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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 …

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 …

Dagestan's Hajj quota revealed

6 thousand residents of Dagestan will be able to travel for Hajj this year, region's committee on religious affairs reported. "This is the same quota as last year," the report said. …

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 …

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’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

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 …