Shawki Allam

Monday 1st day of Eid Al-Fitr in Egypt: Dar Al-Iftaa

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 06:34 GMT

Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam announced on Saturday that Monday, May 2, 2022 will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr in Egypt.

Egypt’s Grand Mufti condemns bombing of Pakistan mosque during Friday prayer

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 12:22 GMT

“Terrorist groups do not observe the sanctity of blood and the sanctity of the houses of Allah,” Allam said.

Egypt's mufti: Extremist ideology 'more dangerous' than pandemics

Sat, 26 Jun 2021 - 12:12 GMT

He added that all those who adopt extremist ideology want to achieve certain interests, the most prominent of which are political ones.

Sisi extends Grand Mufti's mandate until August

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 11:47 GMT

This decision comes after the Al-Azhar's Council for Senior Scholars requested the extension as Allam has not yet reached the retirement age.

Grand Mufti: Who is next in Egypt’s influential religious position?

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:43 GMT

The upcoming hours will witness the decide regarding the fate of the Mufti position in Egypt as Allam’s second mandate ends on March 3.

Mufti praises Sisi's efforts to upgrade health care sector

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Mufti of Egypt Dr Shawki Allam Wednesday praised President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's concern with the health of the Egyptian people

Egypt’s Grand Mufti condemns Marioteya terrorist attack

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 - 06:49 GMT

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam has condemned the terrorist attack on Marioteya tourist bus on Friday.

Granting women, men equal inheritance rights violates Islamic Sharia: Egypt's mufti

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 08:55 GMT

Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam stressed on Monday that granting women and men equal inheritance rights violates Islamic Sharia.

Global Fatwa Index: Women fatwas make up 12% of all fatwas

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - 10:02 GMT

Global Fatwa Index: Women fatwas make up 12% of all fatwas

Grand Mufti: Egypt to launch 1st Global Fatwa Index

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam launched on Thursday, Oct. 18 the first Global Fatwa Index which shows the status of fatwa in each geographical region.

Mufti: Terrorists still pose threat to whole world

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam on Tuesday said that terrorist groups are still posing a threat to the whole world.

Defending Jerusalem is a religious duty: Grand mufti

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 04:01 GMT

“Trump’s decision has trodden over all international relations and their boundaries,” the grand mufti maintained.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 09:27 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the most important and latest news in a 2-minute read round-up

Grand mufti condemns attack on Arish airport

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 07:55 GMT

Grand Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam condemned Tuesday the terrorist attack on Arish airport, which left an officer dead and two others wounded.

in pics: Egypt’s Grand Imam, Mufti, Awqaf Min. visits Rawdah’s victims at hospital

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 07:24 GMT

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Mufti Shawki Allam and Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa visited al-Rawdah’s terrorist attack victims.

Grand Imam performs Friday prayers in Al Radwa mosque

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 01:39 GMT

Ahmed el Tayyeb performed Friday prayers in Al Rawda Mosque in Bir el Abed in North Sinai on the anniversary of one week since the terrorist attack.

Islamic Sharia is in force in Egypt, doubters seek to spread chaos

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 06:04 GMT

Islamic Sharia law is enforced in Egypt and claims, Egypt’s Mufti Shawki Allam said on Tuesday.

International conference for Ifta kicks off Tuesday in Cairo

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 11:01 GMT

International conference for Ifta kicks off on Tuesday as initiative of the Egyptian Islamic institution under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi.

Dar al ifta int'l conference to launch anti-extremism multilingual platform: Mufti

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 11:17 GMT

Shawki Allam on Friday emphasized the anti-extremism multilingual platform that will be launched by Dar al iIfta international conference on Tuesday.

Awqaf min. highlights importance of uprooting extremism

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 08:40 GMT

Awqaf Minister on Wednesday stressed that extremism and terrorism will be certainly uprooted at the anniversary of the Hijrah of the Holy Prophet Mohammad.