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Barbie reveals first hijab-wearing doll (VIDEO)

The maker of the world famous Barbie doll has revealed plans to sell a doll modelled on an Olympic fencer in the US who competed while wearing a hijab. The doll, part of the toymaker’s 'Sheroes' collection, is dressed in …

 Imam of Makhachkala’s largest mosque dies after hajj

Yesterday,  a 77-year old Imam of the largest mosque of Dagestan’s capital, Idris Israpilov passed away. Idris Israpilov was born in the village of Eched in the Tsumadinsky district in 1940, lived in Makhachkala and was known …

Iran’s Khamenei pardons, commutes over 1000 prisoners

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared an amnesty on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) and Eid al-Ghadeer - two religious holidays in the country, Iran reports. Khamenei agreed to pardon …

Deaths among Egyptian pilgrims on hajj reaches 35

Egypt's health ministry said Saturday that further deaths among Egyptians while on the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, and during the first and second days of Islam's major festival of Eid Al-Adha, has brought the total number so far to …

Azerbaijan celebrates Eid al-Adha

Azerbaijani people are celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the two most important festivals in the Muslim calendar.   According to the fatwa issued by the Caucasian Muslims Office on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the holiday …

Rushan Abbyasov: everything necessary done for Hajj-2017

All the necessary conditions for performing a comfortable and inexpensive hajj to Mecca have been created for residents of the North Caucasus this year, the First Deputy Chairman of the Russian Spiritual Administration of Muslims …

Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing

Iranian officials have arrested six people accused of teaching Zumba dancing and trying to "change lifestyles", media reports say. The group of four men and two women were charged over their dancing and not adhering to the hijab dress …

Azerbaijan celebrates Ramadan Holiday

Today Azerbaijan marks the Ramadan holiday. Many thousands of Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques of the country. The holy month of Ramadan was sent down for the Muslims in the second year of Hegira (AD 622). Ramadan …