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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Kabardino-Balkaria to help pilgrims with Hajj

In Kabardino-Balkaria (KBR), an organizing committee will be established to assist pilgrims in the Hajj to the Islamic shrines of Mecca and Medina in 2017. The corresponding order was signed by the head of the republic, Yuri Kokov. The …

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Muslims around the world celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Muslims throughout the world are ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Friday evening, May 26. Millions of Muslims offered their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih Friday, which will then …

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