Said al-Mufti
In memory of Said al-Mufti (1898-1989)

On 16 March 2018, the Circassian Association held a memorial event for Said al-Mufti (Habjoka), former Prime Minister of Jordan.

Mohammad Azoga delivered the following speech (translated here by Tamara Mufti). It provides a snapshot of family and political life in the nascent Hashemite Kingdom and the central role of the Circassian community at the time.

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circassianworld website
CircassianWorld Website Updated and Renewed

The Circassian World (CW) website was created in February 2005. The website has been offline since August 2013 and now, as of 1 January 2018, it is back online with an updated format to take up from where it left off. One of CW’s most important goals has been to create an informative resource website for Circassians and non-Circassians, who wish to learn more about the heritage, culture, and history of the Adyghe and Abkhaz people.

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Circassian gardens – the 8th Wonder of the World?

Darya Kezina | RBTH -- Scientists in the Republic of Adygea, a province in south Russia, are restoring old varieties of fruit trees. The project has the support of local residents, who have raised funds and want to bring the old gardens back to life.

The Circassian gardens have been around for more than 150 years, and in order to preserve this unique heritage scientists want to bring back and breed the most precious varieties of Adygea fruit trees. The list includes trees that bear apples, pears, plums, quinces, peaches, sweet cherries, walnuts, hazelnuts, and chestnuts.

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