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World religious leaders adopted Shusha Declaration

World religious leaders adopted Shusha Declaration

Within the framework of the VI World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, the Shusha Declaration was adopted at a meeting of religious leaders in Azerbaijan. The meeting in Shusha took place on May 2.

Pope Francis considers visit to Moscow

Pope Francis considers visit to Moscow

Pope Francis considers a visit to Russia. He noted that he had never "closed the door" on this issue, and also expressed the hope that he would be able to organize a meeting between the leaders of the Russian Federation and …

Arab nations condemn Quran burning in Stockholm

Arab nations condemn Quran burning in Stockholm

Condemnations continued to pour in from across the Arab and Islamic worlds over the burning of a copy of the Quran, in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Türkiye has earlier strongly condemned the burning of the Quran in front of its …

Pope Francis calls for universal political dialogue

Pope Francis calls for universal political dialogue

Pope Francis on Tuesday called for leaders that can hold dialogue with all to build a more peaceful world. "Now is the time to stop intensifying rivalries and reinforcing opposing blocs," he said in a speech to officials, …

Pope considers visit to Kazakhstan

Pope considers visit to Kazakhstan

Pope Francis wants to visit Kazakhstan. He stated this when returning from an apostolic trip to Canada. "I said that I would like to go to Ukraine. Let's see how everything will go on. I would also like to go to …

Erdogan extends Eid greetings to Muslims

Erdogan extends Eid greetings to Muslims

Türkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday extended Eid greetings to the Turkish nation and Muslims across the world. Emphasizing that the world is going through a period of serious challenges in every field from …

Saudi Arabia welcomes one million pilgrims

Saudi Arabia welcomes one million pilgrims

Around one million Muslim pilgrims on Thursday converged on Saudi Arabia's Mina Valley outside Mecca to begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Coming from all over the world, pilgrims will spend one day and one night in prayer before …

Iran discusses Hajj with Saudi Arabia

Iran and Saudi Arabia continue the negotiation process, and now it is focused on the issue of the possibility of a pilgrimage to Mecca for Iranians, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said today. "At the moment, …

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Today, alll Orthodox Russians celebrate Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ - the main Christian holiday. According to Orthodox doctrine, with the Resurrection of Christ, death is conquered, and the prospect of eternal life opens …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Russian ummah may become full member of Islamic world

Russian ummah may become full member of Islamic world

The contribution of Russian Muslims to the development of Islam does not allow any non-self-sufficiency of the Islamic theological school of Russia, and the Russian ummah should be a full-fledged subject of the Islamic world, Tatarstan’s …