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Saudi Arabia to sight Dhul Hijjah moon on Monday

Makkah, July 15, 2020

Saudi Arabia will sight the crescent of Dhul Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, next Monday, to determine the exact beginning of this year's Hajj rituals.

The Saudi Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the kingdom to spot the new moon on the evening of Monday, the 29th day of the month of Dhul Qadah.


Tatarstan Muslims opened the restored mosque

Kazan, June 14, 2020

Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin visited the grand opening of the mosque restored after the fire in the village of Stary Karazerik in the Yutazinsky district of the republic on Tuesday this week.


Dagestan Muftiyat employed graduates of Islamic Universities

Makhachkala, July 13, 2020

Chairman of the Dagestan Muftiyat, Shamil Alikhanov, met with imams of the Northern Territorial District (NTD) of the Republic and graduates of Islamic educational institutions.

The meeting was also attended by the plenipotentiary representative of the Muftiyat in the NTD, Ilyas Umalatov.


Saudi Arabia to fine Hajj permit violators

Makkah, July 13, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry announces the imposing of a fine of 10,000 Saudi riyals ($2,666) for violators entering the holy sites in Mecca without a permit during the upcoming Hajj season, which will be held in a limited capacity this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, AlArabiya reports.

A statement from the Kingdom’s Ministry of Interior said the fine would come into effect from July 19 (28 of Dhul Qadah) until August 2 (12 of Dhul Hijjah).


Muftis considered the work during the pandemic

Ufa, July 1, 2020

The Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Russia held an online conference with Muslim spiritual leaders and muftis of the CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States). The conference was dedicated to the theme “The experience and practice of the spiritual administrations of Muslims of the CIS during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic - lessons and conclusions.”


Muslims in Perm region will have a new mosque

Perm, June 30, 2020

A new mosque will appear soon in Perm region, Islam.ru website reports.

The mosque is to be built in Berezniki district. Permission to build a religious object was issued by the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Berezniki Administration, reported the website of the regional Muslim Religious Administration of the region.


Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani to discuss Syria: Kremlin

Moscow, June 30, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's Hassan Rouhani will hold a video conference on Wednesday, July 1, to discuss the conflict in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

The three countries held talks in the Kazakh capital Astana in 2018, aimed at reducing tensions in Syria.


Spiritual Center in Dagestan names an alley in honour of medical workers

Makhachkala, June 25, 2020

The alley leading from the Spiritual Center of the Prophet Isa in Makhachkala to the Caspian Sea will be named after medical workers who treat patients with coronavirus infection (COVID-19). This was announced by the head of the Dagestan Republic, Vladimir Vasiliev, at the 47th session of the National Assembly of Dagestan on Thursday, June 25.

The initiative to name the alley in honour of medical workers belongs to the mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad-afandi.


Tatarstan Mufti comments on amendments to the Constitution

Kazan, June 25, 2020

It is extremely important for Muslims to show solidarity and declare their position on the amendments to the Russian Constitution, said Mufti of the Republic of Tatarstan Kamil Hazrat Samigullin in his video message on Thursday this week.


St. Petersburg authorities thanked Muslims for help during the pandemic

St. Petersburg, June 24, 2020

St.Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov had the video conference with representatives of religious organizations of the city on Wednesday this week, the press office of Smolny reports. The head of Russian Northern capital thanked the religious organizations for their charity activity during the coronavirus epidemic.


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