Religion

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  • Islamophobia hails decision to establish int'l council for Muslim minorities in Abu Dhabi

    Date: 2018-04-18 12:09:08 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:39 - ID:7356648

    CAIRO, April 18 (MENA) - Islamophobia Observatory of Egypt's Darul Iftaa hailed a decision on the establishment of an international council for Muslim minorities in Abu Dhabi. The announcement was made on Monday by the organizing committee of the ....

  • Al Azhar spares no effort to back Libya - Tayyeb

    Date: 2018-04-18 10:37:45 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:34 - ID:7356646

    CAIRO, April 18 (MENA) - Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb stressed on Wednesday that backing Libya at the current stage is a duty and that Al Azhar spares no effort to stand by the North African country. Tayyeb, during his meeting with ....

  • Tuesday marks 1st day of Islamic month of Shaaban - Dar al Iftaa

    Date: 2018-04-16 18:40:03 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:94 - ID:7354237

    CAIRO, April 16 (MENA) - Dar al Iftaa announced that Tuesday, April 17, will mark the first day of Shaaban, the eighth month of Islamic Hijri year. In a statement Monday, Dar al Iftaa said its committees spotted the crescent that marks the end of ....

  • Azhar lauds Saudi king initiative to name Arab summit "Al Quds Summit"

    Date: 2018-04-16 09:03:57 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:19 - ID:7352759

    CAIRO, April 16 (MENA) - Egypt's Al Azhar has praised an initiative by Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz to name the Arab Summit in Dhahran "Al Quds Summit". The summit stressed that the Palestinian cause remains the central issue of the Arab ....

  • Egypt's mufti deplores burning of mosque in Nablus

    Date: 2018-04-13 18:14:22 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:33 - ID:7348052

    CAIRO, April 13 (MENA) - Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam strongly condemned Friday Israeli settlers' torching of a mosque in Aqraba town, south of Nablus in the West Bank. In a statement, Allam stressed his support for the Palestinian people's ....

  • Azhar condemns Israeli suppression of Palestinian protests

    Date: 2018-04-13 16:52:49 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:53 - ID:7348358

    CAIRO, April 13 (MENA) – Al-Azhar on Friday deplored the ongoing Israeli suppression of Palestinian protests on Gaza's border with Israel. The six-week protest campaign, which enters its third week in a row, left hundreds of people dead and ....

  • Al Azhar imam meets Portuguese president

    Date: 2018-04-12 15:01:16 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:68 - ID:7346650

    CAIRO, April 12 (MENA) - Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb held talks with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa over bilateral cooperation and the role of Al Azhar in backing peace and peaceful coexistence worldwide. The two sides ....

  • Al Azhar stresses necessity of meaningful cooperation to face terrorism, extremism

    Date: 2018-04-12 13:27:09 GMT - Pakistan - Religion - SN:54 - ID:7345943

    ISLAMABAD, April 12 (MENA) - Egypt’s Al Azhar al Sharif stressed the necessity of serious cooperation to face terrorism, extremism and sectarian conflicts, which the enemies of the Islamic world seek to spread and fuel. Al Azhar Undersecretary ....

  • FM greets Pope Tawadros on Easter

    Date: 2018-04-08 20:49:56 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:89 - ID:7340514

    CAIRO, April 8 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sent a congratulatory cable to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on the occasion of the Easter. In the cable, the minister wished the Pope the best and all the ....

  • Former ministers greet Pope Tawadros II on Easter

    Date: 2018-04-08 19:04:40 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:82 - ID:7340292

    CAIRO, April 8 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Sunday received former transport minister Galal Saeed and former sports minister Taher Abou Zeid. Both former ministers visited the Cathedral of St. Mark ....

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