Religion

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  • Newly-appointed imams to participate in training program - ministry

    Date: 2019-02-22 17:31:40 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:58 - ID:7816822

    CAIRO, Feb 22 (MENA) - The Awqaf Ministry said Friday a training program will gather 196 newly-appointed imams in Cairo. The program, to last till March 14, is held upon directives of Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, the ministry said in a ....

  • Awqaf min. calls for compiling blacklist of channels, websites backing terrorism

    Date: 2019-02-22 11:48:10 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:29 - ID:7816108

    CAIRO, Feb 22 (MENA) - Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa called for making a blacklist of local, regional and international channels and websites that back terrorism and terrorist groups and incite violence and intimidate individuals. In a ....

  • Egypt's Mufti: Fighting terrorism is societal responsibility

    Date: 2019-02-22 10:23:57 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:23 - ID:7816096

    CAIRO, Feb 22 (MENA) - Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam confirmed that fighting extremism and terrorism is a social responsibility, in which all citizens complement with each other to form a strong shield against terror groups. In a statement ....

  • Islam established social justice a long time ago -- Mufti

    Date: 2019-02-20 10:36:25 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:30 - ID:7813126

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam on Wednesday said that Islam has established social justice a long time ago. In a speech on the occasion of the World Day of Peace, he added that Islam has set the rules and principles ....

  • Egypt's success provoked terrorists to take action - official

    Date: 2019-02-20 09:56:46 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:26 - ID:7813020

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Magdy Ashour, an adviser to the Grand Mufti, said Egypt's success in various domains provoked extremists and terrorists to carry out what he termed as "failing attempts" against Egypt. In statements to MENA on Wednesday, he ....

  • Terrorists only understand language of violence -- Scholar

    Date: 2019-02-19 09:50:39 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:29 - ID:7811567

    CAIRO, Feb 19 (MENA) - Dr Ibrahim Negm, an adviser to the Mufti of the Republic on Tuesday said that terrorist groups only understand the language of violence. In press statements, he added that these groups are almost coming to an end ....

  • Tayyeb chairs meeting of Azhar African affairs committee

    Date: 2019-02-18 20:42:30 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:79 - ID:7810969

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) - Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb chaired on Monday a meeting of Al-Azhar's African affairs committee, in coincidence with Egypt's current presidency of the African Union (AU). The meeting took up means of promoting ....

  • Egypt's Mufti praises Dar Al Ifta role in defending Islam against misconceptions

    Date: 2019-02-18 16:19:50 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:61 - ID:7810692

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) - Dar Al Ifta has a long history of defending Islam against misconceptions and spreading values of dialogue and citizenship among Egyptian people, Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said on Monday. Allam made the remarks during a ....

  • El Tayyeb highlights Azhar’s Dawa efforts worldwide

    Date: 2019-02-18 16:16:02 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:59 - ID:7810492

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) – Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El Tayyeb said Azhar exerts earnest efforts related to Islamic Dawa (call) all over the world depending on its message to maintain proper methods of Islam. Tayyeb's statements came in a meeting on ....

  • Mufti probes with Maldive delegation religious cooperation

    Date: 2019-02-17 14:13:32 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:53 - ID:7808585

    CAIRO, Feb 17 (MENA) - Mufti of the Republic Shawqi Allam discussed on Sunday with a high-profile delegation from the Maldives republic means to boost religious cooperation between Dar Al Ifta and the Maldives. The Maldive delegation is led by ....

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