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The media have long been called the "fourth branch of government" and have taken a dominant position in influencing the formation of public opinion. The significance of any rallies, the most authoritative round tables and powerful …

UAE announces move to Saturday-Sunday weekend

UAE announces move to Saturday-Sunday weekend

The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday it would transition to a four and half-day working week starting next year, with the full weekend falling on Saturday and Sunday in a move aimed at better aligning its economy with global markets. …

Taliban to ban music in Afghanistan

Taliban to ban music in Afghanistan

The Taliban (terrorist group outlawed in Russia) will ban music in Afghanistan and require women to travel with a male chaperone, despite claims the group will be more liberal than the brutal regime of 20 years ago. The Taliban …

Erdogan calls on Muslims worldwide to oppose injustice

Erdogan calls on Muslims worldwide to oppose injustice

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, addressing a youth forum in Istanbul on Aug. 25, called on Muslims to raise their voice on against injustices they witness. "Muslims should take responsibility for their own …

Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Adha

Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Adha

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Adha. In his message of congratulations posted on the Kremlin’s website on Tuesday, the president highlighted the values of Islam that serve to …

Several rockets fired on Presidential Palace in Kabul

Several rockets fired on Presidential Palace in Kabul

Several rockets were launched on the Presidential Palace in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Tuesday during prayers of Eid al-Adha holiday period, China’s news agency Xinhua reported. According to the news agency, the …

Collective prayers banned in Karachay-Cherkessia

Collective prayers banned in Karachay-Cherkessia

Due to the aggravation of the epidemiological situation, the muftiate of Karachay-Cherkessia once again banned the collective and Friday prayers in mosques. The corresponding decree was issued by Ismail Berdiev. Such …

Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday inaugurated the impressive mosque in Istanbul’s historical square where it stands at the gateway to famed Istiklal Avenue, Daily Sabah writes. Taksim Mosque in Istanbul’s eponymous square was opened on Friday by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marking an end to countless efforts and legal challenges to build it in the secular but Muslim-majority country

Why is Europe on a witch hunt against 'political Islam'?

Why is Europe on a witch hunt against 'political Islam'?

Aspectre is haunting Europe: the spectre of political Islam. From France’s fight against “Islamo-leftism” to Austria’s battle against “political Islam”, Muslims and Muslim anti-racist civil society groups …

When Cathedral Mosque to be opened in Crimea?

When Cathedral Mosque to be opened in Crimea?

Up to the end of the 1980s, there was not a single Muslim community or mosque in Crimea. Today, the situation is completely different: there are stable Muslim associations in almost every settlement. Since 2014, Islam in Crimea has been flourishing: according to the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Crimea, over the past 7 years, 20 mosques were built and restored in the republic, including historical buildings

Europe becoming open prison for Muslims: Erdoğan

Europe becoming open prison for Muslims: Erdoğan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has complained that Europe is becoming an open prison for 35 million Muslims due to the spread of Islamophobia and discriminative laws passed by some prominent countries, …

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

After a month of prayer, devotion and self-control, Muslims celebrate the accomplishment of their sacred duties during Ramadan with the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, or the Festival of Breaking the Fast. The festival is a national …

Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan began on April 13 this year, and is one of the most important months of the year for Muslims. For the month of Ramadan, the majority of Muslims will fast during daylight hours and cannot eat or drink until the sun sets – after …

Turkey declares partial lockdown during Ramadan

Turkey declares partial lockdown during Ramadan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a two-week partial lockdown will be imposed to help curb a recent rise in coronavirus cases. Speaking to reporters following a cabinet meeting, Erdogan said the new …

Islamophobia in western media is based on false premises

Islamophobia in western media is based on false premises

Although anti-Muslim sentiments certainly existed long before 2001, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the response to them intensified anti-Muslim tropes, namely the presumption that Islam is inherently violent or that Muslims have a …

First collective prayers performed in Aghdam Juma mosque

First collective prayers performed in Aghdam Juma mosque

The first collective prayers were performed in the Juma Mosque, which is located in the Agdam region liberated after 27 years of occupation by the Armenian armed forces. The parishioners have covered the mosque's floor with …