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World - International
5/12/2024 5:36:40 PM
At least 34 people were killed, 18 injured, and 16 more were missing in western Indonesia after flash floods and cold lava flow from one of the archipelago's most active volcanos damaged homes, roads, and mosques, local officials said Sunday.

World - Region
10/11/2023 12:31:35 PM
In mosques, football stadiums and towns across the Arab world, pro-Palestinian sentiment has surged after Hamas launched its Al-Aqsa Flood operation against Israel, sparking a groundswell of solidarity for the Palestinians.

World - International
8/19/2023 11:55:15 AM
A Muslim cleric is among a dozen people being investigated for using mosque loudspeakers to order protests against alleged blasphemy by Christians which erupted into mob violence in Pakistan earlier this week, a senior police official said.

Egypt - Society
8/13/2023 12:01:15 AM
The Shia Dawoodi Bohra community has a profound and enduring presence in predominantly Sunni Egypt, marked not only by its role in the restoration of historic mosques which house the remains of Ahl-Al-Bayt (descendants of the Prophet Muhammed) but also by a multifaceted cultural engagement.

Egypt - Society
7/20/2023 5:06:06 PM
The Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II, praised in his sermon on Wednesday Egypt's newly adopted vision to build mosques, churches, and schools in every new residential community.

World - Region
5/25/2023 5:23:29 PM
One cold winter night, Syrian Ibrahim Othman went out to pray and came home cradling a baby girl, abandoned at the doorstep of the village mosque just hours after she was born.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
1/21/2023 9:13:35 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has given instructions to establish large mosques nationwide, belonging to the Ministry of Religious Endowments, to spread true religion, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement on Saturday.

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.

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