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Opinion -
8/23/2022 6:23:46 PM
In 2016, and while the worshippers were finishing their Friday prayers in one of Cairo's mosques, the Imam started praying for the American President Barack Obama. That supplication at the conclusion of the sermon was a surprise to all. Some of the worshipers were less focused, so they started chanting “Amin” before realizing to whom that supplication was. Others were divided between supporters and opponents.

World - Region
7/16/2022 10:19:02 AM
At the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, President Joseph R. Biden conducted an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on July 15-16, 2022.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/16/2022 9:02:32 PM
The Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) called on Thursday for countries to enact laws that guarantee the protection of Muslims and mosques and criminalise Islamophobia.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/15/2022 3:42:00 PM
Life is back without coronavirus restrictions, but not everyone is happy.

Egypt - Society
5/6/2022 2:38:06 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments announced that starting from Sunday, all mosques and shrines will be open and will operate normally nationwide after two years of coronavirus restrictions.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/30/2022 6:06:02 PM

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/30/2022 3:07:09 PM
Al-Azhar condemned Friday terrorist attack on a mosque in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul that left dozens of worshippers dead and injured.

Egypt - Society
4/30/2022 2:51:53 PM
The Ministry of Religious Endowments allocated on Saturday 600 outdoor spaces at large mosques nationwide for the millions of worshippers who are expected to partake in the Eid El-Fitr prayers, ending a ban on outdoor Eid prayers - in place since the start of the pandemic in 2020.

Egypt - Society
4/25/2022 8:46:07 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Religious Endowments announced on Monday that late-night prayers (Tahajjud) will be allowed at all large mosques nationwide from 27 till 30 Ramadan.

Egypt - Society
4/18/2022 9:51:10 PM
Egypt will allow Eid El-Fitr prayers to be held in large mosques, however, they will not be held in open spaces, according to regulations issued by the Ministry of Religious Endowments on Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
4/12/2022 9:22:41 PM
Farah El-Akkad takes a tour around Alexandria’s most memorable Islamic mosques and shrines

Egypt - Health
3/27/2022 10:40:41 PM
Egypt lifted on Sunday a ban on Ramadan charity banquets, ending a two-year suspension on the popular tradition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Egypt - Society
2/21/2022 8:59:18 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Religious Endowments announced on Monday that the anti-COVID rules related to mosques and special prayers during Ramadan that were issued last year will be in effect during the holy month this year.

Life & Style - City Lights
1/16/2022 6:19:38 PM
The event – Cairo's Contribution to the Enrichment of Islamic Culture: Architecture, Calligraphy, and Antiquities – included an exhibition of photographs illustrating the architecture of mosques, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art, and documentaries about the Museum of Islamic Art.

Egypt - Health
12/6/2021 10:41:01 PM
Egypt has decided to allow funeral prayers inside large mosques that are authorised to hold the weekly Friday prayers, under anti-coronavirus precautionary measures, for the first time since the start of the pandemic early last year.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/30/2021 11:15:56 PM
Gamal Essam El-Din reports on the likely consequences of banning donation boxes in mosques

Egypt - Society
11/14/2021 1:56:33 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Religious Endowments has issued a decision banning the long-time practice of direct donations in boxes in mosques nationwide.

Egypt - Courts & Law
9/25/2021 2:57:42 PM
The ruling upheld a previous decision by the minister of Awqaf to place 42 mosques in Beheira governorate under the ministry s supervision

Egypt - Politics
7/7/2021 10:22:26 PM
The president reviewed the work on the new capital’s institutions, especially the Islamic Cultural Centre and the Misr Mosque, which is set to be among the world’s largest mosques

World - International
7/3/2021 11:32:35 AM
Mosques, restaurants and shopping malls were shuttered in virus hotspots around the Muslim-majority country, which recorded more than 25,000 new cases and 539 deaths on Friday

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