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Saudi Arabia to allow one million pilgrims

Saudi Arabia to allow one million pilgrims

Saudi Arabia has decided to increase the annual number of Hajj pilgrims to 1 million people, the Saudi Press Agency with reference to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah reports. Not only about the subjects of the kingdom, but also …

Why Macron did not please French Muslims

Why Macron did not please French Muslims

On April 10, France will hold presidential elections. So far, the current head of state Emmanuel Macron is considered the main contender for victory, and his main competitor is the leader of the right-wing National Rally party, Marine Le Pen. …

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 …

Grozny Airport 100% ready to transport pilgrims

Grozny Airport 100% ready to transport pilgrims

Grozny’s international Severny Airport is ready to serve pilgrims during the small Hajj (Umrah), director-general of the airport, Alvi Shahgiriyev said during a meeting with the head of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Chechnya, …

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 …

Macron becomes Big Brother

Macron becomes Big Brother

When Emmanuel Macron was elected as French president in May 2017, French people compared him to former U.S. President Barack Obama in terms of elegance and eloquence. There are growing problems in socioeconomic reforms and migrant policies. The bad handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has become a nightmare for the Macron administration and the French public

Muslims begin to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims begin to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is the festival of breaking the fast that marks the end of Ramadan. This year,  Russian Muslims begin to celebrate the holiday with the sunset and continue tomorrow during the day. The Spiritual Administration of …

Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Muslims with Ramadan

Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Muslims with Ramadan

First Vice President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva congratulated the people of Azerbaijan and all Muslims of the world on the beginning of the month of Ramadan. The corresponding message was posted on her official Instagram page. …

Russian muslims celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Russian muslims celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Russian Muslims have welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, which began on April 24.  Every evening when the sun has set, families and friends would usually get together for the Iftar meal to break the fast. Many people go to the …

Eid Al Adha prayer performed at Azerbaijani mosques

Eid Al Adha prayer performed at Azerbaijani mosques

Muslims performed the Eid Al Adha prayer at all the mosques in Azerbaijan this morning. Eid al-Adha honors the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son, Ismail, as an act of obedience to Allah’s command. …

Erdogan named world's most influential Muslim

Erdogan named world's most influential Muslim

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ranked first place in the 2019 edition of the World's 500 Most Influential Muslims. Prepared annually by the Jordan-based Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, the book notes …

Yalova Muslims prayed in wrong direction for 37 years

Yalova Muslims prayed in wrong direction for 37 years

Muslims in a Turkish village of Yalova have discovered they had performed their prayers in the wrong direction for 37 years.  The Sugören mosque, which was built in the Sugören village of the Yalova province in 1981, …

Vladikavkaz. Mukhtarov Mosque

Vladikavkaz. Mukhtarov Mosque

For 110 years the Sunni mosque is considered one of the main symbols of Vladikavkaz. In this city, a meeting between the hereditary Ossetian noblewoman, the daughter of General Khambi Tuganov, Elizaveta Tuganova, and the Baku oil-industrialist …