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Egypt's mosques, Islamic worship places closed to curb Coronavirus outbreak

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 12:48 GMT

The ministry also suspended Friday prayer and other congregational prayers.

Court rules all Shiite media outlets be closed

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 02:52 GMT

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that all Shiite websites and T.V. channels in Egypt be closed.

Min.: Coop between female scholars, nuns receive int'l applause

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 11:03 GMT

Gomaa said cooperation between Awqaf female scholars and the nuns in a number of national awareness issues has won massive global applause.

Court upholds banning teaching staff to wear niqab at Cairo Uni.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 01:53 GMT

A total number of 80 niqabi researchers at Cairo University filed an appeal against a previous decision by the Administrative Judiciary Court banning them from the face veil on campus.

Khosht: Niqab ban on teaching staff adheres to university traditions

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 01:28 GMT

President of Cairo University Mohamed el-Khosht said that Monday’s ruling to ban teaching staff from wearing niqab at campus “adheres to the university’s customs.”

WML Secretary-General honored in UAE’s peace forum

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 02:07 GMT

he Secretary-General of Muslim World League, Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa, received the prestigious, International Al-Hasan ibn Ali prize on Wednesday.

Islamophobia observatory lauds Norwegian Muslims’ reaction over burning of Quran

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 04:36 GMT

he Norwegian Muslims, who organized an event to recite Holy Quran in the street, were backed by a large number of the Norwegian city of Kristiansand’s inhabitants, who decried the burning that took place this month in their area.

In Pics: Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Arafat in Mecca

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 12:27 GMT

The sanctity of the granite mount for Muslims comes when Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) delivered his farewell sermon for pilgrims some 1,400 years ago, calling for equality and unity among Muslims.

Will people obey gov't, stop slaughtering in streets?

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 09:30 GMT

Al-Adha marks the end of the Hajj (pilgrimage) to the holy city of Mecca.

Dutch court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:10 GMT

Presiding Judge Kees Streefkerk said "the state did act wrongfully" and told relatives of the dead they can now claim compensation from the Dutch government.

Sisi: religions can be weakened by their believers’ practices

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 02:17 GMT

“Strong religion could be weakened by its believers’ behaviors,” said Sisi in his speech at the ceremony of Laylat al-Qadr.

Sisi: Egypt to host OIC Ministerial Conference on Women in 2020

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 12:02 GMT

“It is not accepted anymore to stand silent on discrimination and hatred speech against Arabs and Muslims,” Sisi said in his speech.

Concerns over Islamophobia escalation after NZ mosque shootings

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 07:51 GMT

In spite of increasing Islamophobia phenomenon is being rejected by millions, some politician’s comments could increase hatred against Muslims.

Mohamed Salah mourns victims of NZ mosque shootings

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 11:09 GMT

Australian citizen Brenton Tarrant (28) opend fire randomly at worshippers inside Al Noor Mosque in the city of Christchurch and anther mosque, killing more than 50 people and injured dozens.

4 Egyptians killed in NZ mosque shootings; Arab victims rise to 11

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 10:48 GMT

The Egyptian victims include Munir Suleiman (68 years), Ahmed Hamal al-Din Abdul Ghani (68 years), Ashraf Morsi, and Ashraf Al-Masri.

Forty dead, 20 seriously wounded in NZ mosque shootings

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 07:03 GMT

The massacre by at least one gunman during Friday prayers in the city of Christchurch is the country's worst ever mass shooting and was condemned throughout Asia.

Islamic world reacts with disgust at New Zealand mosque attacks

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 06:29 GMT

The timing of the shootings in the city of Christchurch, during Friday prayers, and the posting on social media of what appeared to be live, point-of-view video footage of the assault by a gunman added to the distress of many.

India's Congress to scrap law punishing Muslim men for instant divorce if voted back to power

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 01:16 GMT

Modi has said the action is necessary to empower women, but Congress said it unfairly punished Muslim men.

Cairo Steps, Abdel Dayem spread music in Upper Egypt

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 01:24 GMT

Minya University Theater will host an untraditional concert performed by the acclaimed Egyptian-German band Cairo Steps

Islam urges Muslims to congratulate others on religious holidays

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 10:08 GMT

The video also called on all Muslims to stick to Islam’s moderate teachings and not to follow extremists who “explain religion teachings as they desire and according to their own interests.”

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