Interview: Dronka Monastery receives Copts, Muslims in celebration of Virgin Mary

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:49 GMT

Egyptians continue to flock into the ancient Dronka Monastery of Assiut in celebration of the Fast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary which began Aug. 7. Bishop Yuanes of Assiut exerts much effort during that busy time.

Copts begin fasting with celebrations in churches

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 09:17 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church will begin fasting on Tuesday evening and this fasting period will end on Tuesday, August 22.

Muslims urged to reduce social media use in Ramadan

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 11:14 GMT

Magdy Ashour, scientific adviser to the Grand Mufti, called on Muslims to reduce usage of Facebook during the Holy month of Ramdan.

State-sponsored markets to offer low prices ahead of Ramadan

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 - 05:49 GMT

In preparation for the holy month of Ramadan, a series of state-sponsored commodities markets called Ahlan Ramadan, ‘Welcome Ramadan,’ will open across Egyptian governorates May 18-26.