On 31/07/2021, KUN.UZ website published the news: Soldiers of the Central Military District of the Russian Armed Forces arrived in Uzbekistan to participate in the Uzbek-Russian joint exercises at the Termez training ground in Surkhan Darya. This was announced by the Uzbek Ministry of Defense, and these exercises will be held from July 30 to […]
In recent days, numerous reports appeared in various media about the visit of representatives of the United States and Russia at various levels. For example, US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad departed on a trip abroad on 9/7/2021 and will visit Qatar, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan and will participate in a high-level conference titled “Central […]
The Ministry of Energy has announced the development of a three-phase project for the transition to the competitive wholesale electricity market for the period 2021-2025 with the handover of the sale of electric power to private companies.
On May 13, news agency nuz.uz reported: “Today, 2.5 million people have performed festive prayer in 2021 mosques throughout Uzbekistan. These figures were reported by the Committee for Religious Affairs. On the day of Ramadan Khayit, 497 thousand believers performed a festive prayer in 106 mosques in Tashkent. In particular, more than 18 thousand Muslims […]
An interview with Abdurrahman Tashanov, head of the human rights organization Ezgulik in Uzbekistan, was broadcast on the “OzodNazar” website for the Uzbek service on Radio Liberty. It was said that on 5 May, the human rights activist had spoken for several minutes with former senior officials serving sentences in Prison 22 in Zanki Ata. […]
Unlike previous US administrations, US President Joe Biden used the term “genocide” on April 24 this year regarding the alleged 1915 events occurred during the Ottoman period. While this statement was made by the USA, there was silence on the Turkish side. Although the statement made by the White House should get a reply from […]
Question: The new US administration headed by Biden began attacking China and Russia, and at the same time it began to strengthen partnerships and revive old alliances with some countries. What is America’s policy towards these two countries in particular, and what are its goals? Is this administration different from the previous one?
On January 31, the Gazeta.uz news agency reported: “The president of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the construction progress of the Center for Islamic Civilization in Tashkent. Its construction began next to the Khazrati Imam complex in the summer of 2018 at the suggestion of the head of the state.
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On December 11, Radio Svoboda Kyrgyzstan reported: “The deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh adopted at once in the second and third readings the bill on holding a referendum on the choice of the form of government.
The State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Center of the city of Khudzhand again allowed the work of night clubs. The head of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision of the city of Takhmina Usmonova informed the journalists of Asia-Plus about this.
As part of preventive measures against the spread of infectious diseases, the country’s mosques will remain closed until 1st of January 2021, reported Turkmenportal with reference to the Muftiate of Turkmenistan.
“On November 19, the 17th meeting of the Military Committee on the development of military cooperation between the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconference.
On October 15, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned. The president’s address said: “My dear compatriots! For me, peace in Kyrgyzstan, the integrity of the country, the unity of our people and tranquility in society are above all. Nothing is dearer to me than the life of each of my compatriots”.
Question: [“Earlier on Friday, the Kyrgyz Parliament approved the resignation of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, and cancelled the state of emergency, which was declared a week ago in the capital, Bishkek…” (www.yenisafak.com/ar/,16/10/2020)]. The Kyrgyz capital has witnessed violent protests; protesters took control of government headquarters, demanding the dismissal of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, who is loyal to […]
On behalf of the Tashkent city administration, secondary school teachers compiled mandatory lists of students in hijabs, students attending Friday prayers, as well as their parents, Radio Ozodlik reported on October 1.
“On September 15, 2020 under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation N.P. Patrushev, the XV Meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Councils of the SCO Member States was held via videoconference.
On August 12, people of the Vanj region in southern Tajikistan came out to a spontaneous rally against the raids carried out by local authorities against wearing the hijab and the forced shaving of the beards of youth. People gathered at the rally demanded from the local authorities to stop immediately the raids against men […]
The arrest of several Muslim women activists in Kyrgyzstan under the guise of extremism and radicalism seems to be an old trend developed by Kyrgyz Muslim rulers once again, just like their fellow dictators in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
On August 20, the press service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan published a statement by S. Mirziyayev: “The 29th anniversary of our country’s independence is approaching. Based on the results of consultations with doctors, it was concluded that this year the situation with the pandemic requires limiting the holding of mass gatherings […]
By its War on all those who Spread the Islamic Concepts Although most of its people are Muslims (80%), the Kyrgyz government is insistent on having a secular system of government and persists on its adherence to it. In its response to the controversy that arose over the identity of the country in 2014 following […]
On June 12, Radio Liberty news agency announced: “The US Department of State has published an annual report on the state of religious freedom in the world. Analyzing the situation in Kazakhstan, the authors of the report note that the country continues to restrict the rights of religious groups classified by the authorities as “non-traditional”.
On the 6th of June 2020, one more article was published on the popular Tatarstan portal “Business Online” by the former deputy of head of the Muslim Board of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Batrov entitled “Rustam Batyr: “It is important to understand that the muftiate is in fact the Caliphate”.
On May 6, Radio Liberty news agency reported: “On the border of the Batken district (Kyrgyzstan) and the Sokh enclave (Uzbekistan), a dispute over a pasture occurred, as a result of which the Kyrgyz border guards fired warning shots into the air. As it turned out, the incident occurred on May 1, but it became […]
The president of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, once again proposed to postpone fasting for a number of professions, as well as farmers and agrarians, while appealing to fictional fatwas. The corresponding appeal was published on his official website before the start of Ramadan. “Many Islamic scholars argue that for farmers, livestock breeders and hard workers starving […]
On April 17, Radio Liberty news agency reported on its Internet resource, “Rustami Emomali, a chairman of Dushanbe and the eldest son of the president of Tajikistan, was elected speaker of the Majlisi Milli, upper house of parliament, and de jure became officially the second person after the head of the state.
“Money transfer systems note a decrease in cross-border transfers in March against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, RBK was informed by Unistream and Golden Crown money transfer systems. Mostly migrants use such a money transfers. At the Unistream payment system the volume of transfers from Russia decreased to 35% compared to the same period […]
In February of this year, the Tajik authorities announced the introduction of the celebration of a new holiday, the Zoroastrian rain festival – “Tirgona”. This was reported by Asia Plus with reference to the chairman of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan Farhod Rakhimi.
On March 16, the Government Portal of the Republic of Uzbekistan published a message on its web page www.gov.uz: “Joint specially-tactical anti-terrorism exercises with the participation of the units of the ministries of defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Tajikistan were held at a high level and completed.
Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Samigullin stated that he did not speak out against the amendment to the Russian Constitution containing the concept of “state-forming people”, but only expressed doubt about its wording, the Tatarstan Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) reported.