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  • Pope Tawadros II: Egypt involved in war against terrorism

    Date: 2017-12-20 20:00:47 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:60 - ID:7151286

    CAIRO, Dec 20 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark has asserted that Egypt is involved in a war against terrorism. In his weekly sermon on Wednesday, the pontiff thanked god for the safety of officials, who ....

  • Egypt's Mufti leaves Cairo for Azerbaijan

    Date: 2017-12-20 08:09:08 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:10 - ID:7149734

    CAIRO, Dec 20 (MENA) - Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam left here on Wednesday for the Azeri capital Baku to take part in an international conference on "the importance of union at the time of crises" sponsored by Azeri President Ilham Aliyev. Allam's ....

  • Al Azhar condemns attack on Arish airport

    Date: 2017-12-19 22:07:35 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:103 - ID:7149622

    CAIRO, Dec 19 (MENA) - Al Azhar condemned Tuesday the terrorist attack on Arish airport, which left an officer dead and two others wounded. In a statement, Al Azhar said such a cowardly act would not discourage the Armed Forces from continuing ....

  • Al Azhar condemns Houthi missile attack on Saudi's Riyadh

    Date: 2017-12-19 22:02:01 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:102 - ID:7149598

    CAIRO, Dec 19 (MENA) – Al Azhar has strongly condemned a ballistic missile attack launched by Houthi militants against the Saudi capital Riyadh. The rocket, fired from Yemen, was intercepted by Saudi air defense forces. In a statement ....

  • Al Azhar slams US veto against Quds draft resolution

    Date: 2017-12-19 20:47:08 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:96 - ID:7149373

    CAIRO, Dec 19 (MENA) – Al Azhar condemned on Tuesday the US veto in the United Nations Security Council aborting an Egypt-sponsored draft resolution on protecting the status of the holy city of al Quds. The vote proves that the international ....

  • Al Azhar says proud of armed forces' efforts to maintain security

    Date: 2017-12-19 18:48:23 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:87 - ID:7149134

    CAIRO, Dec 19 (MENA) - Al Azhar Undersecretary Abbas Shoman praised Tuesday the efforts of the armed forces to maintain the security and stability of the country. This came during Shoman's meeting with a delegation from the Command and Staff ....

  • Iftaa observatory lauds police campaigns against terrorists ahead of Christmas

    Date: 2017-12-19 09:14:26 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:18 - ID:7147975

    CAIRO, Dec 19 (MENA) - The observatory of takfiri fatwas - an affiliate of the Egyptian Iftaa House - has praised successful campaigns by police to nip in the bud any possible terrorist attacks on churches during Christmas. The police campaigns ....

  • Azhar condemns terrorist attack on Pakistan's Quetta

    Date: 2017-12-18 11:39:48 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:36 - ID:7146301

    CAIRO, Dec 18 (MENA) - Al Azhar on Monday condemned a suicide bombing at a church in the Pakistani southwestern city of Quetta which claimed the lives of nine people and left more than 40 others injured. In a statement released on Monday, Azhar ....

  • Pope Tawadros meets Lebanon's ambassador

    Date: 2017-12-16 17:48:50 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:65 - ID:7143782

    CAIRO, Dec 16 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark on Saturday received Lebanon’s Ambassador to Egypt Antoine Azzam at the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbasiya district. Azzam’s visit to ....

  • State bodies have responsibility for fighting terror -- minister

    Date: 2017-12-16 10:48:09 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:26 - ID:7142905

    CAIRO, Dec 16 (MENA) – Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa asserted that all State bodies have a joint responsibility for combating terrorism, as being a cultural, religious, educational and social responsibility that requires cooperation to ....

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