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Taliban to ban music in Afghanistan

The Taliban (terrorist group outlawed in Russia) will ban music in Afghanistan and require women to travel with a male chaperone, despite claims the group will be more liberal than the brutal regime of 20 years ago. The Taliban …

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Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Adha

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Adha. In his message of congratulations posted on the Kremlin’s website on Tuesday, the president highlighted the values of Islam that serve to …

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Several rockets fired on Presidential Palace in Kabul

Several rockets were launched on the Presidential Palace in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Tuesday during prayers of Eid al-Adha holiday period, China’s news agency Xinhua reported. According to the news agency, the …

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Collective prayers banned in Karachay-Cherkessia

Due to the aggravation of the epidemiological situation, the muftiate of Karachay-Cherkessia once again banned the collective and Friday prayers in mosques. The corresponding decree was issued by Ismail Berdiev. Such …

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Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday inaugurated the impressive mosque in Istanbul’s historical square where it stands at the gateway to famed Istiklal Avenue, Daily Sabah writes. Taksim Mosque in Istanbul’s eponymous square was opened on Friday by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marking an end to countless efforts and legal challenges to build it in the secular but Muslim-majority country

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When Cathedral Mosque to be opened in Crimea?

Up to the end of the 1980s, there was not a single Muslim community or mosque in Crimea. Today, the situation is completely different: there are stable Muslim associations in almost every settlement. Since 2014, Islam in Crimea has been flourishing: according to the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Crimea, over the past 7 years, 20 mosques were built and restored in the republic, including historical buildings

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Europe becoming open prison for Muslims: Erdoğan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has complained that Europe is becoming an open prison for 35 million Muslims due to the spread of Islamophobia and discriminative laws passed by some prominent countries, …

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

After a month of prayer, devotion and self-control, Muslims celebrate the accomplishment of their sacred duties during Ramadan with the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, or the Festival of Breaking the Fast. The festival is a national …

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Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan began on April 13 this year, and is one of the most important months of the year for Muslims. For the month of Ramadan, the majority of Muslims will fast during daylight hours and cannot eat or drink until the sun sets – after …

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Turkey declares partial lockdown during Ramadan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a two-week partial lockdown will be imposed to help curb a recent rise in coronavirus cases. Speaking to reporters following a cabinet meeting, Erdogan said the new …

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Islamophobia in western media is based on false premises

Although anti-Muslim sentiments certainly existed long before 2001, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the response to them intensified anti-Muslim tropes, namely the presumption that Islam is inherently violent or that Muslims have a …

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