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More Than Two Million Muslims Begin Hajj Pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims begin on Friday the annual hajj, which is one of the five pillars of Islam and must be undertaken by all Muslims with the means at least once in their lives. The hajj, one of the world's largest …

Azerbaijan celebrating end of Ramadan

Azerbaijan celebrates the holy month of Ramadan, which is the most sacred time of year for Muslims, today and tomorrow. It's a highly anticipated holiday that follows four weeks of fasting between dawn and sunset. Ramadan is …

Magas hosts Ramadan Tent Republican Iftar

Yesterday, the capital of Ingushetia, Magas, hosted the Ramadan Tent Republican Iftar  at the site of the mosque under construction. More than 500 residents of the republic took part in the event, the press service of the head of the region …

Holy month of Ramadan begins

Muslims throughout the world are ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Sunday evening, May 5.  The tradition began in the seventh century and commemorates the month when the Prophet Mohammed retreated to a cave …

UK: Five Birmingham mosques attacked with sledgehammer

Five mosques in Birmingham in the West Midlands in the UK had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer, police say, adding that they believe the attacks are likely to be linked, Deutsche Welle reports. "At the moment we …

 Five mosques attacked with sledgehammers in Birmingham

UK police said they were investigating attacks on five mosques in Birmingham that had their windows smashed overnight. The police were first called at 2.32am to a mosque on Birchfield Road, Perry Barr, where a man was reported to be …

Erdogan: Istanbul to never become Constantinople

Istanbul will never become Constantinople and Turks will never leave this city, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, commenting on the recent terrorist attack in New Zealand mosques against Muslims. According to …

New mosque built in Gekhi-Chu  

In the village of Gekhi-Chu in the Urus-Martan district of Chechnya, a mosque with a capacity of 50 people was opened today. The opening ceremony was attended by the district  Qadi Alu Amerkhanov. “Heads of rural settlements …