Awqaf Ministry

Photos: Fire in Awqaf Ministry’s Cairo building caused by electrical short circuit, no casualties: Interior Ministry

Sat, 05 Aug 2023 - 07:25 GMT

A fire that broke out on Saturday in the Cairo headquarters of the Ministry of Religious Endowments (Awqaf Ministry) was caused by an electrical short circuit, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

600 outdoor spaces designated nationwide to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers: Awqaf ministry

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 07:20 GMT

Awqaf Ministry, in cooperation with concerned State institutions, allocated 600 outdoor spaces nationwide to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers that are held after sunrise to mark the religious feast celebrating the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Sisi attaches great importance to renewing religious discourse worldwide: Awqaf min.

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 03:54 GMT

Sisi has always called for exporting moderate Islam to Africa to contribute to counter-terrorism efforts in the continent.

Awqaf min. decides to set up unit to measure religious public opinion

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 10:19 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa decided to set up a unit to measure the religious public opinion at the Awqaf Ministry.

Egyp's Awqaf min: Abiding by coronavirus precautionary measures 'national, religious duty'

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 09:10 GMT

"We must all realize that so far, prevention is the only treatment to curb the spread of this pandemic," Gomaa made it clear.

Egypt, Russia agree on boosting cooperation in renewing religious discourse

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 11:28 GMT

The Egyptian Awqaf Ministry and the Central Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia (CMSB Russia) agreed on boosting joint cooperation in the field of training imams.

Awqaf min. asserts necessity of int'l cooperation to face terror, extremist thinking

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 - 12:21 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa asserted the importance of international cooperation in the face of terror and extremist thinking.

Awqaf Ministry calls for preparing black list of pro-terrorism media

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa called on world leaders to prepare an international blacklist for pro-terrorism media outlets.

World Youth Forum conveys civilized image of Egypt: Awqaf Min.

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 09:11 GMT

Gomaa stressed Sunday that the World Youth Forum (WYF) conveys the civilized image of Egypt and reflects its keenness on spreading peace.

Awqaf min. asserts importance of renewing fatwas to cope with time, place changes

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 10:57 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa asserted the importance of renewing fatwas to cope with the time and place changes.

Cabinet denies closure of Al Hussein mosque on Ashura

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 02:29 GMT

The cabinet's media center on Thursday denied media reports about the closure of Al Hussien mosque on the occasion of the Ashura anniversary.

Awqaf Ministry alerted ahead of Eid al-Fitr; firm regulations to confront extremists

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 01:18 GMT

Per President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's regulations, Azhar has been taking several steps towards confronting extremist thoughts, including renewing the religious speech.

Awqaf Min. warns of using mosques for electoral propaganda

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 02:52 GMT

Clergymen should call citizens to participate in the 2018 upcoming presidential election and to refrain from using houses of worship for electoral propaganda.

Why Egyptian women reluctant to Family Planning Program?

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt is one of the most populous countries in the Middle East as the birth rate is constantly increasing.

Awqaf min. condemns purported terror attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 - 04:41 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar condemned a purported terror attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca city