Awqaf

Awqaf says no new instructions regarding visiting El-Hussain’s shrine

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 11:26 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf said, Thursday that they didn’t issue any instructions regarding visiting the shrine of El-Hussein or the Prophet’s holdings room in the mosque.

Egypt, Sudan Awqaf ministers discuss preparations for joint training course

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The course will kick off Monday morning and will focus on renewing the religious discourse and confronting and refuting extremist ideologies, Gomaa said.

Awqaf min. allocates EGP50 mln to help people suffering from anti-COVID-19 measures

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa allocated on Monday EGP 50 million to help people harmed by the state's precautionary measures against the coronavirus.

Uncovering terrorists represents national duty: Awqaf minister

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 - 09:01 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said Friday uncovering terrorists, topped by Muslim Brotherhood members represents a religious and national duty.

Terrorists live off remains of fallen countries: Awqaf Min.

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 - 07:31 GMT

The statement stressed that extremist groups live off the remains of fallen countries, therefore, these groups targets countries to bring them down first.

Egypt's Awqaf Ministry commends Saudi Hajj services

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 10:41 GMT

Saudi Arabia has always provided best services for pilgrims every year, said Head of Religious Sector and Official Spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry of Awqaf.

Awqaf min. 608 mosques renovated in 2018

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 08:36 GMT

The Awqaf Ministry said that nearly 608 mosques were renovated in 2018.

Awqaf min.: Islam is advocating life not death

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 09:30 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said on Friday that Islam is advocating life not death, highlighting that the role of the scholars is to use the religion in construction.

Egypt on its way to renewing religious discourse

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt is on the road to renewing the religious discourse after all mosques have been placed under the Awqaf’s authority, according to Mohammad Mukhtar Jumaa, the minister of awqaf (endowments).

Awqaf inaugurates 3 Islamic centers in Sinai to combat extremism

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 03:22 GMT

Aiming to confront extremist and terrorist ideologies in Sinai, Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments (Awqaf), Dr.Mohammad Mukhtar Juma inaugurated on Thursday three Islamic centers in North Sinai.

Head of Endowment Authority relieved of duties after sale of shares

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Head of the Egyptian Endowment Authority Ahmed Abdel Hafez has been relieved of his post, according to a Sunday announcement by the cabinet.

Egypt allocates LE1 M for 2018 Quran World Awards

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 03:30 GMT

In solidarity with Jerusalem issue, the Ministry of Awqaf put “Jerusalem is Arab” as a slogan for the six-day competition.

Those killed in defense of churches are martyrs: Awqaf Min.

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 09:49 GMT

The protection of churches is “a legitimate and national duty”, and those who died in defense of the church are martyrs, Minister Mokhtar Gomaa stated.

Awqaf minister mourns Armed Forces martyrs in Sinai

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa mourned the martyrs of the Armed Forces, saluting their sacrifices in defending the country from the terrorism.

Parliamentary committee denounces Arish terror attack

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 01:00 GMT

Osama el Abd on Friday condemned an attack on a security checkpoint in El Arish city in North Sinai.

Plan to launch observatory to face terrorist groups

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 10:28 GMT

Mohamed Mokhtar lauded the National Press Authority's plan to launch an observatory to stand against lies and rumors spread by terrorist to topple the State.

Patron of St. Church in Nabrouah shares in Muslim feast

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 08:17 GMT

The patron of Saint Church in Nabrouah, Dakahlia, priest Younis Boutros, bought on Sunday a sack of Al Adhia (sacrifice voucher) from the Awqaf department in Nabrouh.

Warraq mosques were not used to mobilize people against security

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 07:11 GMT

The Ministry of Religious Endowments denied on Sunday allegations of the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group on Facebook pages claiming that

Palestinian Awqaf staffers rebuff new Israeli measures at Aqsa mosque

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 12:25 GMT

Staffers of the Palestinian Awqaf Ministry refused to enter Al Aqsa Mosque through the electronic gates set up by Israel.

Mosques are back on the right track: Minister of Endowments

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 07:47 GMT

Minister of Endowments said in a speech during a meeting with Imams and preachers on Saturday that the Ministry has restored the prestige and sanctity of mosques.

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