Allam is the 19th and current grand mufti of Egypt. He was elected by the Al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars in February 2013, replacing former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa.
Allam said only wise families can contain disputes, noting that no one can be solely responsible for the escalation of marital disputes.
Egypt's mufti Shawqi Allam urged this year's umrah pilgrims to donate charity to those affected by coronavirus pandemic, needy persons and irregular workers.
Allam strongly condemned the suicide blast outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore that left at least eight people dead and 25 injured.
Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam on Wednesday said that terrorism and extremism are not confined to a specific religion or country.
Parents should follow-up their children while surfing social media to protect them from false ideas, said the Mufti
The Grand Mufti of Egypt urged the Egyptians to participate intensively in the March electoral vote
Egypt is a country that has time-honored experience in peaceful coexistence among followers of different religions, Egyptian Mufti Shawky Allam said.
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawky Allam on Friday condemned the attack on a mosque in Kabul that killed at least 30 people during Friday prayers.
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 Shawki Allam greeted President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Egyptians on the second anniversary of the New Suez canal inauguration.