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  • Death toll among Egyptian pilgrims rises to 60

    Date: 2018-08-29 18:17:57 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:55 - ID:7553234

    CAIRO, Aug 29 (MENA) - Two more Egyptian pilgrims have died, bringing to 60 the total deaths among Egyptian pilgrims during the current Hajj season, the Egyptian Health Ministry said on Wednesday. The new deaths are from Kafr El Sheikh and Sharqiya ....

  • Spokesman: President Sisi lauds Egyptian Church and Pope Tawadros

    Date: 2018-08-29 13:36:56 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:31 - ID:7552776

    CAIRO, Aug 29 (MENA) - Spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church Paulus Halim on Wednesday said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed appreciation for the role of the Egyptian Church and his reverence Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria as a ....

  • Sisi: Egypt is proud of its Coptic sons and their success stories

    Date: 2018-08-29 11:17:36 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:21 - ID:7552526

    CAIRO, Aug 29 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Wednesday confirmed that Egypt is proud of its Coptic sons and their stories of success inside and outside the country. At a meeting with Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. ....

  • SCA head honors Coptic Orthodox Church

    Date: 2018-08-28 21:35:00 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:73 - ID:7551770

    CAIRO, Aug 28 (MENA) - Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish on Tuesday granted the Coptic Orthodox Church a SCA trophy. Mamish met participants of the the First International Week for Coptic Orthodox Youth, who paid a visit to the ....

  • Awqaf Minstry: Value of “Adahi Sukuk” hit EGP 52 mln

    Date: 2018-08-28 21:09:46 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:72 - ID:7551779

    CAIRO, Aug 28 (MENA) – The value of sacrifice vouchers (Adahi Sukuk) during Eidul Adha hit a record EGP 52 million, the Awqaf Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. The value of Sukuk is expected to rise over the coming few days, given that ....

  • Al Azhar: Harassment forbidden in Islam, can not be justified

    Date: 2018-08-27 14:46:31 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:49 - ID:7549642

    CAIRO, Aug 27 (MENA) - Al Azhar has stressed that harassment, either by words or actions, is a deviant and prohibited behavior and that it is criminalized by all laws and divine religions. Commenting on recent sexual harassment incidents on ....

  • Pilgrims continue to flock to Medina after performing Hajj rituals - Hajj mission chief

    Date: 2018-08-26 19:26:36 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Religion - SN:61 - ID:7548321

    MEDINA, Aug 26 (MENA) - Head of Egypt's Hajj Mission Amr Loutfy said Sunday that pilgrims continue to flock to Saudi Arabia's Medina after performing Hajj rituals. In a press statement, Loutfy underlined that pilgrims who arrived at Medina coming ....

  • 1st batch of lottery pilgrims to return home Monday - official

    Date: 2018-08-26 17:45:41 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:54 - ID:7548220

    MADINA MUNAWARA, Aug 26 (MENA) – Chief Executive of the official Hajj mission Amr Lotfi said Sunday that the first batch of the lottery pilgrims is scheduled to arrive in Cairo on Monday. The 510-member batch will travel from Jeddah airport, ....

  • Azhar reiterates full support for Rohingya Muslims

    Date: 2018-08-26 14:09:54 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:39 - ID:7548038

    CAIRO, Aug 26 (MENA) - Egypt's Al Azhar has reiterated full support for the Rohingya Muslims, who are either suffering suppression at home in Myanmar or displacement in neighboring Bangladesh. The prestigious religious institution, in a statement ....

  • Saint Catherine to host world peace forum in Sept. -- minister

    Date: 2018-08-26 11:35:35 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:20 - ID:7547683

    CAIRO, Aug 26 (MENA) - A world peace forum will be held in Saint Catherine city in South Sinai in September, said Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Sunday. Gomaa made the announcement following a meeting with South Sinai Governor Khaled ....

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