Association of Islamic Universities conference calls on states to develop co-existence, tolerance

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 - 08:13 GMT

The declaration of the Association of Islamic Universities called on countries that allowed the burning of copies of the Holy Quran to review their constitutional concepts and enhance their cultural awareness.

Egyptian President, Bohra Sultan inaugurate Sayyeda Nafisa Mosque in Old Cairo after renovation

Tue, 08 Aug 2023 - 02:12 GMT

The president noted that such renovations are within the government's plan to rehabilitate Historic Cairo.

Lebanese becomes 1st city mayor of Arab-Muslim origin in U.S.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 12:42 GMT

Hammoud was born on March 9, 1990 and is affiliated to the Democratic Party.

Malaysia grants Dr. Al-Issa the Prophet's Hijra Award for the First Muslim Personality

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 03:16 GMT

Top award for Muslim Scholars in the world

Memory of the day: British evacuation agreement from Egypt signed in 1954

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 01:24 GMT

On July 27, many important events took place.

Azhar Imam, Pope Francis participate in virtual celebration of Int’l Day of Human Fraternity

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 12:27 GMT

The day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Human Fraternity document in UAE capital, Abu Dhabi in 4 February 2019.

Al-Azhar condemns terror bombing at Somalia’s Baidoa

Tue, 26 May 2020 - 01:49 GMT

Al-Azhar condemned the terrorist bombing that hit Baidoa city, northwest the Somali capital Mogadishu, which left five people killed and others injured.

Egyptian Awqaf Min. launches initiative to promote Islam's moderate teachings

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 - 09:37 GMT

The Ministry of Awqaf has launched an initiative that intents to promote the moderate teachings of Islam through various media outlets, including the website of the ministry.

Protecting people's lives is major goal in Islamic sharia: minister

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 10:30 GMT

Protecting peoples's lives is one of the major goals in the Islamic sharia, Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said.

No discrimination between Muslims, Christians under Sisi's leadership: Anba Bishoy Bigol

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 09:39 GMT

Anba Bigol said that the state is working on spreading the principle of citizenship and national unity.

Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 10:19 GMT

“The law does not impact 1.3 billions Indians, and I must assure Muslim citizens of India that this law will not change anything for them,” said Modi.

Egypt's Grand Mufti participates in 24th session of IIFA conference

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 10:20 GMT

Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam is participating in the 24th session of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) conference in Dubai.

Hajj return flights to kick off Tuesday

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 09:09 GMT

The Cairo International Airport is scheduled Tuesday midnight to receive the first batch of Egyptian pilgrims returning home following completing their Hajj rituals.

Head of Hajj mission urges pilgrims to abide by security, safety instructions

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 08:00 GMT

Abdel Aati received a report on Monday about the activities of the Awqaf Ministry's mission since the day of its arrival in Saudi Arabia.

7 Arab countries celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 01:26 GMT

Eid al-Fitr means "festival of breaking the fast" and marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Azhar imam hails prevailing spirit of fraternity among Muslims, Copts

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 10:55 GMT

Tayyeb hailed Sunday the prevailing spirit of fraternity and peace among Egyptian Muslims and Copts.

Sisi, first lady greet Egyptians, Islamic nations on Ramadan

Mon, 06 May 2019 - 12:21 GMT

Sisi and his wife greeted Monday the Egyptian people, Arab, Islamic nations and all world countries on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

'Mastika and Rihan' to screen in CIBF on Jan. 28

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 - 01:35 GMT

Young director Dina Abdel Salam's film "Mastika and Rihan" will screen at Cairo International Book Exhibition on Jan. 28 in the presence of its cast.

Awqaf Minister inaugurates Islamic conference

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 - 08:48 GMT

Awqaf Minister inaugurated the 29th conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs that will be held for two days.

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand's deep south

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 - 08:33 GMT

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said Saturday.