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  • Hajj senior officials inspect Arafat camps hosting Egyptian pilgrims

    Date: 2018-08-18 19:31:47 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:56 - ID:7539432

    ARAFAT, Aug 18 (MENA) - Head of the official Hajj mission Omar Marwan and chief executive of the mission Amr Lotfi on Saturday inspected the camps allocated for Egyptian lottery pilgrims in Arafat. The Egyptian pilgrims are due to flock to Arafat ....

  • Gomaa: Islamic conference focuses on patriotic principles

    Date: 2018-08-17 08:44:12 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:8 - ID:7537457

    CAIRO, Aug 17 (MENA) - Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has said that the coming international conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs will focus on the principles of loyalty to the homeland. In statements to MENA, he added ....

  • Al-Azhar condemns terrorist attack on education center in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-08-16 21:36:08 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:102 - ID:7537205

    CAIRO, Aug 16 (MENA) - Al-Azhar condemned Thursday the terrorist attack that targeted an education center in the Afghan capital of Kabul, which left scores dead and wounded, mostly students. In a statement, Al-Azhar condemned all forms of ....

  • 1,000 pilgrims from Egyptian martyrs' families leave to Arabia

    Date: 2018-08-16 19:43:27 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:95 - ID:7537051

    CAIRO, Aug 16 (MENA) – One thousand pilgrims from the families of army and police martyrs along with those of the martyrs killed in Rawda mosque terror attack in Sinai in November 2017 traveled Thursday to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj ....

  • Consulate urges Egyptians residing in Saudi Arabia to abide by instructions governing Hajj

    Date: 2018-08-16 19:29:39 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:94 - ID:7537050

    JEDDAH, Aug 16 (MENA) - The Egyptian Consulate General in Jeddah on Thursday called on Egyptians residing in Saudi Arabia to abide by the regulations governing Hajj. In a statement, the consulate general urged its nationals in Saudi Arabia to ....

  • Egypt coordinates with Saudi Arabia to easily transfer pilgrims to Mina, Arafat

    Date: 2018-08-16 13:35:50 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Religion - SN:60 - ID:7536500

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia, Aug 16 (MENA) - Amr Marwan, Minister of Parliament's Affairs and head of the official pilgrimage mission, said on Thursday he will meet the Saudi hajj minister for talks on facilitating the transfer of Egyptian pilgrims to Mina ....

  • Death toll among Egyptian pilgrims hits 16

    Date: 2018-08-15 20:19:26 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:87 - ID:7535523

    CAIRO, Aug 15 (MENA) - The Health Ministry announced on Wednesday the death of a 69-year-old Egyptian pilgrim, taking the number of Egyptian pilgrims who died in Saudi Arabia to 16 so far. The deceased woman, identified as Nawal Abdel Atti from ....

  • All Egyptian pilgrims at short circuit-hit hotel in Mecca safe -- official

    Date: 2018-08-15 19:39:23 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:85 - ID:7535505

    MECCA, Aug 15 (MENA) - All Egyptian pilgrims at a short-circuit hit-hotel in Mecca are safe, said Magdy Shalaby, the head of the Hajj and Umrah higher committee of the Ministry of Tourism. There were no injuries among the Egyptian pilgrims, ....

  • Libyan official hails Al Azhar's role in spreading moderate thoughts of Islam

    Date: 2018-08-15 19:15:11 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:83 - ID:7534896

    CAIRO, Aug 15 (MENA) - Libya's permanent representative to the Arab League (AL) Saleh al Shmakhi lauded the role played by the World Organization for Al-Azhar Graduates in spreading moderate thoughts of Islam. During a visit to the organization's ....

  • Azhar graduates organization warns against Daesh fatwas

    Date: 2018-08-15 15:54:11 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:70 - ID:7534960

    CAIRO, Aug 15 (MENA) - The World Organization for Al-Azhar Graduates warned against fatwas issued by Daesh terrorist group, stressing that they distort the rites of Islam and falsify its facts. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the organization ....

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