Eid Al Adha
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 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 were released on Wednesday on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and the anniversary of the June 30 revolution
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 greeted the Egyptian people and Arab and Muslim nations on the occasion of Eidul Adha, which starts Wednesday.
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.
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.
During the Eid al-Adha holidays, many archaeological sites and museums across Egypt witnessed a high turnout of Egyptian and foreign visitors.
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.
The museum’s administration welcomed the guests and visitors and offered them sweets and chocolates as a welcoming gesture.
First Lady Entissar Al Sisi greeted the Egyptian people and Arab and Muslim nations on the occasion of Eidul Adha.
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 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 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.
Trading will resume on Sunday, July 17, according to the EGX statement.
Nevertheless, the decree asserts that the decision does not apply to high school exams scheduled during that period.
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.
“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.
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 Palestinian Muslim worshipers celebrated Eid al-Adha at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, WAFA reported Tuesday.