Religion

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  • Al Azhar students have always been ambassadors for it - senior scholar

    Date: 2018-11-01 14:18:26 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:59 - ID:7649690

    CAIRO, Nov 1 (MENA) - Mohammed Abdul Fadil Al-Qousi, vice chairman of the World Organization for Al Azhar Graduates and the member of the Council of Senior Scholars said that all Al Azhar students have always been considered as ambassadors for ....

  • Quranic schools, institues increased in all governorates

    Date: 2018-11-01 13:38:38 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:54 - ID:7649685

    CAIRO, Nov 1 (MENA) - Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa announced expanding Quranic schools (Kottabs) and centers at the level of the governorates. The Ministry of Awqaf's move on this matter comes to coincide with the launch of an ....

  • 250,000 worshiping-related fatwas issued in 2018 - index

    Date: 2018-11-01 12:03:37 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:44 - ID:7649512

    CAIRO, Nov 1 (MENA) - Around 250,000 fatwas related to worshiping were released in 2018 alone in 33 Arab and foreign countries, up by 42 percent compared with the year before, according to the Global Fatwa Index (GFI). In a report, the GFI ....

  • Awqaf Ministry: Islamic affairs conf. to address character-building

    Date: 2018-10-31 23:03:27 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:104 - ID:7648893

    CAIRO, Oct 31 (MENA) – The Awqaf Ministry's Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs on Wednesday announced that its annual international conference, slated for January 2019, will address character-building through five main axes. The event, entitled ....

  • Azhar imam, MPs discuss Africa plans

    Date: 2018-10-31 18:38:40 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:82 - ID:7648631

    CAIRO, Oct 31 (MENA) - Al Azhar Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb discussed Wednesday with the House of Representatives’ African affairs committee boosting the role of Al-Azhar in Africa. The meeting was part of efforts of the panel, chaired by Tarek Radwan, ....

  • GFI: Number of Daesh female fighters represented 13%

    Date: 2018-10-31 12:56:02 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:43 - ID:7647847

    CAIRO, Oct 30 (MENA) - The Global Fatwa Index (GFI) has condemned the terrorist groups' use of women in suicide attacks. In a report Wednesday, the index said 60 percent of Fatwas (religious edicts) issued by Daesh allow women to take part in ....

  • Al Azhar grand imam stresses necessity of dialogue with West

    Date: 2018-10-30 19:33:09 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:90 - ID:7647029

    CAIRO, Oct 30 (MENA) - Al Azhar is keen on maintaining dialogue with the West to build bridges of understanding with various cultures and religions by holding international forums aiming to boost international peace, Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el ....

  • GFI: Fatwas in Western countries cause Islamophobia

    Date: 2018-10-30 10:13:15 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:31 - ID:7645862

    CAIRO, Oct 30 (MENA) - The Global Fatwa Index (GFI) on Tuesday said that up to 50,000 fatwas circulating in Western countries throughout one year are causing the spread of Islamophobia. In a released statement, the Index added that the figure ....

  • Dar Al Iftaa condemns attack on US synagogue

    Date: 2018-10-28 16:37:16 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:70 - ID:7643124

    CAIRO, Oct 28 (MENA) - Dar Al Iftaa's Observatory of Takfiri and Extremist Fatwas has slammed a gun attack on a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which left 11 people dead and six others wounded. In a statement on Sunday, the ....

  • Greek Orthodox Patriarch, Greek consul participate in ceremony marking Greece National Day

    Date: 2018-10-28 15:27:28 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:63 - ID:7642995

    ALEXANDRIA, Oct 28 (MENA) - The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodoros II and the Greek consul general in Alexandria took part on Sunday in a ceremony marking Greece National Day which falls on October 28. They laid a ....

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