On 16 September Radio Liberty reported: “The campaign against the wearing of beards and hijab has once again intensified in Uzbekistan. Video footage sent to Ozodlik on 13 September shows female students at the Bank College in Andijan, who wear the hijab, being asked to tie their headscarves differently, with knots in the back. The […]
In connection with the 32nd anniversary of the independence of Uzbekistan, President Shavkat Mirziyaev signed a decree pardoning 286 convicts. Of those pardoned, 109 are completely released from serving their main sentence, 116 are released from serving their sentence on parole, and the sentence of 25 persons was replaced with a more lenient one. In […]
On 11 August, RIA Novosti news agency reported: “The triple gas union of Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan may be expanded to include other countries, Dmitry Birichevsky, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Economic Cooperation Department, told RIA Novosti.
From the outset, since the demise of the Soviet Union and the dismantling of the Warsaw Pact, NATO became a meandering, rudderless entity – but only for a while. The US agonized with what to do with it after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the de facto end of the Cold War.
Details: * Turkey’s Erdogan Agrees to Back Sweden’s NATO Membership * Mirziyoyev Wins Uzbek Presidential Election * Putin Reportedly Met with Prigozhin following Wagner’s Mutiny Turkey’s Erdogan Agrees to Back Sweden’s NATO Membership Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to back Sweden’s NATO membership on the eve of a two-day NATO summit in Lithuania. […]
At the fourteenth session of the Majlisi milli Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, which took place on June 16, the deputies of the lower house of parliament adopted the draft law “On administrative supervision of persons released from places of deprivation of liberty”, Khovar Agency reports. The bill provides for the supervision of […]
The Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) announced the final results of the second round of the presidential elections held in Turkey on May 28. Pursuant thereto, the candidate of the People’s Alliance and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the election with 52.18 percent of the votes. Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the candidate of the National Alliance, received 47.82 […]
On the territory of Kazakhstan, there are currently three test polygons with a total area of over 8.6 million hectares, which are leased to Russia. About 900 Russian servicemen are constantly presented there, Tengrinews.kz reports. In early May, Mazhilis parliament deputy Serik Egizbaev proposed that these lands should be given over to agricultural needs. “Since […]
The press service of Kyrgyz President Sadyr Zhaparov said on 4 May: “Sadyr Zhaparov paid an unscheduled visit to General Secondary School No. 77 in Bishkek and participated in a lesson on the history of the development of religions for ninth grade students. This subject has been introduced in the curriculum since September 2023 on […]
A 61-year-old resident of the Sangvor district was fined by the court for conducting the “Hojiziyarat” ceremony (honoring the pilgrims who returned from Mecca). Asia-Plus informed about this.
[وَلَا تَكُونُوا كَالَّذِينَ قَالُوا سَمِعْنَا وَهُمْ لَا يَسْمَعُونَ] “Don’t be like those who say, “We hear,” but in fact they are not listening!” On 3rd April, Russia and Tajikistan militaries kicked off joint drills across the borders of Afghanistan that will last through April 7, Russia’s TASS news agency reported Monday. The drills are taking […]
On March 15, Vesti.kg reported: “As part of measures taken to prevent and suppress the illegal activities of followers of banned religious movements, the SCNS of Kyrgyzstan revealed the clandestine activities of the so-called women’s wing of the religious extremist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami.
“History makes it clear, however, that the legend of fanatical Muslims sweeping through the world and forcing Islam at the point of the sword upon conquered races is one of the most fantastically absurd myths that historians have ever repeated.” –De Lacy O’Leary, Special Lecturer at the University of Bristol, 1908-1957. To create the image […]
On February 28, in the capital of Kazakhstan, within the framework of the C5+1 format there was held a regular meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Central Asian countries and the head of the US Department of State Anthony Blinken. The official agenda of the meeting was to discuss the sanctions imposed […]
On February 13, the news agency Radio Liberty published an article on its web page: “Gas control is an important geopolitical weapon for the Kremlin. The investigator talks about how the Kremlin’s ties to the Uzbek gas sector were exposed.
