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Al-Azhar condemns Kabul’s mosque attack
Landmark Sultan Hassan complex undergoing renovations
Imam Al-Shafi’i Mosque reopens following EGP 13m restoration
The Imam al-Shafi’i Mosque was built during the reign of Khedive Muhammad Ali Tawfiq in 1399 AH/1892 CE.
Nehal Samir
November 22, 2020
Turning Hagia Sophia back to mosque evokes ‘grief, dismay’: World Council of Churches
Hagia Sophia became museum in 1934, and is now classified as UNESCO World Heritage site
Daily News Egypt
July 12, 2020
Tarawih prayer from Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque to be broadcast on radio
Ministry of Religious Endowments decision comes as last ten days of Ramadan approach
Daily News Egypt
May 2, 2020
Ministry of Religious Endowments to produce disinfectant booths for mosques 
Ministry permits Quran reading broadcasts before Maghrib and Fajr prayers
Daily News Egypt
April 26, 2020
Sultan Al Muayyad Mosque tells father and son tragedy
The Mosque of Sultan Al-Muayyad stands on the site of one of Egypt’s mightiest prisons in Egypt, which originally stood next to Bab Zuwayla. The prison had been established during the Fatimid era as a means to get rid of the state’s political enemies.
Bassant Mohammed
April 15, 2020
Al-Azhar condemns Kabul’s mosque attack
Explosion hit during time when dozens of men had gathered for prayers
Daily News Egypt
May 25, 2019
New Zealand Christchurch mosque attacker charged with ‘terrorism’
Man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch formally charged with terrorism
Daily News Egypt
May 21, 2019
Eleven Egyptians among those wounded in Mosques’ attack in New Zealand
Suspect charged with murder due to appear in court again on 5 April
Daily News Egypt
March 17, 2019
New Zealand mosque attacks: terrorism or act of violence?
‘It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,’ says New Zealand Prime Minister
Fatma Lotfi
March 17, 2019
Al-Sisi inaugurates largest mosque, cathedral in Egypt on Coptic Christmas Eve
Most of Egypt’s churches were built under role of Muslim states, says Grand Imam
Mohammed El-Said
January 7, 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
Prosecutor General orders investigations of alleged killing of Egyptian-American teenager
US police had earlier charged a 22-year-old man with murder in connection to the case
Shaimaa Raafat
July 5, 2017
Mosque microphone ban stirs controversy in Egypt’s parliament
MP Omar Hamroush believes that such decisions “have no value”
Mohammed El-Said
May 20, 2017
Museum? Or Mosque?
The increasingly Islamist and authoritarian policies of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan do not stop at the doors of the Hagia Sophia. It seems the government is pursuing a new strategy for the world-famous museum.At midday on the historical peninsula of Istanbul, the few Western tourists who still venture here might feel somewhat bewildered. The …
January 6, 2017
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
With mosques under surveillance, IS turns to soccer for recruitment
Abu Otaiba, the nom du guerre of a self-taught imam and Islamic State (IS) recruiter in Jordan, uses soccer to attract recruits. “We take them to farms, or private homes. There we discuss and organise soccer games to bring them closer to us,” Abu Otaiba told The Wall Street Journal in a recent interview. Abu Otaiba …
James Dorsey
August 21, 2016
Religious scholars recommend ways to combat climate change
Contemporary environmental malpractices are religiously prohibited, say the scholars
Menan Khater
June 28, 2016
Dar El-Eftaa condemns Chinese authorities for banning the “Azan”
Chinese authorities’ action is a strong insult: Dar El-Eftaa press release
Nourhan Elsebahy
January 4, 2016
Knesset imposes tougher punishment on Palestinian ‘stone-throwers’
Israeli forces raided a radio station and confiscated equipment Tuesday, amid continued tension in the Occupied Territories
Nourhan Fahmy
November 3, 2015
BDS Egypt to hold conference in solidarity with Palestinian resistance
Our aim is to push Egypt to take stronger stance against Israel and to redefine national security strategy, says BDS spokesperson
Nourhan Fahmy
October 17, 2015
‘Clock’ incident reflects US suspicion of Islam
In Texas, a 14-year-old Muslim student was briefly arrested at his school after he plugged in a ticking box he later described as a clock. Muslim rights activists say this is part of a series of discriminatory events. An audience member at a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire had a serious question for the …
September 19, 2015
Preacher referred to court over sexually assaulting child
The Imam from Gharbeya allegedly forced a nine-year-old girl into sexual activities, says prosecution
Daily News Egypt
August 24, 2015
2 Giza preachers banned for not acquiring permission for religious speech
Religious Endowments Ministry uses its right of civil arrest for the first time on Friday
Menan Khater
May 2, 2015
Egypt condemns burning of Jerusalem mosque, church
The attacks are believed to have been implemented by a group of Israeli settlers 
Daily News Egypt
February 28, 2015
In Pictures: Egyptians ask for intercession on Mulid Al-Hussein
  A giant whirl of people from across Egypt and the world circling the Al-Hussein mosque, square and neighbourhood, is the distinguished mark of one of Cairo’s most special nights. On the last Tuesday of the Islamic month of Rabi’ Al-Thani, Sufis and Shi’as celebrate in Egypt the memory of the burial of the Prophet …
Mahmoud Mostafa
February 18, 2015
Egyptian citizen allegedly assaulted by Saudi police
Egyptian expatriates stage protests in aftermath of alleged assault
Daily News Egypt
January 19, 2015
Demands from houses of worship
Special Year End 2014 Feature:  Daily News Egypt visited mosques and churches to learn of the demands of Coptic Christians, Salafis, and other sects that fall outside the state-endorsed Azharite vision of Islam. The demands range from basic ones such as health and education that were once provided by religious institutions that have been shut …
Adham Youssef
January 3, 2015
Egypt condemns deadly mosque bombing in Nigeria
At least 120 dead and 270 injured in double suicide bomb attack on Kano’s Grand Mosque
Daily News Egypt
November 29, 2014
Egypt expresses concern over continued Al-Aqsa Mosque violence
Over past 3 weeks clashes have flared in Jerusalem between Israeli police and Palestinians
Daily News Egypt
November 9, 2014
Arab League condemns ‘Israeli attacks’ on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque
Incursions by security forces could undermine stability in the region, according to Arab League
Daily News Egypt
November 3, 2014

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