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Egypt - Society
3/29/2024 8:02:59 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has approved a one-month extension for Egyptian citizens to register for the Umrah pilgrimage during the current Hijri year 1445 AH.

Egypt - Society
3/10/2024 11:58:13 PM
Egypt's Dar Al-Ifta, the authority responsible for issuing religious edicts, announced on Sunday that the Islamic holy month of Ramadan of the Hijri year 1445 will start on Monday, 11 March.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/4/2023 10:14:32 PM
In the heart of Historic Cairo, the mausoleum and mosque of Sayeda Zeinab (6-62 hijri), the granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad, centres the square and district that holds her name.

Antiquities - Museums
7/19/2023 5:02:19 PM
The Royal Carriages Museum in Cairo celebrated Wednesday the Islamic (Hijri) New Year through a special archaeological exhibition showing a collection of the museum’s treasured collection.

Business - Economy
7/16/2023 12:01:39 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Sunday a four-day holiday to celebrate the Islamic (Hijri) New Year and the anniversary of the 23 July Revolution.

Egypt - Society
7/12/2023 2:18:37 PM
The Cabinet announced on Wednesday that there would be a paid holiday for public employees from 20 July to 23 July to celebrate the Islamic (Hijri) New Year 1445 and the 23 July Revolution.

Egypt - Society
3/31/2023 3:30:00 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi performed Friday prayers alongside high ranking state and military officials at El-Moshir Tantawy Mosque in New Cairo to mark the 6th of October 1973 war victory, which occurred on the 10th of Ramadan on the Islamic Hijri Calendar.

Egypt - Society
3/30/2023 7:25:57 PM
Al-Azhar, the world's most prestigious seat of Sunni learning, celebrated its 1083rd Hijri anniversary on Wednesday, with Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb hailing the institution as the "centre of Quranic and Sunnah wisdom”

Egypt - Society
3/21/2023 6:17:15 PM
​Dar Al-Ifta, the main authority responsible for issuing religious edicts in Egypt, announced on Tuesday that the Islamic holy month of Ramadan of the Hijri year 1444 will start on Thursday 23 March.

Multimedia - Video
1/23/2023 3:43:00 PM
Egyptians celebrated during the first week of January the Moulid of Imam Ahmed Al-Rifai (512-572 hijri). Al-Rifai is a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad and founder of Al-Rifai Sufi order who inspired millions in the Middle East and other places around the globe.

Egypt - Society
8/5/2022 4:00:00 PM
On the occasion of the new Hijiri Year 1444, which started last week, the Tora Correction and Rehabilitation Centre held a religious lecture given by prominent Islamic religious clerks and attended by tens of inmates - including men and women, the Ministry of Interior announced on Friday.

Egypt - Society
7/24/2022 3:18:39 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced that Saturday 30 July would be a paid day off for the public sector’s employees to celebrate the advent of the new Islamic Hijri year, 1444, a cabinet statement said on Sunday.

Egypt - Politics
8/12/2021 11:32:58 PM
The turnout is likely related to the fact that Thursday was declared an official holiday marking the start of the Islamic Hijri lunar year in Egypt

Egypt - Politics
8/9/2021 1:28:31 PM
The president prayed to God to protect the Egyptian people and the country and for the whole world to enjoy further security and stability

Egypt - Politics
8/8/2021 5:54:16 PM
While employers can still assign employees to work on that day, they should be paid double the normal wage

Business - Economy
8/8/2021 1:45:58 PM
Egyptian banks and the stock exchange are to resume their work as of Sunday 15 August

Egypt - Politics
8/5/2021 9:42:29 PM
The premier’s decision applies to ministries, governmental bodies, general authorities, local administration units, public enterprises and public business sector companies

Egypt - Politics
8/17/2020 5:31:36 PM
Employees are to be paid double the normal wage if they work during the holiday, the manpower minister said in a statement

Egypt - Politics
8/16/2020 3:49:41 PM
With the Hijri lunar calendar being 11-12 days shorter than the Gregorian calendar, the Islamic month of Muharram starts on a different date every year

Egypt - Politics
8/31/2019 2:07:13 PM

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