Ministry of Endowment

Egypt orders removing books, publications inciting violence from mosques nationwide in 2 weeks

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 08:46 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Endowment (Awqaf) ordered removing all books that could incite violence or any book or booklet, posters affiliated to the banned Muslim Brotherhood’s ideology from all mosques nationwide within only two weeks.

Cairo’s historical Al Hussein Mosque closed for COVID-19 restriction violations

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 06:51 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Endowment on Thursday closed the historical and sacred Al Hussein Mosque in the capital, Cairo, days after mosques have been allowed to open amid the coronavirus crisis. Some worshippers failed to cling to the preventive measures

Ministry of Endowment denies appointing mute muezzin

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 10:21 GMT

Islamic clergyman Saeed Noaman told "Kol Youm" (Every Day) talk show that the ministry had appointed a mute muezzin.

Academy for preachers to be inaugurated on Jan. 20

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Minister of Endowments told press that the International Academy for Training and Rehabilitation will be inaugurated on January 20.

Min. of Endowments sets plan to raise awareness on population growth

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 02:27 GMT

Ministry of Endowments set a plan in cooperation with Ministry of Health to launch caravans, meetings and seminars raising awareness on population growth.

Living Histories or Lost Legacies?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 08:00 GMT

The Wikala of Nafisa al-Bayda, a registered monument that is both residential and commercial, illustrates how priceless cultural treasures are falling between the cracks, lost in a mess of legalese and conflicting responsibilities.