Thursday marks 1st day of Ramadan: Dar al Iftaa

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 06:23 GMT

Grand Mufti Shawki Allam said that Thursday, May 17, will mark the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

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.

Egypt is only option for Mawlid al-Nabawi

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 08:35 GMT

Sufis dress in colorful clothing and energetically parade through the streets performing “dhikr” (remembrance of God).

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.