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World - Region
8/8/2022 4:00:55 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims - from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan - were marking the festival of Ashoura on Monday, one of the most emotional occasions in their religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

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.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
7/10/2022 5:56:43 PM
By the time the Russians invaded, 43-year-old Mufti Said Ismahilovm one of the Muslim spiritual leaders of Ukraine, had already resolved that he would step aside from his religious duties to fight for his country.

Egypt - Society
6/29/2022 9:48:41 PM
The four-day Islamic feast Eid El-Adha will start in Egypt on Saturday 9 July, Dar El-Iftaa, the main authority responsible for issuing religious edicts in the country, has announced as Dhul-Hijjah month moon was sighted.

World - International
6/29/2022 1:30:29 PM
Tensions were high Wednesday in the western Indian city of Udaipur, a day after police arrested two Muslim men accused of slitting a Hindu tailor's throat and posting a video of it on social media, in a brutal attack representing a dramatic escalation of communal violence in a country riven by deep religious polarization.

World - International
6/28/2022 12:26:29 PM
Police in India's capital New Delhi arrested a Muslim journalist Monday evening for allegedly hurting religious sentiments in what many have slammed as the latest example of shrinking press freedoms under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

World - International
6/21/2022 5:50:46 PM
France's top administrative court ruled Tuesday against allowing body-covering ``burkini'' swimwear in public pools for religious reasons, arguing that it violates the principle of government neutrality toward religion.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/14/2022 9:49:23 PM
Nesmahar Sayed interviews Ibrahim Negm, chairman of the Salam Centre for Extremism Studies, on efforts to combat terrorism.

Egypt - Society
6/14/2022 7:05:56 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Environment and top religious authority Al-Azhar signed a cooperation protocol on Tuesday to increase environmental awareness and join efforts to turn Al-Azhar buildings and its facilities to become eco-friendly by reducing energy and water consumption rates.

Egypt - Society
6/9/2022 2:37:16 PM
Participants in an international conference on extremism organised by Dar Al-Ifta, Egypt's official body responsible for issuing religious edicts, have called for developing strategies to confront terrorist ideology.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/5/2022 12:40:39 PM
Dar Al-Ifta, Egypt's official body responsible for issuing religious edicts, will hold an international conference in Cairo this week on confronting religious extremism.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/25/2022 5:17:55 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb said on Wednesday that terrorism is a political phenomenon created by some Western political regimes and then attached to Judaism, Christianity and Islam for political gains and agendas.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/21/2022 9:39:51 PM
Hanafy El-Gebaly, the speaker of the House of Representatives, launched a scathing attack against Israel, accusing it of implementing "wicked schemes" to abolish the Arab character of Jerusalem and tamper with its religious holy sites.

Books - News
5/19/2022 3:23:09 PM
The American University in Cairo Press, has recently released “Ottoman Cairo” book by late author Chahinda Karim. The book was published posthumously.

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.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/4/2022 5:39:37 PM
The European Union plans to sanction the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in its next round of measures to punish Russia's invasion of Ukraine, EU diplomats said Wednesday, opening a new religious front in Europe's sanctions regime.

Egypt - Society
4/30/2022 8:05:24 PM
The three-day Islamic holiday Eid El-Fitr will start in Egypt on Monday 2 May, Dar El-Iftaa — the main authority responsible for issuing religious edicts in Egypt — has announced as Shawwal moon was not sighted.

Egypt - Society
4/30/2022 6:00:02 PM
Dar El-Iftaa — the main authority responsible for issuing religious edicts in Egypt — said it will attempt on Saturday evening to spot the crescent that would herald the advent of the month of Shawwal and the beginning of Eid El-Fitr.

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.

World - Region
4/29/2022 4:35:40 PM
Fresh clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound wounded 42 people on the last Friday of Ramadan, following weeks of violence at the flashpoint religious site.

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