On January 12, the news agency BBC NEWS reported on its Russian-language page: “A military court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced Imam Raif Fevziev, detained in Russia-annexed Crimea, to 17 years in a strict regime colony. He was accused in the case of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an organization that is recognized as terrorist and banned in Russia but […]
On November 22, 2022, the Kyrgyz Zhogorku Kenesh Committee on Law Enforcement, Crime and Corruption approved a draft law on countering extremism. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan.
On December 14, 2022, Radio Liberty published an article about the statements of Imam Rahmatulloh Sayfutdinov: “In the first decade of December, Uzbekistan was gripped by an energy crisis. Hour-long blackouts and long lines at gas stations were observed throughout the country. In a moment of public tension, the chief imam of Tashkent, Rakhmatullo Sayfutdinov, […]
KUN.UZ and other news sites reported that on November 14-16, Tashkent hosted “The Second World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (WCECCE).” Speaking at the conference, Uzbek President, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, proposed adopting a special resolution of the UN General Assembly on the outcome of the World Conference, on the importance of educating children, as […]
The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation satisfied the claim of the Prosecutor General’s Office to recognize the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) as a terrorist organization. It is reported by RAPSI. The corresponding lawsuit was filed in July this year. Russian Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov informed Tajik President Emomali Rahmon about this. The […]
Nancy Pelosi is visiting Armenia in connection with the observance of the Azerbaijani truce, Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera reports. Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi arrived in Armenia, where a ceasefire is being observed following the outbreak of hostilities with neighboring Azerbaijan that left hundreds of troops dead on both sides.
On September 16, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported: “In the building of the Ministry, the Tajik side was given a note of protest regarding the illegal and destructive actions of the Tajik side. The Kyrgyz side noted that on September 16, 2022, violating all previously reached […]
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Headlines: British Muslims’ Citizenship Reduced to ‘Second-Class’ Status, says thinktank Russia Suffers Major Defeat in Ukraine Azerbaijan Launches Wide-Ranging Attacks against Armenia British Muslims’ Citizenship Reduced to ‘Second-Class’ Status, says thinktank British Muslims have had their citizenship reduced to “second-class” status as a result of recently extended powers to strip people of their nationality, a […]
The American company SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9 launch vehicle, which launched about 50 more Starlink satellites into orbit. The first stage after the flight safely returned to Earth. It was already her tenth launch. The rocket landed on a floating landing pad. (Source: https://ru.euronews.com/2022/08/13/spacex-starlink-launch)
It became known about the death of one of the active Muslims of the Kaliningrad region – Artur Rusyaev. He defended the right of the Islamic community of the city and the region to have a mosque, for which he fell under the rink of the repressive machine of the Russian state. According to the […]
On May 5, the president of Kazakhstan, K. Tokayev, announced on the President’s website that a republican referendum would be held on June 5, 2022. The statement reads: “In accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 91 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Article 18 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of […]
Uzbekistan does not plan to hold military parades on May 9 this year, – stated the deputy head of the main department for educational and ideological work of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan Oybek Mamadaliyev. As Mamadaliyev noted, May 9 in Uzbekistan is not “Victory Day”, but “Day of Memory and Honor”. Mamadaliev also […]
On April 4, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov addressed the people of the country. The appeal says – “Good evening, dear Kyrgyzstanis! My glorious people! Holy Motherland! The reason for my live address today is that we can announce to the Kyrgyz people and the entire world community that the Kumtor mine has […]
N-World News reported on the 4th of March 2022 that approximately 250,000 Muslims of Tatar origin are affected by the war in the Ukraine. They face discrimination and challenges in asserting their Islamic identity as the expression of the Khilafah (Caliphate) and its obligation is banned in Russia but not the Ukraine directly. The current […]