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26 October, 2020
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.

26 October, 2020
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.

26 October, 2020
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.

22 October, 2020
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.

20 October, 2020
Moscow, October 20, 2020

The religious and secular leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan need to make efforts to stop the bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh. This is stated in the statement of the Presidium of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (SAMR), published on the organization's website.

20 October, 2020
Kazan, October 19, 2020

Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Samigullin called on imams and Muslim believers of the republic to reduce the time for Friday prayers in mosques due to the situation with the spread of coronavirus.

20 October, 2020
Magas, October 19, 2020

The republican contest of reciters and hafiz of the Koran is to be held in Ingushetia. The event will take place on November 1st. Muslims both male and female under the age of 18 can take part in the competition.

19 October, 2020
Medina, October 18, 2020

The Prophet’s Mosque witnessed on Sunday the second phase of gradual resumption of performing prayers within Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah (the area between Prophet Muhammad's grave and his pulpit) and greeting Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and his companions, which is available through scheduled appointments and in accordance with the capacity of Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah, SaudiGazette reports.

19 October, 2020
Mecca, October 17, 2020

More than a million Saudi citizens and expatriate residents have registered for Umrah through the “Eatmarna” app, Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Abdul Fattah Mashat said according to Al Akhbariya TV.

During the first stage of resuming Umrah, no COVID-19 cases were reported, he added.

13 October, 2020
Makhachkala, October 12, 2020

The Central Juma Mosque of the Dagestan capital hosted the final stage of the Republican competition for the best Azan reciter.

Some 120 competitors from all over the Republic took part in the qualifying stage of the competition, based on the results of which more than 20 participants reached the final.

The finalists were judged by a competent jury of experts in the field of Azan and Koran recitation.

13 October, 2020
Kazan, October 12, 2020

The head of Tatarstan Muslims, mufti Kamil Hazrat Samigullin, took part in the VI Kazan Marathon. Despite the injury, he ran a distance of 10 km. At the finish line, the mufti was met by representatives of Muslim youth and imams.

13 October, 2020
Sassnitz, October 10, 2020

14-year-old Muslim teenager from Chechnya, Deni Eskiev saved the lives of six families in the German city of Sassnitz. The incident happened when the young boy was driving on the car round the city with his parents. Suddenly he saw a flame on the roof of one of the houses. The boy immediately called the fire department, and then run to the burning house and began to knock on all apartments, warning the residents of the danger.

08 October, 2020
Los Angeles, October 7, 2020

Rihanna issued an apology to the Muslim community on Tuesday after being criticized for using a song that sampled a recitation from Islam's sacred hadith for her 2020 Savage X Fenty fashion show last week.

The artist-turned-designer, whose lingerie show was initially praised for its inclusivity, was called out by several Muslim fans for disrespecting the religion – a mistake she characterized as “honest, yet careless.”

08 October, 2020
Mecca, October 7, 2020

No coronavirus infections have been reported among Umrah pilgrims so far, said the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques in a statement on Wednesday carried by Saudi Press Agency, SaudiGazette reports.

“On the fourth day of the pilgrimage, we received some 24,000 worshipers, none of whom showed symptoms of the virus,” the spokesman of the presidency said, commending the pilgrims for following preventive measures.

08 October, 2020
Kazan, October 7, 2020

An annual Forum of Teachers of Muslim educational organizations is to be held on October 21 in Kazan, Tatarstan Republic. The event has been held since 2011 by the Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan together with the Russian Islamic Institute and the Fund for Support of Islamic Culture, Science and Education. The forum is a platform for discussing and solving urgent problems in the field of Muslim education and upbringing.

01 September, 2020
Makhachkala, August 31, 2020

A long-awaited opening of the “Shahids Square” was held yesterday in Makhachkala. The initiative of the construction belongs to the Mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad Afandi.⠀

01 September, 2020
Makhachkala, August 28, 2020

Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with religious leaders who passed the courses on reciting the Holy Koran. The head of the courses was a Hafiz from Yemen, Ibrahim Ahmad al-Zubaji.

The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Koran memorization center of the Dagestan Muftiyat, Muhammadhabib Budunov.

31 August, 2020
Vladivostok, August 25, 2020

The opening of a second Muslim prayer house is to be opened soon in Vladivostok, the representatives of the Muslim Religious Administration of Primorsky Krai told PrimaMedia agency.

“Despite the construction works that are carried out in the worship house, the prayer room is already opened for believers. The local Muslim community has already begun to perfrom congregational prayers here”, says the official page of the Muslim clergy on Instagram.

31 August, 2020
Moscow, August 26, 2020

Three Muslim republics take the leading positions among the Russian regions with the least number of divorces, Pavel Smelov, deputy head of Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), told the agencies.

17 August, 2020
Makhachkala, August 14, 2020

Mufti of Dagestan Republic Sheikh Ahmad Afandi received the deputies of the People's Assembly and public coordinators of the “My Dagestan” project last Sunday, the press office of the regional Muftiyat reports.

The delegation included deputies of the People's Assembly of Dagestan Nariman Temurkaev and Anna Bezrukova, as well as public coordinators Rukiyat Akhmedova and Muhammad Rashidov.

17 August, 2020
Makhachkala, August 15, 2020

The first deputy Mufti of Dagestan Republic Abdulla Adzhimollaev took part in Majlis Shukr, an event organized for Babayurtovsky district residents, which took place on the territory of the Spiritual and educational center named after Prophet Isa (peace be upon him).

The Majlis was timed to the active participation in the construction of the Spiritual Center by people from the Babayurt district who have been working on the site for two weeks.

12 August, 2020
Cherkessk, August 12, 2020

Hajj and Umrah Department of Muslim Religious Administration of Karachay-Cherkess Republic held a hajj contest, website reports. The contest consisted of several rounds, and according to their results the first place was awarded to Yulia Eresko, who won a prize ticket to Mecca.  

11 August, 2020
Moscow, August 12, 2020

Russia for the first time in the world has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus, President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday, August 12, during a televised video conference call with government ministers.

President Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests. He added that one of his two daughters has received a shot of the vaccine and is feeling well.

11 August, 2020
Magas, August 10, 2020

Issa Khamkhoev is elected the head of the Spiritual Center of Muslims of Ingushetia, Interfax reports. The previous mufti, Abdurakhman Martazanov, died in April during the coronavirus pandemic.

The new mufti was selected yesterday, August 10, at the meeting of members of the Council of Ulama and imams of settlements of the republic.

According to the Charter, the elections of the mufti and qadi of Ingushetia are held every five years.

11 August, 2020
Makhachkala, August 11, 2020

Dagestan Republic plans to develop Islamic finance, website reports. The initiative belongs to the Corporation for the Development of Dagestan joint with the Agency for Entrepreneurship and Investments of the republic.


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