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Muslims around the world celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Muslims around the world celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Muslims throughout the world are ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Friday evening, May 26. Millions of Muslims offered their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih Friday, which will then …

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for nine days

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for nine days

Azerbaijani will have nine non-working days during the Novruz holiday in 2017.   According to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, 20-24 March will be marked as an official holiday. As 18, 19, 25 and 26 March fall on …

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when millions of Muslims around the world refrained from food and drinks before sunset. Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques since the early morning. Eid al-Fitr is the second main feast after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The Eid al-Fitr holiday is celebrated for one or three days in various Muslim countries. It is officially announced as a non-working day in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, Adygeya, Tatarstan and Bashkiria.

Radiohead fans attacked at Istanbul record shop

Radiohead fans attacked at Istanbul record shop

Some 20 suspected Islamists beat up customers and staff for drinking alcohol and listening to music during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Unconfirmed reports said one person was injured in the incident on …

"Ramadan Tent" opens in Moscow

"Ramadan Tent" opens in Moscow

"Ramadan Tent" opened today in Moscow near the Memorial mosque on Poklonnaya Hill. The project, which is held in Moscow for the 11th time, will be the center of inter-religious and inter-cultural exchange and communication. …

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Today, millions of Muslims around the world started the holy month of Ramadan. For 30 days Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset. Muslims follow a lunar calendar and a moon-sighting methodology that …

Ramadan to start in Azerbaijan on June 7

Ramadan to start in Azerbaijan on June 7

The Caucasian Muslims Office has issued a fatwa on the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. According to the fatwa, this year the first day of the month of Ramadan will fall on June 7, while festive prayer (namaz) will be …

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for eight days

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for eight days

March 20-24 will be marked as an official holiday in Azerbaijan. The corresponding decision was taken by the Cabinet of Ministers of the country, according to the website of the Azerbaijani government. However, given the fact …

Azerbaijan celebrates Ramadan

Azerbaijan celebrates Ramadan

Today Azerbaijan marks the end of Ramadan. Many thousands of Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques of the country. In addition to the central mosque of Baku, ‘Tese feast’, where the head of the Caucasian Muslims …

Happy Eid al-Fitr!

Happy Eid al-Fitr!

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when Muslims around the world celebrate the revelation of the Qur'an to the Prophet Muhammad. The Imam of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, Ildar-Khazrat Alyautdinov, told

Allahshukur Pashazade congratulates Azerbaijan on Ramadan

Allahshukur Pashazade congratulates Azerbaijan on Ramadan

The Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, has congratulated the people of Azerbaijan on the holiday of Ramadan. "I congratulate all of you with all my heart on Ramadan, a remarkable …

Nasheed evening held In Nazran

Nasheed evening held In Nazran

In Nazran, during the 24th day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the first charity event Nasheed evening in the history of Ingushetia was held, the head of the republic Yunus-bek Yevkurov was a guest of it. A corresponding message was posted

Ilham Aliyev visits Allahshukur Pashazade’s iftar

Ilham Aliyev visits Allahshukur Pashazade’s iftar

Today President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has participated in the iftar organized by the Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade at his residence. According

Turkey concerned about restrictions in China over Ramadan

Turkey concerned about restrictions in China over Ramadan

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has expressed concerns over restrictions imposed by China due to the month of Ramadan. According to the ministry, Uigur Turks observing the fast are being persecuted, Trend reports. China's