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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

Egypt - Politics
8/30/2019 7:54:15 PM

Egypt - Politics
8/29/2019 2:59:11 PM
The start of the new Islamic Hijri year is yet to be determined by astronomical observations undertaken by Dar Al-Ifta, the authority in charge of issuing religious edicts

Multimedia -
5/14/2019 2:08:31 PM
Egypt's Al-Azhar hosted a grand celebration on Sunday to mark the 1,079th anniversary of its foundation in the year 970 AD, 359 on the Islamic Hijri calendar

Egypt - Politics
9/9/2018 8:58:23 PM

Antiquities - Islamic
6/24/2018 2:39:51 PM
The coin is carved in pure gold and was minted in the Levant in the year 80 according to the Hijri Islamic calendar, during the reign of the Omayyad Sultan Abdel Malek Ibn Marawan

Egypt - Politics
3/1/2018 8:06:42 PM
Controversy has been rife over the decision to impose additional fees on repeat pilgrims to Mecca

Egypt - Politics
9/16/2017 5:01:25 PM

Egypt - Politics
10/1/2016 7:46:08 PM
The first day of the new Islamic calendar year is a public holiday in Egypt

Egypt - Politics
9/29/2016 11:33:22 AM

Egypt - Politics
10/13/2015 7:40:02 PM
The Islamic new year 1437 AH begins on Wednesday, says Egypt's Dar Al-Ifta

Egypt - Politics
10/23/2014 8:53:49 PM
Islamic new year 1436 AH starts on Saturday, say Egypt's religious authorities

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