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EU leads covert war with religions, Ramzan Kadyrov says

EU leads covert war with religions, Ramzan Kadyrov says

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, today criticized the decision of the European Court of Justice on the right of employers to prohibit workers from wearing any clothing that demonstrates their religious affiliation. As the Chechen leader …

Bannon’s war in the Middle East?

Bannon’s war in the Middle East?

For the first time, migration policy is used as an instrument of foreign policy

European court allows headscarf constraints at workplace

European court allows headscarf constraints at workplace

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave a joined judgment in the cases of two women, in France and Belgium, who were dismissed for refusing to remove headscarves. "An internal rule of an undertaking which prohibits the …

Anti-Muslim policies may portend oil industry brain drain

Anti-Muslim policies may portend oil industry brain drain

The American oil industry desperates for specialists from majority-Muslim nations

Kadyrov: religious clothing ban hurts society

Kadyrov: religious clothing ban hurts society

The ban on wearing Muslim head scarves or using any other religious attributes in schools hurts religious feelings of people of Russia and has a negative impact on society, head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said. …

Turkey lifts ban on army officers wearing hijab

Turkey lifts ban on army officers wearing hijab

Turkey’s army lifted a historic ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf. The move, ordered by the defence ministry, applies to female officers working in the general staff and command headquarters and branches, the …

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Islam as a peaceful religion Saturday night in a speech aimed at quelling growing anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe and the U.S. that has sparked in recent months hate crimes and political …

Construction begins for mosque to be built in Istanbul#039s Taksim Square

Construction begins for mosque to be built in Istanbul's Taksim Square

The construction of a mosque that is set to be built in Istanbul’s Taksim Square began on Feb. 17 with an official ceremony attended by the city’s mayor, Kadir Topbaş, Hurriyet reports. Speaking at the …

Crimean cathedral mosque to open in 2019

Crimean cathedral mosque to open in 2019

Cathedral mosque will open in Crimea in April 21 of 2019 - five years after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree on rehabilitation of repressed peoples of the republic, State Duma deputy from the region Ruslan Balbec …

100 days before 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

100 days before 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

Today marks 100 days until the kick off of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku - 300 volunteers have formed a symbolic figure of 100. The Director of the Operating Committee of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, Elchin …

Six dead and eight injured in Quebec mosque shooting

Six dead and eight injured in Quebec mosque shooting

Six people were killed and eight were injured after a shooting at a mosque in Quebec, according to Quebec Provincial Police.  The attack, which took place at the city's Quebec Islamic …

Kremlin avoids discussion on wearing hijabs at schools

Kremlin avoids discussion on wearing hijabs at schools

The Kremlin would like to refrain from becoming a party of discussion on wearing hijabs at schools, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "There have been really different approaches to the issue. You know that there have been …

Ordubad: a cradle of religious tolerance in the Caucasus

Ordubad: a cradle of religious tolerance in the Caucasus

An ancient Islamic Culture, attractive religious tolerance practices, deeply rooted historical awareness within the context of Azerbaijani historiography

Three people hurt in shooting near Zurich Islamic center

Three people hurt in shooting near Zurich Islamic center

Three people were wounded in a shooting near an Islamic center in central Zurich on Monday, police said. Swiss media said a suspect was on the run after the incident near the main train station in Switzerland's financial …

Europe will surrender to fascism without Turkey

Europe will surrender to fascism without Turkey

EU measures against Turkey, which symbolically represents millions of Muslims, are to bring direct opposite consequences.

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

A populist groundswell, newly bolstered by the Italian referendum's results, has found a voice in parties on both ends of the political spectrum

Georgian Muslims receive 20 more mosques

Georgian Muslims receive 20 more mosques

Georgia's Muslim community received 20 more mosques at its disposal, most of which are located in western Georgia. Such decision was taken by the State Agency for Religious Affairs at the meeting of the recommendation …

California mosques receive threatening note

California mosques receive threatening note

As hateful incidents and crimes have spiked following the election, a Muslim advocacy group is calling for authorities to provide increased police protections around several California mosques that received threatening letters. An Islamic …

Vatican praises Iran

Vatican praises Iran

in promoting dialogue between Muslims and Christians

Patriarch Kirill: Nagorno-Karabakh wound keeps bleeding

Patriarch Kirill: Nagorno-Karabakh wound keeps bleeding

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is a bleeding wound on the body of the Caucasus, the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia said during a meeting with the chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, Sheikh-ul-Islam …

Karachay-Cherkessia to hold 3rd Quran-reading contest

Karachay-Cherkessia to hold 3rd Quran-reading contest

Karachay-Cherkessia will hold the third “Best reader of the Holy Quran” contest on November 20, organized by the Muslim Administration of Karachay-Cherkessia and supported by the government of the republic. This time …

Vitaly Naumkin: External forces seek to create discord in Russia#039s Islamic Ummah

Vitaly Naumkin: "External forces seek to create discord in Russia's Islamic Ummah"

Scientific director of the Institute of Oriental Studies on the problems of Muslim Ummah

Islamic system of education requires major upgrade

Islamic system of education requires major upgrade

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We need information flows which would convey Muslim values ​​of creative nature to the public

 Wolfgang Schaueble supports German Muslims

Wolfgang Schaueble supports German Muslims

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaueble urged Muslims in Germany on Sunday to develop a "German Islam" based on liberalism and tolerance, saying the influx of people seeking refuge, many of them Muslims, is a …

Farid Asadullin: Azerbaijanis actively participate in the religious life of Russia

Farid Asadullin: "Azerbaijanis actively participate in the religious life of Russia"

Deputy chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims on cooperation with Azerbaijan in the spiritual field

Francis#039 Caucasus tour a chance to bridge the gap between East and West

Francis' Caucasus tour a chance to bridge the gap between East and West

Pope's weekend trip expected to be hot topic for locals despite tiny Catholic communities in Azerbaijan and Georgia

Russia and Kazakhstan agree to develop eco-halal

Russia and Kazakhstan agree to develop "eco-halal"

Chairman of the Russian Muftis Council commission on environmental development, Rashid Ismailov, met with the head of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan, Galanbek Mazhiev.  …

US President congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Eid al-Adha

US President congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Eid al-Adha

US President Barack Obama has sent a letter of congratulations to the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.   “On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Michelle and I …

Tashkent mosque to be named after Islam Karimov

Tashkent mosque to be named after Islam Karimov

One of the oldest mosques in Uzbekistan’s capital will be named after late President Islam Karimov. "Due to the proposal by the Council of Religious Scholars and the society, it has been decided to name the …

Eid al-Adha celebrated in Moscow

Eid al-Adha celebrated in Moscow

Ravil Gaynutdin: "Nobody is allowed to sacrifice people's lives, even if there are motives and political purposes"