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  • 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 ....

  • Pope Tawadros inaugurates 1st int'l week for Coptic Orthodox Youth

    Date: 2018-08-25 21:16:46 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:53 - ID:7547113

    CAIRO, Aug 25 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese inaugurated on Saturday evening the First International Week for Coptic Orthodox Youth at the Logos Center of the papal of St. Bishoy monastery in Wadi El ....

  • Egypt's mufti congratulates Saudi king on hajj success

    Date: 2018-08-25 12:52:55 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:31 - ID:7546612

    CAIRO, Aug 25 (MENA) - Egypt's Mufti Shawki Allam congratulated Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud on the success of this year hajj (major pilgrimage) season. In a statement on ....

  • Pope Tawadros receives delegation of Chaldean Catholic Church

    Date: 2018-08-23 18:51:15 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:49 - ID:7545055

    CAIRO, Aug 23 (MENA) – Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Thursday archbishop of Assyro-Chaldean Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tehran Ramzi Garmou and Bishop of the Chaldean Diocese in Egypt Philip ....

  • Egyptian pilgrims are performing hajj rituals as usual - Cabinet

    Date: 2018-08-23 18:29:46 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:48 - ID:7545011

    CAIRO, Aug 23 (MENA) – The central operations room of the Egyptian Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) said on Thursday the Egyptian pilgrims are performing hajj rituals as usual. The cabinet is coordinating with the main ....

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