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09 December, 2020
Birobidzhan, December 7, 2020

Mufti of the Russian Far East met with the governor of the Jewish Autonomous Region Rostislav Ernstovich Goldstein on Monday, December 7. Ahmad Hazrat conveyed words of greetings and congratulations on behalf of the Supreme Mufti of the Central Muslim Religious Administration of Russia, to the governor on assuming office and being elected as the secretary of the regional branch of the “Yedinaya Rossiya” party.

09 December, 2020
Sevastopol, December 7, 2020

Public organization of Muslim women of Crimea “Bullyur” under Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and the educational project “Faidaly Ilim” were recognized as the best in Russia.

07 December, 2020
Makhachkala, December 5, 2020

A scientific conference dedicated to “Muhammad Yaraghi in Dagestan culture and world science: problems of spiritual heritage and cultural memory” was held in Makhachkala last Saturday, website reports.

The event was organized by the Madrasa named after Muhammad Yaraghi with the assistance of the Ministry of National policy and religious affairs of Dagestan.

07 December, 2020
Rostov-on-Don, December 7, 2020

Central Muslim Religious Administration of the Rostov Region held elections of the head of the religious organization on December 6, website reports. The post of Mufti Jafyar Bikmaev, who died in mid-November, was taken by his son, Muhammad. He was elected during an open vote of the Council of Alims and Imams of the region.

02 December, 2020

Naberezhnye Chelny, December 2, 2020

Muslim businessman from Naberezhnye Chelny, Rustam Gatin, provided hot food to several dozen of homeless and needy people of the region, website reports. According to him, they were mostly elderly people. “We fed them with pea soup, naval pasta, meatballs, as well as treated them with tea and cookies and gingerbreads. So far we are distributing food only once a week, but we plan to increase it to twice”, the man shared.

02 December, 2020
Samara, December 2, 2020

An unusual rescue mission took place in the town of Pokhvistnevo near Samara. For three days local residents watched a cat that climbed a tall tree and could not get down. The animal was exhausted from hunger and was very frightened. Photos of the situation have spread around local publics on social networks. As a result, Murat Valiev volunteered to help the cat. The young Muslim climbed a tree and rescued an exhausted, frozen and hungry animal.

02 December, 2020
Magas, December 1, 2020

The United Arab Emirates considers supporting the construction of the first cathedral mosque in the capital of Ingushetia. The head of the Ministry of Nationalities of the Republic, Ruslan Volkov, told “Inerfax”, quoting the chairman of the World Council of Muslim Communities (WCMC) Ali Rashid al-Nuaimi.

23 November, 2020
Mecca, November 23, 2020

Sad news came today, on November 23, from blessed city of Mecca. A descendant of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, a candidate of Sharia sciences, imam of one of the Juma mosques of Mecca, Sheikh Muhammad al-Aidarus has left this world.

The outstanding theologian dedicated his life to Islamic work. He is known all over the world as the one who spent days and nights teaching and educating his fellow believers. He was an excellent preacher and a true Muslim.

23 November, 2020
Makhachkala, November 20, 2020

Muslims in Dagestan held a contest among girls on the best poem dedicated to the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. The festive ceremony of award took place in Humanitarian and Pedagogical College (HPC) in Makhachkala on November 20.

About 100 children from 3 to 10 years of old participated in the contest. Last Saturday the organizers awarded the winners of the all-girls competition for the best poem about the Prophet ﷺwith cash prizes and gifts.

16 November, 2020
Makhachkala, November 13, 2020

Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with representatives of Dagestan and the government of the republic in the regions of the Russian Federation.

The meeting was also attended by Minister for National Policy and Religious Affairs Enrik Muslimov, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Council under the Ministry of National Policy Magomed Alikhanov, as well as eminent athletes.

16 November, 2020
Makhachkala, November 15, 2020

Head of the Dagestan Republic, Sergey Melikov, visited the Spiritual Center named after Prophet Isa (peace be upon him) and the people's Alley of medical heroes.

First, he examined the construction of mosque named after Prophet Muhammad ﷺand other social facilities of the center. Melikov got acquainted with the work done on the roof of the mosque, from where the whole center and the alley leading to the sea are visible.

16 November, 2020
Kazan, November 16, 2020 

Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan together with the Kazan Islamic University for the second time holds the Republican Olympiad in Islamic disciplines and the Arabic language among Muslim educational organizations of the republic.

12 November, 2020
Ufa, November 11, 2020

A bilateral summit of muftis of Russia and Kyrgyzstan was held in Ufa on November 11, 2020. The discussion of the religious leaders of the states was organized through the video conference. The summit was aimed at improving of interaction between the Muslim communities of Russia and Kyrgyzstan.

12 November, 2020
Moscow, November 11, 2020

Religious and public organizations in Moscow do not have sufficient influence on local migrants; it is necessary “to strengthen the work in this sphere”, said the head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (SAMR), the capital's mufti Albir Hazrat Krganov.

11 November, 2020
St. Petersburg, November 10, 2020

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe held an online conference on the observance of freedom of conscience and religion on November 9-10, 2020.

11 November, 2020
Makhachkala, November 9, 2020

Humanitarian-Pedagogical College in Makhachkala held an exhibition of works of design department students. The exhibition was titled as “Dedicated to the Favorite of Allah”. It was a fund-raising charitable initiative and everyone could purchase a favourite work. According to the organizers, a total of 18 paintings were finally sold.

11 November, 2020
Nalchik, November 9, 2020

The restoration of the cathedral mosque continues in Nalchik. It is to be renovated for the first time since its opening in 2004. The work will take place both inside and outside the mosque.

According to the chairman of the Muslim Religious Administration of Kabardino-Balkaria, a complete replacement of the heating system is being prepared in the building, as well as cosmetic repairs inside and outside the yard.

11 November, 2020
Makhachkala, November 7, 2020

Dagestan Muftyiat held a work-shop on the “Methods of interaction with the federal service for the execution of punishments in organizing preventive work with prisoners”.

The event was organized by the Muftiyat of Dagestan with the assistance of the North Caucasus Muslims Coordination Center and the Fund for Support of Islamic Culture, Science and Education.

03 November, 2020
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.

03 November, 2020
Derbent, November 3, 2020

Rabi`ul-Awwal is the month in which the best of mankind - the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was born.

A Muslim of the ancient Derbent held a majlis on the city square dedicated to the the month of Rabiul-Awwal.

03 November, 2020
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.

27 October, 2020
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.

27 October, 2020
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.

26 October, 2020
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.

26 October, 2020
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.


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