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.
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 Shawqi Allam said that Islam is a religion of tolerance and mercy, adding that it calls for coexistence and dialogue with "the other."
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 strongly condemned the Afghanistan bombing that targeted a mosque during the Friday congregational prayer, killing 62 worshipers.
While facing terrorism, the country is moving towards achieving comprehensive development and societal security, Allam said at a seminar at Menouifia University.
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.
The participation in the democratic entitlements is a national duty for all Egyptians, Allam said.
In a statement on Friday, the Mufti highlighted the role that should be played by the cultural and educational institutions in promoting the societal responsibility.
Grand Mufti Shawqy Allam urged all Egyptians to close ranks in the face of terrorist groups which seek to destabilize the country.
Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam launched on Thursday, Oct. 18 the first Global Fatwa Index which shows the status of fatwa in each geographical region.
Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam contended on Wednesday that Egypt has already embarked on a large-scale moderation process of its religious discourse.
Rashid has claimed that Muslims should go on pilgrimage to Sinai, rather than the Kaaba in Mecca, are permitted to drink alcohol and eat pork, and should not fast in Ramadan.
The Grand Mufti of Egypt urged the Egyptians to participate intensively in the March electoral vote
Zagazig Criminal Court on Wednesday referred the documents of three terrorist Muslim Brotherhood defendants to the Mufti.
Egypt’s Mufti Shawky Allam said that challenges Egypt and the world are facing is due to “misleading fatwas” that threatens security and peace.
Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam has hailed the sacrifices of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam asserted that Egypt enjoys stability in light of keenness of all State institutions and their leaders to proceed with plans.