Egypt's Mufti heads to India to meet senior officials, religious figures

Sun, 30 Apr 2023 - 02:40 GMT

Negm stressed the importance of Allam's visit for building bridges of peace and discussing intellectual, religious and cultural issues.​

Egypt, Jordan have deeply-rooted ties: Egypt's Grand Mufti

Sat, 08 Apr 2023 - 10:59 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam has lauded deep and strong ties between Egypt and Jordan in different domains.

Egypt's Mufti calls for supporting army, police against powers of terrorism

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 11:07 GMT

Allam said policemen shoulder the responsibility of protecting the homeland in the face of terrorist and extremist groups that seek to spread destruction and chaos everywhere.

Egypt mufti, Judges Club, ECSS praise Sisi decision to end state of emergency

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 11:30 GMT

Allam thanked those who contributed to this important achievement, especially the Armed Forces and police.

Egypt's mufti condemns blasts at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 11:55 GMT

Allam offered condolences to the bereaved families of the victims and wished the wounded a speedy recovery.

Egypt's Mufti, Muslim World League condemn Israel aggression on Aqsa

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 11:53 GMT

Secretary General of the MWL Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa said that these practices are violent and provoke Muslims around the world.

Sisi extends Grand Mufti's mandate until August

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 11:47 GMT

This decision comes after the Al-Azhar's Council for Senior Scholars requested the extension as Allam has not yet reached the retirement age.

Grand Mufti: Who is next in Egypt’s influential religious position?

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:43 GMT

The upcoming hours will witness the decide regarding the fate of the Mufti position in Egypt as Allam’s second mandate ends on March 3.

Egypt’s mufti greets Christians on New Year

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 11:00 GMT

Allam stressed that the Muslims' celebration of the New Year is permissible and not forbidden.

Mufti of Egypt condemns killing of 43 farmers by Nigeria's Boko Haram

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 12:23 GMT

The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe.

Egypt's Mufti urges expats to participate strongly in house election

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:21 GMT

The grand mufti noted that Egypt has gone through many difficult times and was able to overcome all hardships.

Egypt's Mufti condemns killing of French teacher in Paris as 'terrorist act'

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 12:00 GMT

Allam stressed, in a statement on Saturday, that such crime is totally rejected by Islam, and could never be justified.

Mufti: July 3rd is crucial day in Egyptian history

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 11:18 GMT

On that day the Egyptian people foiled a conspiracy against the homeland and its national security that was plotted by the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group, he said.

Egypt mufti advisor heads to US for week-long activities about Islam

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 10:18 GMT

Advisor to the Egyptian mufti Dr Ibrhaim Negm headed for the US Monday to participate in week-long activities meant to shed light on Islam.

Egypt's mufti: Islam calls for spreading tolerance, coexistence

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 09:38 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said that Islam is a religion of tolerance and mercy, adding that it calls for coexistence and dialogue with "the other."

Court sentences member of terrorist Warraq Cell to death

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 - 01:52 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday unanimously sentenced to death Adel Khalaf, who is involved in the case known as the terrorist "Warraq Cell".

Egypt denounces Afghanistan mosque bombing that killed 62

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 06:52 GMT

Egypt strongly condemned the Afghanistan bombing that targeted a mosque during the Friday congregational prayer, killing 62 worshipers.

Allam: Egypt facing fierce war against terrorism

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 04:31 GMT

While facing terrorism, the country is moving towards achieving comprehensive development and societal security, Allam said at a seminar at Menouifia University.

Egypt's Mufti praises Saudi efforts for organizing hajj season

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 - 10:49 GMT

Allam asserted that Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, is exerting great efforts in coordination with the bodies concerned to ease the measures for the pilgrims' entry into the hajj holy sites.

Azhar Imam, Grand Mufti cast vote in referendum

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 10:07 GMT

The participation in the democratic entitlements is a national duty for all Egyptians, Allam said.