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Wajeeh Nuseibeh visits Dagestan

By Jamal Fulani | Assalam | 15 Feb 2013

On Wednesday, February 13, Dagestani journalists met with Custodian and Door-Keeper of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is located in Jerusalem. His name is Wajeeh Yacoub Nuseibeh and he is accompanied by his wife Wafa and daughter Nour Nuseibeh.

Dagestan - Dar al-Salam -- fatwa by Shaykh Ali al-Qaradaghi

Fatwa on the applicability of the term dar as-silm wal-islam ("the territory of peace and Islam") for Dagestan and similar territories.

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate!

Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds! Blessings and greetings to the Messenger who is sent as mercy for the worlds, his family and all his companions.

Dagestani leader and King of Jordan to cooperate in combating religious extremism

Source : Agencies | 10 Oct 2012

His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday met with President of the Republic of Dagestan Magomedsalam , who started a visit to Jordan today.

The King and president Magomedov voiced their keenness to boost cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

His Majesty highlighted opportunities available to forge closer trade and economic cooperation between Jordan and the Russian Republic of Dagestan with the participation of the private sector from both countries.

On Jadidies and Wahhabies - religious disputes in early 20th century Dagestan

Hafiz-Hajji from Ukhli (Dagestan) on wahhabites and jadids

By Sh. Sh. Shikhaliyev, Institute for History, Archeology and Etnography of the Scientific Center of Dagestan, Russian Academy of Sciences, Makhachkala

The main purpose of this article is to demonstrate on the example of a peculiar source the religious disputes taking place in Dagestan in the beginning of the 20th century.

Dagestani Muslims celebrate Mawlid, the Prophet's birth

By Ibrahim Abdulaev : islamdag.info | Makhachkala | 06 Feb 2012

Muslims all over the world celebrate Mawlid an-Nabi, which marks the birth of the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. During the Mawlid celebrations which last for the whole month of Rabi` al-Awwal, a large number of people go to the mosques, pray to Allah until late night. Most of the mosques in Makhachkala, Dagestani capital celebrated mawlid on 4 February, joining the millions of celebrations worldwide.

Murid should behave as murid. Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi

Address by Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi ad-Daghestani at majlis of alims in Chirkey village mosque, Dagestan, Russia.

Everything is up to a person

Speech by Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi on the Ulama Majlis in Chirkey on January, 1, 2005.

A mosque. A prison. And a mosque again. Derbent - the oldest Djuma-mosque in North Caucasus.

Source : Islam Magazine | Makhachkala | 20 Jan 2012

Derbent is one of the oldest towns that has saved its original look till nowadays. One can hardly find another town that has survived so many invasions and destructions, has been an apple of discord and a scene of bloody battles so many times.

The first Islamic activists and the descendants of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had started their charitable mission here.

Qala Quraysh - a famous Quraysh city in Dagestan

Source : islamdag.info | Makhachkala | 02 Jan 2011

Before the Arab invasion Dagestan was divided into many states, where lived various communities who followed their own customs and traditions.

Up to V century A.D. all the territory of Dagestan was the unit of Caucasian Albania, but later its southern part passed under the dominion of the Persians, and the Khazars conquered the other part.

In the middle of VII century the Khazars formed their own state named Khazar Khanate. But this change of government lasted only till Arabs have come to Dagestan.

Arab Dagestanis - direct descendants of the Prophet Muhammad

By Hajimurad Radjabov : Assalam | Makhachkala | 2011

Beloved Prophet (PBUH) is the best among people. Islamic history researchers and researchers of Prophet’s genealogy (PBUH) are unanimous that Prophet Muhammad’s family (PBUH) has its roots in the family of Prophet Ismail (PBUH), who is the son of Prophet Ibrahim (PBUH). Hereby is Muhammad (PBUH) an adherent of Ibrahim’s religion (PBUH), a descendant of Ismail (PBUH), an Arab from pure and noble tribe of Quraysh, Hashimite clan.

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