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  • Dar al Iftaa says New Hijri Year to start Tuesday

    Date: 2018-09-09 18:15:45 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:76 - ID:7569423

    CAIRO, Sept 9 (MENA) - Tuesday, September 11, will mark the start of the New Hijri Year 1440, Egypt's Dar al Iftaa announced Sunday. Dar al Iftaa's Sharia and scientific committees nationwide failed to spot the crescent of Muharram today, meaning ....

  • Awqaf Ministry to celebrate new Hijri year Monday

    Date: 2018-09-09 16:06:48 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:70 - ID:7569321

    CAIRO, Sept 9 (MENA) - Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel Aal will attend on Monday the Awqaf Ministry's celebration of the New Hijri year at Al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo on behalf of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa is ....

  • Gomaa honored for role in boosting Egyptia-Kazakh ties

    Date: 2018-09-09 09:18:52 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:16 - ID:7568348

    CAIRO, Sept 9 (MENA) - Visiting Kazakh delegation under Kazakh minister for religious affairs and civil society honored Egyptian Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa in appreciation of his role in boosting Egyptian-Kazakh cooperation and developing ....

  • Awqaf min. probes promoting religious cooperation with Kazakhstan

    Date: 2018-09-08 17:03:48 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:42 - ID:7567828

    CAIRO, Sept 8 (MENA) - Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Saturday discussed with the visiting minister of religious affairs in Kazakhstan means of boosting religious cooperation. During the meeting, the ministers inspected the ....

  • Pope Tawadros chairs Standing Committee of the Holy Synod

    Date: 2018-09-07 16:38:25 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:43 - ID:7566549

    CAIRO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese chaired Friday the Standing Committee of the Holy Synod to discuss legalizing churches through the church building law. Spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox ....

  • Ambassador: Dutch gov't rejects any act inciting hatred

    Date: 2018-09-04 12:30:08 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:54 - ID:7561665

    CAIRO, Sept 4 (MENA) - Dutch Ambassador here Laurens Westhoff said on Tuesday that a Dutch MP who has called for organizing a competition for anti-Islam cartoon in the Dutch parliament does not represent the people and government of the ....

  • Freedom of expression does not justify blasphemy -- Grand Imam

    Date: 2018-09-03 18:58:07 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:85 - ID:7560583

    CAIRO, Sept 3 (MENA) - Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El Tayyeb on Monday received Dutch Ambassador in Cairo Laurens Westhoff. During the meeting, the Grand Imam told his guest that freedom of opinion and expression can not justify blasphemy, praising ....

  • Awqaf minister stresses importance of encouraging distinguished scholars

    Date: 2018-09-02 21:03:05 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:90 - ID:7559067

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) – Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said Sunday that the ministry spares no effort in encouraging distinguished scholars and spreading moderate Islam. Gomaa's remarks came during his meeting with scholars of the Supreme ....

  • Pope Tawadros II receives UN envoy

    Date: 2018-09-02 13:41:08 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:52 - ID:7558379

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese Sunday received United Religions Initiative at the United Nations envoy Ambassador Mussie Hailu at the St. Mark Cathedral in Abbassiya. Head of the ....

  • Al Azhar, Youth and Sports Min. launch daawa, relief convoy to Sinai Monday

    Date: 2018-09-02 13:27:14 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:51 - ID:7558330

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) - Al Azhar and the Ministry of Youth and Sports will launch on Monday a seven-day daawa (call), medical and relief convoy to North Sinai comprising a number of Al Azhar scholars and members of the Islamic Research Complex, 23 ....

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