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  • Awqaf min. calls for abiding by I'tikaf rules in Ramadan

    Date: 2018-05-29 22:00:29 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:92 - ID:7422370

    CAIRO, May 29 (MENA) – Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Tuesday called for abiding by the rules of I'tikaf (seclusion for worship) at mosques in the holy month of Ramadan. The announcement came during a meeting with senior ministry ....

  • Egypt's Coptic Church in Kuwait holds Suhoor banquet

    Date: 2018-05-29 21:59:16 GMT - Kuwait - Religion - SN:91 - ID:7422365

    KUWAIT CITY, May 29 (MENA) – The Egyptian Coptic Church in Kuwait held on Tuesday a Suhoor (pre-sunrise meal) banquet for members of the Egyptian Embassy and Kuwaiti senior officials in the presence of Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Tareq el ....

  • Dar al-Iftaa refutes reports about mistakenly sighting Ramadan crescent

    Date: 2018-05-29 20:00:11 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:80 - ID:7422239

    CAIRO, May 29 (MENA) – Dar al-Iftaa denied reports circulated on some social media pages and news websites about a mistake made in sighting this year's Ramadan crescent. In a statement released Tuesday, the religious body stressed that the ....

  • Egypt's Mufti accuses extremists of spreading misconceptions about Islam

    Date: 2018-05-27 11:17:54 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:32 - ID:7418359

    CAIRO, May 27 (MENA) - Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam has criticized extremists who try to spread misinformation about Islam in the society. In his daily Ramadan sermon, Allam accused those extremists of misunderstanding the religion and seeking to ....

  • Anba Tomas Adly ordained as Titular Bishop of Cabasa

    Date: 2018-05-25 18:52:28 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:62 - ID:7416627

    CAIRO, May 25 (MENA) - Anba Tomas Adly was ordained as the Titular Bishop of Cabasa and Apostolic Administrator for the diocese of Giza, Fayoum and Beni Suef. The ordination ceremony was attended by a raft of Christian figures. (MENA) I S N/R ....

  • Awqaf min. calls for backing Armed Forces to defend homeland

    Date: 2018-05-25 15:01:56 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:41 - ID:7416278

    CAIRO, May 25 (MENA) – Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa called for standing by the Armed Forces in their fight against terrorism to protect homeland. In a statement released on Friday, Gomma hailed the sacrifices and courage of army personnel ....

  • Sisi performs Friday prayers at Mosheir Tantawi mosque in Cairo

    Date: 2018-05-25 11:44:32 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:25 - ID:7416073

    CAIRO, May 25 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi performed Friday prayers at Mosheir Tantawi Mosque in Cairo to mark the 10th of Ramadan victory in the war against Israel. Friday's sermon, delivered by Presidential Adviser for Religious ....

  • Pope Tawadros receives German Bundestag leader

    Date: 2018-05-24 18:23:58 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:59 - ID:7415431

    CAIRO, May 24 (MENA) – Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese received on Thursday Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Bundestag leader Volker Kauder at St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasiya. The visit of the ....

  • Azhar-Thailand cooperation achieves very positive results - imam

    Date: 2018-05-24 13:58:57 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:45 - ID:7415049

    CAIRO, May 24 (MENA) - Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed el Tayyeb said cooperation between Al Azhar and Thailand achieved very positive results in improving the level of the Thai students studying at Al Azhar. Tayyeb expressed the full readiness of ....

  • Azhar slams US envoy over Jerusalem compound picture

    Date: 2018-05-24 13:49:35 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:44 - ID:7415032

    CAIRO, May 24 (MENA) - Al Azhar slammed on Thursday a photo of US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman depicting him holding a photoshopped picture of the so-called Third Temple in place of Al Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock. In a statement, Al ....

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