Religion

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  • Terrorism should be fought via security, intellectual measures - mufti

    Date: 2019-04-06 15:48:16 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:44 - ID:7884390

    CAIRO, April 6 (MENA) - Egypt's Mufti Shawki Allam stressed that security measures only will not be able to overcome extremist ideologies and terrorism. "Intellectual confrontation should take place side by side with security measures in order to ....

  • Sunday marks 1st day of Islamic month of Shaaban

    Date: 2019-04-05 19:11:02 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:62 - ID:7883499

    CAIRO, April 5 (MENA) - Dar al Iftaa announced that Sunday, April 7, will mark the first day of Shaaban, the eighth month of the Islamic Hijri year. In a statement Friday, Dar al Iftaa said its committees failed to spot the crescent that marks ....

  • Tayyeb: Egyptian Family House contributes to maintaining national unity

    Date: 2019-04-03 19:30:13 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:73 - ID:7880501

    CAIRO, April 3 (MENA) - Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb praised on Wednesday a role played by the Egyptian Family House in maintaining national unity. Tayyeb made the remarks during a meeting with Head of the Evangelical Community in Egypt ....

  • Islam urges good treatment of orphans, says mufti

    Date: 2019-04-03 11:01:05 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:33 - ID:7879527

    CAIRO, April 3 (MENA) - The Islamic Sharia has always urged good treatment of orphans and pressed for fulfilling all their needs, Egypt's Mufti Dr Shawqi Allam said Wednesday. Orphans are an integral part of the Muslim social fabric, Allam said ....

  • Azhar ready to cooperate with UN to promote world peace: grand imam

    Date: 2019-04-02 17:12:02 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:63 - ID:7878274

    CAIRO, April 2 (MENA) – Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb expressed Al Azhar’s readiness to cooperate with the United Nations to consolidate the two bodies’ mutual targets in promoting world peace and achieving equality among all people. In ....

  • Only Evangelical Presidency ratifies denomination conversion certificates - statement

    Date: 2019-04-02 11:18:42 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:33 - ID:7877685

    CAIRO, April 2 (MENA) - The Presidency of the Evangelical Churches of Egypt asserted that it does not recognize any denomination conversion certificates not ratified by its presidency. In a statement on Tuesday, the Presidency of the Evangelical ....

  • Azhar Grand Imam receives UN chief

    Date: 2019-04-02 09:53:53 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:23 - ID:7877637

    CAIRO, April 2 (MENA) - Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El Tayyeb received here on Tuesday visiting United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The talks took up cooperation between Al Azhar and the UN in the domains of ....

  • Azhar observatory warns against East, West hate speech

    Date: 2019-04-01 21:11:52 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:89 - ID:7877129

    CAIRO, April 1 (MENA) - Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism said Monday that the spread of hatred between extremists in the East and West must raise alarm. A recent terrorist attack in New Zealand was "a wake-up call for stopping the ....

  • Parl't speaker greets Sisi on anniversary of Israa and Miraaj

    Date: 2019-04-01 17:51:42 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:76 - ID:7876847

    CAIRO, April 1 (MENA) – Speaker of the House of Representatives Ali Abdel Aal sent a cable of greetings to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the occasion of al-Israa and al Miraaj anniversary. In his cable, Abdel Aal wished the Egyptian president ....

  • Mufti of Egypt greets Sisi on Isra, Miraj

    Date: 2019-04-01 09:45:34 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:22 - ID:7875941

    CAIRO, April 1 (MENA) - Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam greeted on Monday President Abdel Fatah El Sisi, the Egyptians and the Arab and Islamic worlds on the Isra and Miraj anniversary. Allam shed light on the noble and sublime values Muslims can ....

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