Mawlid al-Nabi

Egyptians celebrate Prophet Mohammad's birth but miss sugar dolls

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 09:39 GMT

Nostalgic Egyptians are reminiscing over the ceremonial sugar dolls that were once the highlight of festivities to celebrate the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday.

Sisi holds Azhar officials responsible for ‘ending dark ideologies’

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 10:22 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told Al-Azhar officials and sheikhs that they are responsible for ending the dark and extreme ideologies.

Sisi gives armed forces chief 3 months to restore Sinai’s stability

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 09:35 GMT

You are responsible of restoring the state’s stability within only three months,” Sisi stated to chief of staff of the armed forces.

Sisi: Egypt is facing a full-fledged war

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 09:14 GMT

Egypt is facing a full-fledged war to prevent it from developing and achieving its plans, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated.

Why is Mawlid al-Nabi celebrated with Arouset El-Moulid (a sugar doll)?

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 05:39 GMT

Muslim countries celebrate the Prophet Mohamed’s birthday “Mawlid al-Nabi” every year, but the traditions vary from country to country.