Turkmenistan organizes special flight to Mecca for pilgrims
Turkmenkhovayellary, the state airlines of Turkmenistan, organized a special flight of 188 pilgrims to Mecca and Medina (Saudi Arabia) on a Boeing-757, Trend reports.
Turkmenistan has been sponsoring pilgrims' visits to Mecca since 2001.
Mar 7 2014 - 11:19
Muslim religious figures have donated one-day salaries to the fund for support of Crimea, says Kamil Khazrat Samigullin, Mufti of Tatarstan, ITAR-TASS reports.Samigullin visited Kiev and met representatives of Crimean Tatars.Tatarstan functionaries and entrepreneurs donated one-day salaries to Crimea.
Mar 6 2014 - 19:35
Mar 6 2014 - 12:06
Makhachkala is hosting an international theological conference entitled “Russian Muslims: rights and obligations” today, SKFO.ru reports.The talks are attended by a delegation of the International Union of Muslim Scholars consisting of sheikhs and theologians, including Dr. Khalid Mazkour abdulla Al-Mazkour (Kuwait), Chairman of the supreme consultative committee on the implementation of the provisions of Muslim sharia.
Mar 5 2014 - 12:53
Ismail Agakishiyev, Chairman of the board of directors of the Analysis, Consulting, PR Union of Companies, has rounded up the international conference “Geopolitics of the Caspian-Black Sea Region: security problems” in Baku yesterday, stating that all countries of the Caspian-Black Sea Region had their own vision of security and all agreed that joint projects would bring them closer. Joint projects, in his words, would weaken influence of non-regional forces, such as NATO, in the area.
Mar 5 2014 - 12:27
Dmitry Yarosh, a Ukrainian far-right nationalist and leader of the Right Sector, was put on the international wanted list for public calls for terrorism and extremism in mass media, said spokesman of the Russian Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin, ITAR-TASS reports.Russia says that Yarosh urged anti-Russian forces to start extremist and terrorist attacks. Investigators demand arrest of the nationalist.
Mar 5 2014 - 10:51
One of the main Internet and cable TV providers in Kiev, Lanet, has stopped broadcasting of Russian channels RTR-Planeta, Channel One and NTV Mir, ANS reports.The channels were blocked for aggressive propaganda, calls for war, promotion of hostilities and hatred, according to the company.
Mar 4 2014 - 15:23
The Russian Public Chamber has opened a hotline for Crimeans to collect information about citizens of Russia and Ukraine, to coordinate actions, help settle problems, as stated by Deputy Secretary of the Public Chamber Vladislav Grib, RIA Novosti reports.The free hotline telephone number is 8-800-700-8-800, Calls can be made from 9.00AM to 6.00PM.
Mar 4 2014 - 13:53
The death toll from the Kiev protests has reached 98 since November 30, 2013, the Ukrainian Healthcare Ministry says. 1008 people have received treatment since February 18. 657 of them were hospitalized. According to data given at 6.00AM on March 4, 24 people requested medical aid, 11 of them were hospitalized, 2 died.