Eid Al Adha

OIC holds emergency meeting to discuss repercussions of Quran's burning in Sweden

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 07:54 GMT

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold, next week, at its headquarters in Jeddah, an emergency meeting of the Executive Committee to discuss the procedures for the repercussions of the incident of burning a copy of the Holy Qur’an that took place in Sweden on the first day of Eid al-Adha.

Egypt's Mufti strongly condemns Quran's burning in Sweden

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 07:33 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam strongly condemned the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran (Muslim Holy Book) by the hands of some extremists in Sweden on the first day of Eid al Adha holiday.

Number of detainees released on occasion of Eid al Adha, anniversary of June 30 revolution

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 09:21 GMT

Number of detainees were released on Wednesday on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and the anniversary of the June 30 revolution

President Sisi exchanges greetings with Arab leaders on Eid Al Adha

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 09:09 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday exchanged greetings with the Arab and Islamic states' kings, presidents and emirs on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

First lady Entisar El Sisi greets Egyptians, Muslim nations on Eid Al Adha

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 07:44 GMT

First Lady Entisar El Sisi greeted the Egyptian people and Arab and Muslim nations on the occasion of Eidul Adha, which starts Wednesday.

President Sisi receives greetings on Eid Al Adha from Qatari Emir, Sultan of Oman

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received on Monday two phone calls from Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said.

PM, Pope Tawadros II greet president Sisi on Eid Al Adha

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 - 09:06 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received on Monday cables from Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese to greet him on Eid al-Adha.

High turnout of visitors at Egypt’s museums, archaeological sites during Eid al-Adha holidays

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 11:41 GMT

During the Eid al-Adha holidays, many archaeological sites and museums across Egypt witnessed a high turnout of Egyptian and foreign visitors.

More than 19.6K heads of cattle slaughtered in 3 days of Eid Al Adha

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 04:52 GMT

On the first day of Eid Al-Adha (the feat of sacrifices), a total of 6,514 heads of cattle were slaughtered, while on the second day about 7,812 ones, and during the third day about 5,297 heads were slaughtered.

High turnout of visitors to National Museum of Egyptian Civilization during Eid al-Adha

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The museum’s administration welcomed the guests and visitors and offered them sweets and chocolates as a welcoming gesture.

First lady Entissar Al Sisi greets Egyptians, Arab nations on Eid al Adha

Sat, 09 Jul 2022 - 03:32 GMT

First Lady Entissar Al Sisi greeted the Egyptian people and Arab and Muslim nations on the occasion of Eidul Adha.

President Sisi exchanges congratulations with Arab leaders on Eid Al-Adha

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 04:39 GMT

In this regard, El-Sisi held phone calls with Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, UAE’s President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and Emir of Tabuk region Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Egyptian PM urges activating crisis chambers, tightening security nationwide on Eid Al-Adha

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 11:30 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly affirmed to governors on Thursday the need to activate crisis chambers in all governorates throughout the Eid Al-Adha holiday, which extends from Saturday to Thursday.

Egypt’s president issues decree to pardon prisoners on Eid Al-Adha, 70th 1952 Revolution anniv.

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree to pardon a number of prisoners on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha and the 70th anniversary of the 1952 Revolution.

Egypt's central bank, EGX announces 5-day holiday for Eid Al-Adha

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 04:06 GMT

Trading will resume on Sunday, July 17, according to the EGX statement.

Egyptian PM designates July 9-14 as Eid Al Adha holiday

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 12:10 GMT

Nevertheless, the decree asserts that the decision does not apply to high school exams scheduled during that period.

Pope Tawadros extends greetings on Eid Al-Adha to Sisi, Azhar grand imam

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 01:16 GMT

Pope Tawadros also greeted Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik, Minister of Defense Mohamed Zaki, House of Representatives’ Speaker Hanafi El-Gibali, and Senate Speaker Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek.

Egyptian interior ministry to grant exceptional visits to inmates on Eid Al-Adha

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 - 09:13 GMT

“This comes within the framework of the Ministry of Interior's keenness to uphold human rights values, implement the punitive policy with a modern approach, and provide various aspects of care for inmates,” the ministry said in a statement.

Mallawi Museum holds creativity workshop for children on July 22

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 03:09 GMT

Within the celebrations of Eid al-Adha, the Mallawi Museum is organizing a workshop for children, to teach them a method of creating pencil cases in the shape of a lamb from environmentally friendly materials.

Over 100,000 Palestinians celebrate Eid al-Adha at Al-Aqsa

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 - 11:34 GMT

Over 100,000 Palestinian Muslim worshipers celebrated Eid al-Adha at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, WAFA reported Tuesday.