Dar Al Iftaa

Egypt: Wednesday marks the 1st day of Eid Al-Fitr

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 - 05:12 GMT

The new crescent was not sighted after the sunset of Monday, said Allam, announcing that the 9th of April will be the last day of the holy month of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

Egypt to sight crescent of holy month of Ramadan next Sunday: Dar Al-Iftaa

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 06:11 GMT

The sighting occurs after sunset on the 29th of the month of Shaban, the eighth month of the Islamic calendar. Upon sighting the crescent, the commencement of Ramadan is confirmed.

Thursday to be first day of holy Ramadan month in Egypt: Dar Al-Iftaa

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 - 06:08 GMT

Dar Al-Iftaa, Egypt’s religious body entitled to issue Islamic opinions, announced next Thursday 23 March 2023 the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan of the Hijri year 1444.

Dar al Ifta to hold 1st conf. of Salam Center for Extremism Studies on June 7

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 02:22 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said in statements on Wednesday that the conference will be attended by representatives of the UNSC, the European Commission, the Arab League and a number of ministers, executive leaders, muftis and figures of media.

Saturday marks 1st day of Ramadan in Egypt, Dar al Iftaa

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 09:08 GMT

Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam said that Saturday, April 2, will mark the first day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Dar Al-Iftaa again stands in the way of an Egyptian lawyer who promoted ‘part time marriage’

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 11:33 GMT

“A mutual husband or a husband for some time (part time) or a borrowed husband, even for one day per week is better than the moral deviation the society has reached,” Lawyer Ahmed Mahran said.

'TRIAL MARRIAGE': A religiously rejected initiative aims to ‘control high rate of divorce’

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 12:37 GMT

The form went viral on social media and was criticized by the majority of users.

Egypt's Dar al-Iftaa: Blaming harassment on women's clothes is illogical

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:05 GMT

Wardani added, during a phone call with the "9 p.m." program, that the Egyptian society needs to amend religious discourse to increase people's awareness regarding women's issues.

Dar Al Iftaa celebrates graduation of batch of Thai students

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 06:39 GMT

Dar Al Iftaa celebrated on Tuesday the graduation of a new batch of Thai students majored in "modern fatwas" (religious edicts).