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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.


Russian Muslims urge to stop bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh

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.


Koran Reader’s Contest to be held in Ingushetia

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.


Mufti of Tatarstan urged reducing the time of Friday sermons

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.


Prophet’s Mosque witnesses resumption of prayers within Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah

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.


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