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.

Anglican Episcopal Church set measures for Easter celebrations, mass prayers

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 01:17 GMT

The Anglican Episcopal Church prepares for celebrating Easter feast, taking into account the precautionary measures for social distancing of Coronavirus during prayers and celebrations.

Measures taken ahead of re-opening mosques in less-infected governorates

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 05:02 GMT

A number of large mosques in governorates with low infection rates will re-open for worshippers under certain conditions.

Ministry spox relieved of duties over false statement about COVID-19 protective measure

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 03:34 GMT

The statement was made on Sunday, and retracted by the Ministry of Endowments on the same day.

Catholic Church extends suspension of masses, donates EGP 1 M to Tahya Misr Fund

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The monks will continue holding the mass with one of the servants in the absence of churchgoers, according to a statement issued by the church on Friday.

Scores of Palestinians suffocated by Israeli tear gas bombs

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 08:57 GMT

sraeli occupation forces stormed Al Aqsa Mosque, attacked worshipers and fired tear gas bombs at them shortly after the prayers were completed.

In Pics: Egyptians perform Eid al-Adha prayer

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 07:43 GMT

A total of 6,505 areas were allocated for performing the prayer and appointed 13,000 Imams to give the Eid sermons nationwide. Some of the allocated praying areas were set in vicinity of some churches.

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 11:44 GMT

Muslims around the world marked the Eid al-Adha holiday on Tuesday, gathering at mosques or in vast open sites to celebrate one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar.

Sisi performs Eidul Adha prayers at Mohammed Karim Mosque

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 10:35 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi performed Eidul Adha prayers at Mohammed Karim Mosque in the Mediterranean sea port city of Alexandria on Tuesday morning.

In pics: Hundreds of thousands perform Eid prayers in squares

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 10:31 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians performed on Tuesday Eidul Adha (Greater Bairam) prayers in public yards and squares across the country.

In pics: Thousands perform Eid al-Fitr prayer nationwide

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 10:05 GMT

Thousands of citizens performed Eid al-Fitr prayer on Friday in various mosques and squares nationwide.

Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 09:02 GMT

The Catholic faithful in Guam led prayers for peace Sunday in the shadow of North Korean missile threat

Sisi performs Eid prayers in Alexandria for second year

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 12:24 GMT

The prayers were also attended by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal, Defense Minister General Sedky Sobhy and Grand Mufti Shawky Alam.

3 Ramadani Apps to wake you up for Suhoor

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 - 10:42 GMT

Technology has made our lives easier in every possible way. Even when it comes to waking up for Suhoor, you do not have to worry.

Thousands of Egyptians perform Taraweeh prayers at Al-Azhar

Wed, 31 May 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Egyptians perform Taraweeh prayers across the country.