Azerbaijani State Committee chairman stresses need for intra-Islamic dialogue
There is a need for dialogue, cooperation, in particular, for intra-Islamic dialogue in the world, said Mubariz Gurbanli, Chairman of the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with Religious Organizations.
12:00 27 December
Religious figures to receive salary in Azerbaijan
From February 2018 on, all official religious figures will receive salary in Azerbaijan through the Moral Values Promotion Fund, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, announced Monday, APA reported.
11:41 18 December
Caucasian Muslims Office issues statement on al-Quds
The Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has released a statement on the issue of al-Quds (Jerusalem).
14:00 12 December
State Committee: Some forces in Azerbaijan seek to add political elements into Ashura commemorations
There are some forces in Azerbaijan who seek to bring political elements into Ashura commemorations in the country, said Gunduz Ismayilov, deputy chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.
16:25 27 November
Azerbaijan, Russia organize int’l conference on interfaith dialogue - UPDATED
An international conference on the theme “Russia-Azerbaijan: Interfaith Dialogue and Islamic Solidarity for Peace, Security and Cooperation” was held in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
16:00 23 November
CMO chairman expresses support for Russia’s anti-ISIL operations
As a result of holy figures beginning to be associated with the killing of people and use of force, Christians are dying, mosques and churches are being destroyed, said Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade.
15:23 23 November
Patriarch Kirill: Religious leaders’ co-op aimed at Karabakh conflict settlement is ‘an example of peacekeeping mission’
Cooperation among the religious leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia aimed at the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is one of the examples of peacekeeping mission, reads a message of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia addressed to participants of the international conference “Russia-Azerbaijan: Interfaith Dialogue and Islamic Solidarity for Peace, Security and Cooperation”, which was held in St. Petersburg on Thursday, APA’s Russia bureau reported.
13:20 23 November
Karabakh conflict planted seeds of separatism, ethnic strife in post-Soviet territory – CMO chairman
The long-standing Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict marked the start point of the fall of the Soviet Union and planted seeds of separatism and confrontation between nations in the post-Soviet territory, said Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade.
12:12 23 November
Azerbaijan marks Ashura Day
Today, October 1, Azerbaijan commemorates the 10th of Muharram – the Day of Ashura.
02:28 01 October
Azerbaijan against KRG referendum: CMO chairman
Azerbaijan, as a country suffering terrorism, is resolutely against the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRC) referendum on independence, said Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade.
14:18 25 September
Ashura commemorations in Azerbaijan will be held in line with fatwa – committee chairman
The tenth day of Muharram – Ashura that marks the death of Imam Hussain will be commemorated in Azerbaijan in line with the fatwa issued by the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, told APA on Friday.
12:25 22 September
Month of Muharram begins
The Gazi Council of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has issued a fatwa announcing the advent of the Month of Muharram.
00:01 22 September
Believers propose abolishing post of akhunds in Azerbaijani mosques
A group of believers have proposed the abolishment of the post of akhunds in Azerbaijani mosques, but maintenance of imam institution.
15:47 14 September
Mubariz Gurbanli, Allahshukur Pashazade differ on use of loudspeakers at mosques
Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli has voiced his disapproval of use of excessively loud speakers at mosques.
15:18 14 September
Caucasian Muslims Office issues fatwa on month of Muharram
The Gazi Council of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has issued a fatwa on the occasion of the month of Muharram.
14:52 14 September
Allahshukur Pashazade invited Patriarch Kirill to visit Armenian church in Baku
Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade invited Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill to visit the Armenian church in Baku at a meeting with Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II in Moscow on Friday, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
21:00 08 September
Patriarch Kirill: Current situation on Karabakh conflict cannot be considered acceptable
The current situation on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can not be considered acceptable, said Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill.
19:14 08 September
Allahshukur Pashazade to Karekin II: Occupied Azerbaijan lands should be liberated
The Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has been protracted for too long, said Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade.
18:19 08 September
Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian religious leaders meet in Moscow
A trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian religious leaders kicked off in Moscow on Sept. 8.
17:03 08 September
Allahshukur Pashazade leaves for Moscow to meet Catholicos Karekin II
A delegation led by Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade left for Moscow on Thursday, the CMO press service told APA.
14:55 07 September