Eid al-Fitr

Security alert witnessed in Eid al-Fitr to combat COVID-19

Sun, 24 May 2020 - 02:07 GMT

Police forces were deployed on main streets and around vital facilities on Sunday, which marks the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

Sisi directs distributing gifts to relatives of martyrs

Sun, 24 May 2020 - 10:24 GMT

The gifts were sent to the families at their homes amid the country’s precautionary measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Egypt’s president, Arab leaders exchange Eid Al-Fitr greetings

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 02:48 GMT

In a phone call with Burhan, Sisi also discussed regional issues and bilateral cooperation and consultation between Egypt and Sudan, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement.

Islamic Eid Al-Fitr: Egyptian, Iraqi presidents exchange greetings

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 11:57 GMT

Salih wished the Egyptian government and people progress and prosperity, during his phone call with Sisi, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Jordan’s king extends Eid Al-Fitr greetings to Egypt’s president

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 11:23 GMT

King Abdullah II wished the Egyptian people permanent stability and progress, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Pope Tawadros greets, Sisi, Azhar Imam, Mufti, Awqaf minister on Eid

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 10:51 GMT

In his cable to El Tayyeb, the pontiff praised El Tayyeb's efforts to disseminate the spirit of amity, tolerance and coexistence, said the statement.

Cabinet denies resuming normal flight movement on Eid

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 10:39 GMT

It appealed to social media users to verify their reports and adopt objectivity before publishing them

Egypt’s Min. of Culture's Eid al-Fitr Program

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 01:51 GMT

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem confirmed that an entertainment program of the shows to be broadcast on the Ministry of Culture's YouTube channel has been prepared.

Sisi greets Egyptian expats on Eid al-Fitr

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 11:55 GMT

All Egyptian consulates and embassies circulated the president's cable of greetings on their Facebook pages, reported the state-owned news agency MENA on Thursday.

Egypt’s PM displays plan to ‘coexist’ with coronavirus, announces new measures

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 01:06 GMT

Madbouli said wearing face masks in public places will be mandatory and penalties will be imposed on violators.

Work to resume at Egyptian courts after Eid al-Fitr

Wed, 13 May 2020 - 12:47 GMT

Work at courts will resume gradually following Eid al-Fitr “Feast of Breaking the Fast” accompanied by precautionary measures to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Egypt’s deputy speaker urges banning domestic travel on ‘Eid’ holiday

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Wahdan also called on the government to close all beaches and all roads leading to them.

234 prisoners released per presidential decree, 353 others on parole

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 12:32 GMT

A total of 234 inmates were given a presidential pardon, while 353 others were released on parole.

Group of 413 prisoners released

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 - 11:12 GMT

The statement added that 170 inmates released as per the presidential pardon, while the other 243 were released on parole.

685 prisoners released on occasion of Eid al-Ftir

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 01:51 GMT

A total of 685 prisoners were granted their freedom, including 149 inmates released as per the presidential pardon, while the other 536 were released on parole.

US Charge d'Affaires on Arish attack: USA stands with Egypt in fighting back against this evil

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 10:41 GMT

Thomas Goldberger, the Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires of the United States in Egypt strongly condemned the deadly attack that hit Arish on the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

Security forces foil terrorist attack on N. Sinai checkpoint

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 09:07 GMT

Security forces managed to foil a terrorist attack on a security checkpoint in North Sinai, a security source said on Friday.

NCW says received no harassment complaints so far during Eid

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 02:41 GMT

The NCW receives complaint via hotline no. 15115 or through the phone numbers: 01099299191 – 01007525600 – 01554845024.

Eid al-Fitr's released debtors: victimized by circumstances

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 02:25 GMT

Many Egyptian mothers ended up being in prison because of them being the sole breadwinner of the family.

In Pics: 5K Indonesians celebrate Eid al-Fitr at embassy in Cairo

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 11:01 GMT

A total of 5,000 Indonesian people, including students who study at Al Azhar University, celebrated Eid al-Fitr at the embassy headquarters downtown Cairo.