Egypt's mosques, Islamic worship places closed to curb Coronavirus outbreak

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 12:48 GMT

The ministry also suspended Friday prayer and other congregational prayers.

Coronavirus Egypt: Friday prayers for Muslims suspended at Al-Azhar; Sayeda Zainab Mosque closed

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 11:35 GMT

Five days ago, the Grand Imam issued a fatwa [Islamic decision] saying that the cancellation Friday prayer and all congregational prayers are permissible amid the current health crisis.

Kazakhstan hails Azhar initiatives to strengthen dialogue among religions

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 - 03:28 GMT

Kazakhstan's Ambassador in Cairo Arman Isagaliev has hailed initiatives launched by Al Azhar to strengthen dialogue among religions and civilizations, as well as to qualify Kazakh religious cadres.

Interfaith Forum delegations arrive at religion hub St. Catherine

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 01:58 GMT

St. Catherine Airport received Friday delegations participating in the Interfaith Forum, hosted in the South Sinai city with sites holy to the three Abrahamic religions.

Observatory: Western churches' stance reveals innocence of religions from terrorism

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 09:12 GMT

who commit such heinous acts are fanatical terrorists who do not represent their religions but rather represent the logic of ideological and spiritual distortion.

Sisi tackles discrimination, religious freedom in his talk at WYF

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 04:12 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi delivered a speech at the end of the first session of the World Youth Forum's second day which came under the title, “The Role of World Leaders in Building and Sustaining Peace.”

Nadia Abdo welcomes Vatican delegation

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 11:06 GMT

Nadia Abdo welcomed the first delegation from Vatican City in Wadi El Natrun in Beheira governorate.

In pics: El-Tayyib sends ‘peace message’ on Easter at Cathedral

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 11:33 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese received Sunday Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyib, who extended his Easter greetings and spoke about religious unity.

Egyptian Arts Academy in Rome partners with Italian institution

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 01:23 GMT

Potential cooperation to be held with the Egyptian Arts academy based in Rome and an Italian religious institution