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06 August, 2020
Moscow, August 5, 2020 

Mufti of Moscow, the head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (SAMR), Albir Hazrat Krganov, met with the adviser for religious affairs of the Embassy of the Turkish Republic in the Russian Federation, Mr. Omer Faruk Savuran.

The meeting took place in the office of the “Moscow Muftiyat” on August 5.

06 August, 2020
Kazan, August 4, 2020

The 10-th Anniversary Forum of Muslim Youth is to be held in Yelabuga from August 15 to 22. Applications to the forum are accepted until August 9 inclusively.

The Muslim Youth Forum is a platform where young men and women, aged 18 to 30, gain religious knowledge, as well as develop and create Muslim social projects, the press office of Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan reports.

04 August, 2020
Makhachkala, July 31, 2020 

Dagestan Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with the Minister of Labour and Social Development of the republic, Izumrud Mugutdinova.⠀

Congratulating the guest on the holiday, the Honourable Mufti asked the official about the work of the ministry.⠀

04 August, 2020
Mecca, August 2, 2020

Pilgrims started leaving Makkah on Sunday evening after completing this year’s exceptional Hajj pilgrimage, SaudiGazette reports. They had left earlier the tent city of Mina after completing the stoning ritual for Makkah to perform Tawaf Al-Wada (farewell circumambulation) to mark the end of the pilgrimage.

29 July, 2020
Moscow, July 27, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish people on the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha during a telephone conversation on Monday this week, the Kremlin press office reports.

“Vladimir Putin congratulated the President of Turkey and the Turkish people on the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha”, the message says.

29 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 28, 2020

Dagestan “Insan” charitable fund is to hold “Meat in Every Home” campaign during the holy feast of Eid al-Adha. The initiative is aimed to help the needy residents of the region. This year the authorities of the fund plan to distribute 50 tons of meat, the press office of the organization says.

29 July, 2020
Mecca, July 29, 2020

About 1,000 pilgrims gathered on the Mina Valley outside Makkah on Wednesday, July 29, to begin the spiritual journey of a lifetime, ArabNews reports.

The Day of Tarwiyah (fetching water) marks the beginning of Hajj. There are no major rituals, so the pilgrims will spend their time praying and reflecting until sunrise on Thursday.

27 July, 2020
Kemerovo, July 27, 2020

The first interfaith mini-volleyball tournament was held at the Shakhtar stadium in Kemerovo on Sunday, July 26. It was attended by representatives of four different religious communities: Orthodox, Catholics, Protestants and Muslims, the press office of the Administration of the Government of Kuzbass reports.

27 July, 2020
Ufa, July 27, 2020

The authorities of Bashkiria asked priests and imams of the region for help in preventing the death of people on the water. This was announced at a meeting in the government on July 27 by the chairman of the State Committee for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Farit Gumerov.

27 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 23, 2020

The First Deputy Mufti of Dagestan Abdulla Adzhimollaev held a meeting with the imams of the republic's Northern Territorial District (NTD).

The meeting was also attended by the plenipotentiary of the Muftiyat in the NTD, Aliaskhab Kasumov.

Deputy Mufti spoke on the priority areas in the work of imams, recalling that a religious figure should be as useful as possible for society, and strive for its improvement.

24 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 22, 2020 

Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi took part in a video-conference of the Supreme Religious Council of the Peoples of the Caucasus dedicated to the “Activities of religious organizations during a pandemic”.

Among the speakers were leaders of the Muslims spiritual administrations of the North Caucasus, as well as representatives of other confessions.

22 July, 2020
Volgograd, July 21, 2020

A new grand mosque is under construction in the city of Volzhsky, Volgograd Region, Islam.ru website reports. The mosque will become one of the largest in the Southern Federal District of Russia.

22 July, 2020
Nalchik, July 22, 2020

The authorities of Kabardino-Balkaria declared Friday, July 31, as a rest day in the region due to the celebration of Eid al-Adha. The corresponding decree was signed by the head of the republic Kazbek Kokov.

22 July, 2020
Simferopol, July 21, 2020

The head of the construction of the cathedral mosque of Crimea, Ziya Aliyev, shared last night about the process of its building during the program at Millet TV channel, Islam.ru website reports.  

22 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 20, 2020

Deputy Mufti of Dagestan Republic Ahmad Kakhaev held a meeting with the members of organizational committee for celebration of the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

During the meeting, it was proposed to hold a family festival, that can be attended by everyone.

Ahmad Kakhaev urged the gathered to do their best so as to organize the event in compliance with all the recommendations of Rospotrebnadzor.

20 July, 2020
Moscow, July 18, 2020 

Mufti of Muslim Religious Administration of Moscow and the Central Region “Moscow Muftiyat” and the chairman of Muslim Religious Administration of the Chuvash Republic, Albir Hazrat Krganov, told “MK” that the celebration of Eid al-Adha this year will be held with certain restrictions in Moscow and in the regions as well.

It is obvious now that mosques will not accommodate all the worshippers, as the believers have to hold social distance

20 July, 2020
Kazan, July 18, 2020

The way of holding Eid al-Adha celebration in Tatarstan is changed due to the coronavirus, Islam.ru website reports. This was announced by the head of the press office of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Lilia Galimova, during an online briefing.

20 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 18, 2020

The chairman of the Tatarstan Muftiyat, Mufti Kamil Khazrat Samigullin, arrived to Makhachkala on last weekend, Islam.ru website reports.

Tatarstan Muslim leader came to Dagestan Republic to take part in the solemn event dedicated to the graduates of the Dagestan Humanitarian Institute. Mufti Samigullin is the graduate of this institute and he received master’s degree on theology in Makhachkala as well.

16 July, 2020
Kazan, July 15, 2020

The President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, visited the reconstruction of a number of significant objects in the historical center of Kazan on Thursday, July 15. The president came to see the historic Azimov Mosque together with the mufti of Tatarstan Kamil khazrat Samigullin.

15 July, 2020
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.

15 July, 2020
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.

13 July, 2020
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.

13 July, 2020
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).

02 July, 2020
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.

02 July, 2020
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.”

 

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