The Grand Mufti of Syria preaches a message of forgiveness
By Jamal Fulani | Assalam | 08 Dec 2012
Meeting of Dagestani theologians was held last Saturday at `AbdulHamid Afandi mosque in Makhachkala. The Majlis of Ulama was attended by representatives of the Spiritual Administration of Dagestani Muslims, imams of mosques of cities and regions, also representatives from the Ministry for National Policy, Religious affairs and Foreign relations, and other government officials.
Source : Agencies | 25 Sep 2012
An Islamic council governing religious affairs in Bosnia-Herzegovina has elected Husein Kavazovic as the country's new Reis-ul Ulema, or grand mufti.
Kavazovic, the mufti of the northeast Tuzla city, was elected by the votes of 240 members of the 374-seat Islamic Union Council in Sunday's election at the Ghazi Husrev Bey Library in capital Sarajevo.
In the election, candidates Nusrat Abdibegovic from Travnik and Husein Smayic from Sarajevo got 69 and 45 votes, respectively.
Source : Agencies | 16 Aug 2012
The Mufti of Al-Azhar University in Cairo has urged the leaders of the 57 Muslim-majority states meeting in Makkah to withdraw the Arab Peace Initiative in response to the latest Israeli aggression against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque, reported on Memo news.
Mufti Ahmed Al-Tayyeb pointed out that "the pivotal issue of Palestine is known to be the origin of all problems" in the region.
Dear brothers and sisters!
Let me to congratulate all with the favorite month of the Muslims - the holy Ramadan!
By Roman Kruchinin | Kazan | 20 Jul 2012
The Islamic leader of Russia’s main Muslim region of Tatarstan was wounded yesterday and another cleric killed in rare attacks in an oil-rich republic often praised for its religious tolerance.
The mufti of Tatarstan, Ildus Faizov, was wounded in a car explosion while his former deputy, Valiulla Yakupov, was shot dead in the strikes an hour apart as Muslims prepared to begin observing Ramadan at sundown.
Source : RIA Novosti
MOSCOW | 19 Jul 2011
Russian TV channels should broadcast less news about terrorism and extremism, the chief mufti of Russia, Talgat Tadzhuddin, said on Tuesday at a meeting with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
"Once an explosion occurs somewhere, it is discussed every hour for at least two days," Tadzhuddin said. He suggested instead that media outlets pay more attention to "the lifestyle of the Russian peoples, their traditions and beliefs."