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.
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.
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 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 Ambassador in Rome Hisham Badr performed Friday prayers with Egypt's national football team in the Italian city of Bergamo.
Ahmad Abdullah said in a press statement that the government has already established several large development projects in the Hala’ib-Shalateen triangle.
The director general of the Internal Security Forces in the Gaza Strip, Tawfiq Abu Naim.
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam strongly condemned the detention of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (preacher.)
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 on Friday detained Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (preacher), Muhammad Ahmad Hussein, in Jerusalem.
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.