Egypt’s government announces Thursday 21 October official holiday to celebrate Mawlid Al-Nabi

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 03:35 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decision announcing Thursday 21 October an official paid holiday in ministries, government departments, and bodies, on the occasion of Prophet Mohamed’s birthday.

Q&A about Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 02:36 GMT

In the month of Rabi' al-Awwal, Muslims celebrate the Prophet's birthday; one of the most important aspects of the celebration is the establishment street markets to sell candy and Arouset El-Moulid (sugar bride).

In pictures: Mawlid al-Nabawi celebration with Jafari tariqa

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 07:43 GMT

Young and old, rich and poor, scholars and laymen all came together to express their love for God’s final messenger and remember his “seerah”, or biography.

Why do Muslims celebrate Mawlid al-Nabawi?

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 06:01 GMT

While extremists are vehemently against any such celebration, the overwhelming majority of Muslims take part in one form or another.

Forbidden acts: Islam vs. terrorism

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:34 GMT

While those who have carried out this attack claim to do so in the name of Islam, it is Islam’s tenets that they transgress.

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday to be celebrated Dec. 1

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 03:54 GMT

Dar al-Iftaa announced that Rabi’ al-Awwal will start November 20, adding that the Mawlid al-Nabawi will take place December 1.

Tanta to host biggest Mawlid in Egypt in 4 days

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 02:13 GMT

Tanta, the capital of Gharbia governorate, is expected to receive three million people next week to participate in the celebrations of Mawlid Al-Sayed Al-Badawi.

Sufis in Egypt celebrate birthday of Sayeda Nafisa

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 - 08:42 GMT

Hundreds of Sufis in Egypt headed to the mosque of Sayeda Nafisa, meaning “Lady Nafisa,” in Cairo on Tuesday.