran”. They are designed for those who do not know the Arabic alphabet and cannot read the Koran. The second stream of women's express courses started in February 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic the classes were suspended.


Russia urges to recognize the danger of Islamophobia

Moscow, October 26, 2020

Russia is promoting in the OSCE an initiative to recognize Christianophobia and Islamophobia as a dangerous phenomenon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on October 26 at a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Lavrov said that he agreed with Mitsotakis's thesis about the danger of using the “religious card” for geopolitical purposes.


Tatarstan Muslims initiated campaign on the birth of the Prophet

Kazan, October 26, 2020

Tatarstan Muslims held a promotional campaign dedicated to the month of birth of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺin the Old Tatar settlement of Kazan. During the initiative, Muslim volunteers of the capital handed out booklets with the Prophet’s sermon, which was read during his farewell Hajj.

A leaflet with the text of the khutba in Tatar and Russian was printed by the Khuzur publishing house of Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan.


Saudi Arabia to receive foreign pilgrims from Sunday

Mecca, October 26, 2020

Foreign pilgrims between the age of 18 and 50 will be allowed to perform Umrah from November 1. Saudi Arabia permits entry of pilgrims from outside the Kingdom during the third phase of the gradual relaxation of Umrah service, SaudiGazette reports.


Collective prayers canceled in Tyumen mosques due to COVID-19 outbreak

Tyumen, October 26, 2020

Muslim Religious Administration of the Tyumen oblast decided to suspend collective prayers in mosques in the region due to the spread of coronavirus infection. In particular, holding of collective services has been suspended until November 7 inclusive, according to the website of the Religious organization.

At the same time, it is noted that the staff of the mosques will conduct individual reading of five daily prayers.


Kabardino-Balkaria Mosques may close again

Nalchik, October 26, 2020

Muslim Religious Administration of Kabardino-Balkaria appealed to believers with a request to strictly observe the rules for visiting mosques. Visitors are required to wear masks, use own rugs for prayer, as well as refrain from shaking hands and maintain social distance. This was reported on the official page of the Muslim clergy in Instagram.


Conference “Islam in Bunin's work” held in Ingushetia

Magas, October 23, 2020

The National Library of Ingushetia hosted a reading conference “Islam in the work of Ivan Alekseevich Bunin”, timed to the 150th anniversary of the birth of the classic of Russian literature, the press office of the institution reported.


Dagestan Mufti met with the Head of the Federal Penitentiary Service in the region

Makhachkala, October 23, 2020

Last Friday Mufti of Dagestan Republic, Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with the Head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Dagestan Andrey Polyakov, and his assistant for organizing work with believers, Shamil Karagishiev.


Dagestan Muftiyat presented a new book of renowned Islamic scholar

Makhachkala, October 20, 2020

Dagestan Muftiyat presented a new book published by the Department of Science and Education of the organization. The book “Sheikh Saifullah-kadi: Life and Work” is dedicated to the biography of the renown Dagestan Islamic scholar Saifullah-kadi Bashlarov.


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