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The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Da’wah and Guidance, Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh, conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to the 29th International Conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Awqaf under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. And His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense – may God preserve them – to the participants in the meeting, expressing his happiness and accompanying delegation in partnership with this…

01/20/2019
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The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Da’wah and Guidance, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh, praised the great care given by the government to the Islamic Affairs Ministry to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, including their support to the cooperative offices and their mission and lofty goals in spreading moderate Islam in Saudi Arabia. , And pointed out that had it not for God Almighty and that this country enjoy security and stability and its leaders support the good and advocacy, the cooperative offices would not have a place, no presence . This came during a speech delivered at the…

01/13/2019
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The intensive Arabic language course was cocluded on Thursday, 20/12/ 2018 in the presence of Dr. Abdullah bin Fahad Al-Lhaidan, supervisor of the Knowledge Exchange Program at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Dr. Yasser Babtain Dean Arabic Language Institute for Non – Native Speakers at King Abdulaziz University. The ceremony began with verses from the Holy Quran followed by a student. Then Dr. Yasser Babtain delivered a speech in which he expressed his thanks to the Ministry of Islamic Affairs for cooperating with them in organizing these courses as this is the third session held in cooperation between the…

12/26/2018
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In Brussels, the European Commission hosted a high-level conference to address discrimination, hate speech and intolerance that affects Muslims in the European Union, with the participation of national authorities, international organizations, representatives of civil society and religious communities. “Recent surveys have confirmed that intolerance towards Muslims is growing in the European Union and that the protection of their fundamental rights is being curtailed,” said First Vice-President of the Commission, Francis Timmermans. “There must be no place to discriminate against any minority. “Discrimination, acts of intolerance or racism against the 25 million Muslims living in the European Union violate basic rights…

12/10/2018
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The Knowledge Exchange Program organized the Forum about Tolerance in Islam for scholarship students at Umm Al Qura University in cooperation with the Cooperative Office for Propagation and Guidance in Makkah. The seminar was attended by Dr. Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Lhaidan and attended by Mr. Saad Al-Qarni and directed by Dr. Sabah Al-Din Salmani. And coordinated by Bakr and Tara from Umm al-Qura University and Ali al-Shehri from the exchange program. Al-Lhaidan explained that the Prophet peace be upon him came for peace and mercy for mankind and to save it and bring it out of darkness to light until…

12/05/2018
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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has initiated a joint event of Permanent Observer Delegations to the United Nations in Geneva to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 26 November 2018 at the Palais des Nations. The aim of this interactive panel discussion, in which the Director General of the UN Office in Geneva and the High Commissioner for Human Rights will be the guests of honor, is to share vision and policy approach to promote and defend the values and principles of Human Rights such as equality, non-discrimination, social justice, tolerance, and…

11/28/2018
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The Knowledge Exchange Program in the Ministry of Islamic Affairs in cooperation with the Arabic Language Institute at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, organize an intensive course of the Arabic language, which has been launched for students from the Islamic academic centers in the Russian Federation. The program lasts for six weeks, with visits to the two holy sites and the most important tourist attractions in Jeddah, and cultural, sports and social programs in cooperation between the program and the Institute and the Deanship of Student Affairs at the University. Dr. Abdullah Al-Lhaidan, supervisor of the Knowledge Exchange Program, said…

11/14/2018
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The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have said they have faith in Saudi Arabia’s King Salman’s promise that those responsible will be brought to justice. Speaking to CNN on Sunday, Salah Khashoggi said: “The King has stressed that everybody will be brought to justice. And I have faith in that.” The Washington Post columnist disappeared on Oct. 2 after visiting the Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey, it was later revealed that he had been murdered and 18 Saudi officials were arrested. “I really hope that whatever happened wasn’t painful for him, or it was quick. Or he had a…

11/05/2018
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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled against defamation of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and said such activities exceed the permissible limits of freedom of expression, Upholding a lower court’s decision, the ECHR said that defaming Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) “goes beyond the permissible limits of an objective debate” and “could stir up prejudice and put at risk religious peace”. The court’s decision comes after an Austrian national named Mrs S. held two seminars in 2009, in which she defamed the Holy Prophet (PBUH). According to the ECHR, the Vienna Regional Criminal Court (VRCC) found that the statements made in the…

10/28/2018
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The Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, called for the drafting of additional legally binding instruments to deal with the new appearance of racism. While a legal response involving positive punitive measures was of fundamental importance, the “multilevel approach”, which promoted human rights and tolerance, promoted dialogue and understanding and built the capacity of national authorities, security and public information officials to prevent acts of incitement of hatred, Is of vital importance. ” Al-Othaimeen stressed the need for the international community to adopt a unified stance in the face of intolerance and discrimination based on…

10/28/2018
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