Islam

  • 7 April 2019, 10:53 | Islam | 

    Mufti Said Ismagilov talks about integration of Muslims in Christian society

    Mufti Said Ismagilov met with local residents and journalists in Ivano-Frankivsk on April 5 to speak about the culture of Muslims and their involvement in public life.

  • 4 April 2019, 10:10 | Religion and policy | 

    Occupiers want to set up ‘rehabilitation center’ for Hizb ut-Tahrir Crimean Muslims

    The Kremlin-controlled authorities of the annexed Crimea plan to open a “rehabilitation center” for supporters of the Islamic party Hizb ut-Tahrir.

  • 20 March 2019, 14:10 | Religious relations | 

    Patriarch Sviatoslav met with representatives of Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine

    Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church met with the delegation of the RAMU in the patriarchal residence in Kyiv on March 19. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 20 March 2019, 11:09 | Islam | 

    Mufti Said Ismagilov urges to avoid visiting new mosque in occupied Crimea

    Mufti of the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "Ummah" Said Ismagilov called on religious leaders from all over the world not to attend the opening of a new mosque in the occupied Crimea. He wrote about it in Facebook, according to Ukrinform.

  • 16 March 2019, 14:14 | Islam | 

    New Zealand mosque shooter threatens Muslims and Ukraine in his manifesto

    The terrorist who attacked Muslims in a mosque in New Zealand on March 15, mentioned Ukraine in his "manifesto", addressing his threats, in particular, to Ukrainian believers. This was written on Facebook by Mufti of the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "Ummah" Sheikh Said Ismagilov.

  • 3 January 2019, 12:04 | Islam | 

    Ukrainian Muslims to gather for All-Ukrainian Congress of Muslim Communities

    Ummah, the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine, and the Religious Administration of Muslims of Crimea have issued a joint statement saying that to consolidate Muslims more intensively in the context of a larger need for a greater consolidation of the entire Ukrainian society, Muslim spiritual leaders -- in particular the Religious Administration of the Muslims of Crimea, the Religious Administration of Muslims of Ukraine Ummah, independent communities and other Muslim organizations of Ukraine -- will convene the All-Ukrainian Congress of Muslim Communities in the first half of 2019. All Muslim communities and organizations of Ukraine will be invited to participate in this event, reports Religion in Ukraine.

  • 2 January 2019, 11:08 | International relations | 

    Patriarch Bartholomew wishes Crimean Tatars quick return to Homeland

    The leader of the Crimean Tatars, MP Mustafa Dzhemilev will be present at the handing over of the Tomos to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan Epifaniy, in Istanbul. As Dzhemilev shared, he had already met with the Ecumenical Patriarch and had a conversation with him.

  • 26 December 2018, 12:02 | Religion and policy | 

    Muslims are not terrorists: flash mob to support Crimean Tatars goes global

    Crimean Tatars from different parts of the world take part in a flash mob, organized on the eve of sentencing of the individuals of Bakhchisaray's Hizb ut-Tahrir case.

  • 17 December 2018, 12:10 | Religious relations | 

    Muslims of Ukraine expressed their respect and readiness to cooperate with the Orthodox Church of Ukraine

    The Muslims of Ukraine have attested to the spiritual affinity of Christians and Muslims and their readiness for cooperation, for the sake of the happy future of Ukraine. This is stated in the congratulatory message sent from the Mufti of Ukraine Said Ismagilov to the newly elected Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and All Ukraine.

  • 13 November 2018, 09:14 | Islam | 

    Ukrainian Muslims to assemble for 6th Congress in Kyiv

    Spirituality. Unity. Patriotism is a slogan of the 6th Congress of Muslims in Ukraine, to be held on November 23, in the National Palace of Arts "Ukraine" in Kyiv which will gather about 4,000 Muslim delegates from all over Ukraine and will be the largest event of the Muslim community during the whole period of independence.

  • 7 November 2018, 09:35 | Islam | 

    All-Ukrainian contest of Koran experts announced

    On November 10-11, 2018, the knowledge and skills of the Qur'an readers will be assessed in the Ukrainian capital.

  • 30 October 2018, 11:41 | Religion and society | 

    Emirali Ablaev re-elected Crimean Mufti

    Emirali Ablaev was re-elected the Mufti of Crimea for the next five years. The vote was held during the sixth Kurultay of the Crimean Tatars held in Simferopol. According to Islam Today, several hundred delegates from all regions of the peninsula took part.

  • 26 October 2018, 09:36 | Religion and society | 

    Ukrainian Muslims about Russian Mufti’s recent statement: Autocephaly is none of your business

    Muslims should not interfere in the affairs of Christians. If someone has the right to comment on the provision of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, those should be the Ukrainian and not Russian Muslims, nor the Muslims from other countries.

  • 19 September 2018, 10:40 | International relations | 

    Mustafa Dzhemilev tells how he persuaded Erdogan of the necessity of autocephaly

    The leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Dzhemilev, said that he had intensively discussed with the Turkish president, Recep Erdogan, the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. He said this in an interview with BBC, according to TSN.

  • 29 August 2018, 12:33 | Religious intolerance and vandalism | 

    Black man and hijab-wearing woman refused entry to a restaurant in Sumy

    In Sumy, a young couple were not let into the restaurant at a pretext that they are foreigners. The waiters identified their citizenship based on the skin color of the male and the female's Muslim outfit. They demanded the visitors to show passports, but the latter refused and stood up for their rights, TSN reports.

  • 22 August 2018, 13:50 | Islam | 

    Kyiv Muslims pray for peace in Ukraine

    On the first day of the Kurban-Bayram holiday, Muslims in Kyiv prayed for peace in Ukraine. The most imposrtant Islamic holiday, Kurban-Bayram ('Id Al Adha), which is celebrated on the 10th day of the month of Zul Hija, on August 21, was celebrated in the mosque Ar-Rahma, on Podil. More than 3,000 believers gathered here. They include the Crimean Tatars, representatives of the Azerbaijani community, and Bangladeshis, and Africans – all of them, on August 21, assembled to celebrate the religious holiday, regardless of nationality.

  • 21 August 2018, 10:30 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Ukrainian Muslims celebrate Eid al-adha

    Muslims of different nationalities have gathered in the Ar-Rahma mosque in Lukyanovka district and started celebrating the Eid al-Adha.

  • 8 August 2018, 10:46 | History, archaeology | 

    Grave of first rabbi of Berezhany found in Ternopil region

    In the city of Berezhany, on July 11-13, an epigraphic expedition under the Judaism master's program of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) was carried out under the guidance of professors Vitaliy Chernoivanenko and Taisiya Sidorchuk with the participation of epigraphics experts Kateryna Malakhova and Oleksandra Fishel and a group of NaUKMA students.

  • 3 August 2018, 11:27 | Religion and policy | 

    Muslims having relatives in Ukraine come to the attention of security service of Belarus

    Special services of the Republic of Belarus start to closely watch Muslims who have relatives in Odessa and Kherson regions, as well as in Kyiv. This was reported on Facebook by Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov, UNN reports.

  • 27 July 2018, 11:22 | Islam | 

    Muslims in Dnipro get back the building of Katerynoslavska cathedral mosque

    On July 25, Dnipro City Council session returned to the Muslims the building of Katerynoslavska Cathedral Mosque, which before the 1917 revolution was a center of Islamic life and one of the most beautiful urban buildings.