Latest in Tag: Islam
Shoukry says terrorist acts in France are political, bare no relation to Islam
Where a crane falls, questions rise
Egypt rejects linking terrorism with Islam during OIC meeting
The delegation attended the council meeting on 27-28 November in Niger’s capital, Niamey, under the title “United against Terrorism for Peace and Development”. Egypt’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for African Affairs Ambassador Hamdi Sanad Loza participated in the session.
Sami Hegazi
November 29, 2020
Shoukry says terrorist acts in France are political, bare no relation to Islam
Le Drian says battle against terrorism is not being fought by France only, but by international community as well, praising Egypt’s counterterrorism efforts
Sami Hegazi
November 8, 2020
Renewing religious discourse aims to improve image of Islam: Grand Mufti Adviser
Up to 2,000 hours of audio and video lectures produced to renew religious discourse
Tamer Farhat
August 6, 2020
Cairo hosts 30th Islamic Affairs conference on ‘state building in Islam’
Extremist groups are based only on ruins of states, says Endowment Minister 
Daily News Egypt
September 15, 2019
Customary marriage: unprohibited in Islam, but MP drafting law to criminalise it
Experts debated over the draft law, showing its cons and pros
Sarah El-Sheikh
September 4, 2019
Beautiful voices wanted
Worshipers flee mosques repulsed by bad reciters voices, while others judge them for losing spirituals  
Sarah El-Sheikh
January 9, 2018
Adage: fighting misconceptions about Islam with cartoons and illustrations
By using cartoons, the non-profit group Adage is combating negative images of Islam and Muslims. Adage for Hadith Translation is a not-for-profit educational firm registered in the United Kingdom. The core of the groups work is voluntary, with dozens of them from around the world. The cartoons are used to spread the traditions and teachings …
Rana Khaled
June 12, 2017
We are not the enemy: a Pakistani migrant’s reflections on Islam and Islamophobia
The values of liberty, tolerance and rational inquiry are not the birthright of a single culture, reminds DW’s Farhad Mirza, exploring the people who were left invisible in the aftermath of the Manchester attacks.In the aftermath of the recent attack in Manchester, the debate on Islam’s compatibility with “western” values has flared once again. When …
May 29, 2017
Muslim cleric faces lawsuits after describing Christians and Jews as followers of “corrupt” beliefs
Salem Abdel Galil is to face trial on charges of contempt of religion and threatening national unity
Mohammed El-Said
May 13, 2017
Religious Endowments Ministry prepares sermon topics for the next five years
The ministry has identified 54 subjects to be addressed during the coming years’ Friday sermons
Daily News Egypt
January 7, 2017
Religious discourse must be developed: Al-Sisi
The president discussed ways to implement the development of religious discourse with the Ministry of Religious Endowment
Daily News Egypt
December 8, 2016
El-Beheiry to resume work after presidential pardon release
TV presenter and researcher Islam El-Behairy praised the pardon, saying that it is a victory for intellectuals
Sarah El-Sheikh
November 20, 2016
Alexandria’s Endowments Ministry kickstarts missionary caravans for societal peace
19 missionary caravans will be traversing Alexandria to warn against the dangers of shaking society’s peace
Leena ElDeeb
October 31, 2016
Fighting for the soul of Islam: a battle of the paymasters
Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, an Islamist with close ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin, recently convened some of Islam’s most prominent leaders to determine the theologically and politically explosive question of who is a Sunni Muslim. Professing to be a Sufi, a more mystical interpretation of Islam, Kadyrov lacks the religious credentials beyond his native …
James Dorsey
October 3, 2016
Court upholds 1-year jail term for man who burned Islamic teachings
Calling for an Islamic revolution in March, the man stood in front of Al-Azhar and burnt Sahih Al-Bukhary’s book
Daily News Egypt
September 21, 2016
Freedom of religion is no question: Al-Azhar Grand Imam
Attempts to force people into a religion is against the will of god, says Al-Tayeb
Dina Amr
August 21, 2016
Muslim cleric and associate shot dead in New York
The leader of a New York mosque and a second man have been shot dead while walking home from afternoon prayers. Police said the motive for the brazen daylight attack wasn’t immediately clear.
August 14, 2016
Unified Friday sermon is not oppression: endowments minister
Head of the preaching department reasserts that the concept is not political
Adham Youssef
July 26, 2016
Preachers divided on unified written Friday sermon
On Friday, Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa read out the sermon from a paper in front of state officials in Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque
Adham Youssef
July 16, 2016
Attack near Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, third Saudi bombing in one day
A man has blown himself up near the second holiest site in Islam. The attack in Medina follows similar blasts in Jeddah and Qatif.
July 4, 2016
Religious scholars recommend ways to combat climate change
Contemporary environmental malpractices are religiously prohibited, say the scholars
Menan Khater
June 28, 2016
Be proud of your religion
  The most difficult thing Muslims are facing in western communities is the way people look at them, as if they were defendants charged with a crime called Islam. I once wrote about a Russian professor who called me to quote  my opinion on two terror bombing incidents that occurred in a city in southern …
Moataz Bellah Abdel-Fattah
June 19, 2016
Halal tourism: a growing trend for Muslim travellers
Konya, Turkey hosted the second international halal tourism conference earlier this month
Noha Youssef
June 9, 2016
Are the so-called guardians of religion taking it too far?
Muslims faced by controversial fatwas while state tightens grip on mosques
Amira El-Fekki
June 7, 2016
Al-Sisi receives Prince Turki bin Abdullah
Saudi prince promises Egypt investments in Al-Azhar institution
Daily News Egypt
April 21, 2016
Fatima Naoot safe from prison: defence lawyer
Egyptian writer skipped court session for international conference in Canada; previously sentenced to 3 years for ‘religious contempt’
Amira El-Fekki
March 31, 2016
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar advocates peacefulness of Islam at Reichstag
Al-Tayeb was invited by the University of Münster to attend an academic conference; the grand imam requested to talk to members of the German parliament to discuss Islam
Daily News Egypt
March 16, 2016
Fatima Naoot sentenced to 3 years for ‘insulting Islam’
The writer was charged with contempt of religion
Amira El-Fekki
January 26, 2016
Dar Al-Ifta denounces Trump’s anti-Muslim statements  
Trump’s campaign called for “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the US”
Nourhan Fahmy
December 8, 2015
In French elections, clashing visions of Muslim identity
The fledgling Union of French Muslim Democrats faces an uphill struggle in upcoming regional elections. The party emphasises that it wants to get young Muslims involved in the political process
December 5, 2015

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