2nd Emerging Peacemakers Forum kicks off in Geneva

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 11:04 GMT

The Forum is organized by the Muslim Council of Elders in partnership with the Rose Castle Foundation and the World Council of Churches and will run until July 14.

Video: Christian man distributes Ramadan meals in Sohag, Egypt

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 03:12 GMT

A Christian man in Sohag, Upper Egypt, distributes small meals in Ramadan just before dusk to promote national unity.

Egypt announces anti-coronavirus rules regarding Ramadan prayers at mosques

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 07:46 GMT

In light of confronting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Taraweeh prayer would last for only 30 minutes following the evening prayer, the ministry said in a statement on Monday.

Memory of the day: Thomas Edison puts the first electric lighting system into service in 1883

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 09:43 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 19.

Memory of the day: Opening of the National Theater in Egypt after its renovation in 1986

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 10:53 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 2.

Video: Coptic Upper Egyptian improvises songs praising Prophet Mohamed using jerrycan, aluminum bowl

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 06:14 GMT

A Christian man from Minya, Upper Egypt, has surfaced on social media for his improvised chants that glorify Islam’s Prophet Mohamed.

Egypt’s First Lady congratulates Egyptians, Arabs on Prophet Mohammed’s birthday

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 02:38 GMT

Egypt’s First Lady Intissar al-Sisi congratulated the Egyptian people on the occasion of the anniversary of Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.

Memory of the day: Summit held between Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, Israeli PM Menachem Begin in Cairo in 1979

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 11:47 GMT

On September 5, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: ‘The Voice of the Arabs’ radio station launches in Cairo in 1953

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 01:13 GMT

On July 4, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Egyptian forces seize Greek Psara Island in 1824

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 02:52 GMT

On June 21, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: 1st publication of comic magazine ‘Superman’ in 1938

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 09:52 GMT

On June 1, many important events took place.

Egyptian FM urges Security Council to foster two-state solution to end Israeli/Palestinian conflict

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 08:51 GMT

Shokry added that the fall of scores of victims in Gaza Strip composes a threat to peace and security in the Middle East.

Memory of the day: UN’s General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 01:51 GMT

On May 3, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Media Center of Egypt’s Council of Ministers uploaded documentary film "The State of June 30, Citizenship is a Right & Life”

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 01:54 GMT

Throughout the ages, the Egyptian state has been a distinct model of national unity between the two weavers of the nation, Muslims and Copts.

15 remarks by Al-Azhar Imam on Christians and their holidays

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 01:10 GMT

Egypt Today has compiled statements by Al-Azhar Imam Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb in relation to Christians and their holidays as Christmas of Orthodox Christians, the sect of the majority of Christians in Egypt, approaches on Jan. 7.

Egypt’s Sisi: Muslims have right not to be hurt or punished for their values

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 09:43 GMT

Egypt’s president Abdel Fatah al Sisi denounced insulting prophets and messengers under the pretext of 'freedom of expression', demanding stopping all acts that hurts the feelings of a million and half Muslims all over the world, and not to blame them for others actions.

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.