Friday Prayers

Pics: Friday worshippers in Egypt’s mosques after months of suspension: what did they feel?

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 - 01:51 GMT

As cautious as they should be, Muslim worshippers were seen outside their houses in large numbers to go to mosques, to perform the weekly Friday prayers, for the first time in five months, after they were banned from praying in mosques over coronavirus.

Egypt's Islamic institution Al Azhar slams Kabul mosque attack

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 03:03 GMT

Al Azhar, Egypt's top religious authority, condemned on Friday a terror attack that targeted a mosque during Friday prayers in Kabul killing and wounding a number of worshipers.

Cabinet denies reports on canceling ban on Friday prayers

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 11:00 GMT

The Cabinet Information Center on Saturday denied reports published by some social media websites on a decision by the Awqaf Ministry canceling a ban on Friday prayers.

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.

Egyptian amb. to Italy performs Friday prayer with Egyptian football team

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 - 03:08 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in Rome Hisham Badr performed Friday prayers with Egypt's national football team in the Italian city of Bergamo.

Governor of Red Sea performs Friday prayers in Hala’ib-Shalatin

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 - 03:30 GMT

Ahmad Abdullah said in a press statement that the government has already established several large development projects in the Hala’ib-Shalateen triangle.

Gaza top security official survives assassination attempt

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 12:05 GMT

The director general of the Internal Security Forces in the Gaza Strip, Tawfiq Abu Naim.

Egypt’s Mufti condemns detention of Jerusalem preacher

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 02:02 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam strongly condemned the detention of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (preacher.)

Egypt expresses deep concerns about escalation in Jerusalem

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 01:45 GMT

MoFA spokesperson expressed on Friday Egypt's deep concerns about the violent escalations in Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem on Friday morning

Israeli forces detains Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 11:01 GMT

Israeli forces on Friday detained Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (preacher), Muhammad Ahmad Hussein, in Jerusalem.

No Friday’s Muslim prayers al-Aqsa mosque today

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 09:42 GMT

Israeli Police announced that Friday prayers for Muslims would not be held at al-Aqsa mosque and prevented Jerusalem’s preacher from entering the mosque.