Egypt summons Danish ambassador over recurrent acts of Quran burning

Fri, 28 Jul 2023 - 05:26 GMT

Egypt summoned on Thursday the Danish ambassador in Cairo in protest against recurrent acts of Quran burning.

Kuwait to Print 100K Copies of Quran in Swedish

Tue, 11 Jul 2023 - 01:20 GMT

The General Authority for Printing and Publishing the Holy Quran in Kuwait has been entrusted with the task of printing these copies, and the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been coordinated with to distribute the translated copies across Sweden.

Arab condemnations for burning of Quran by extremist in Sweden

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 02:47 GMT

The Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt condemned in the strongest terms the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran by an extremist in Stockholm, Sweden.

Christie's launches ‘Arts of Islamic & Indian Worlds’ auction on Oct. 27

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 10:47 GMT

The auction includes many paper manuscripts and Quranic copies of different shapes and designs, in addition to handmade Islamic carpets.

Azhar Imam: Quran to not be harmed by 'tampering of lowly people, extreme political parties'

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 12:49 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed Tayyeb said the sanctity of Quran would not harmed by the “tampering of the lowly people and their ilk, who belong to extreme political parties in countries that need to adopt the morals of the Quran.”

Arab Culture Day celebrated on July 25

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 - 02:03 GMT

Are you proud of your Arabic culture?

Egypt's Rhoda Island Nilometer, a rare hidden gem

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 11:39 GMT

Egypt’s Nilometer is an ancient instrument used to measure the water level of the Nile.

Arrival of Holy Family to Egypt coincides with Lailatul Qadr

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 11:33 GMT

June 1 marks the anniversary of the arrival of the Holy Family to Egypt and coincides this year with Lailatul Qadr (Ramadan 27 eve)

Regulations on worshipping at mosques in last 10 days of Ramadan

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 08:46 GMT

The Ministry of Endowments clarified regulations on Itikaf and Tahajjud.

Awqaf min. 608 mosques renovated in 2018

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 08:36 GMT

The Awqaf Ministry said that nearly 608 mosques were renovated in 2018.

Ancient Egyptian manuscript sold at Sotheby’s for £10,000

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 - 03:11 GMT

Sotheby’s Auction House in London presented an auction which included four Egyptian manuscripts.

Reader of al-Fatihah apologizes to Al-Azhar, ready for punishment

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 - 03:58 GMT

“I admit my fault and apologize to Al-Azhar and will not repeat what I did,” Araby said, adding that he was ready for his punishment.

Al-Azhar imam introduced to world's oldest Qur'an manuscript in London

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb was introduced on Wednesday to the most ancient manuscript for the Holy Qur’an at his residence in Lambeth Palace, London

An ancient gold coin discovered at Abuqir Bay in Alexandria

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 03:13 GMT

A gold coin from the Islamic period was discovered by an Egyptian-French mission during an underwater excavation at Abuqir Bay in Alexandria.

Thursday marks 1st day of Ramadan: Dar al Iftaa

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 06:23 GMT

Grand Mufti Shawki Allam said that Thursday, May 17, will mark the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Al-Azhar undersecretary denounces French call to ‘freeze’ Quranic verses

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 08:42 GMT

The proposal of 300 French imams to “freeze” Quranic verses is “unacceptable, unjustified, and indicate complete ignorance,” undersecretary of Al-Azhar Abbas Shouman said Thursday.

Evidence of protecting Christians’ rights, churches in Islam

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 - 05:26 GMT

Not only does Islam demand their freedom to practice religion, but also that they be treated justly and kindly as any other fellow human

Egypt allocates LE1 M for 2018 Quran World Awards

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 03:30 GMT

In solidarity with Jerusalem issue, the Ministry of Awqaf put “Jerusalem is Arab” as a slogan for the six-day competition.

Forbidden acts: Islam vs. terrorism

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:34 GMT

While those who have carried out this attack claim to do so in the name of Islam, it is Islam’s tenets that they transgress.

Barbie-like doll recites Quran verses

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 03:28 GMT

French businesswoman and mother Samira Amarir struggled to find toys which could help impart her Islamic faith to her young daughter.