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To prepare for return of Friday prayers, Egypt initiates widespread mosque sterilizations
Egypt

To prepare for return of Friday prayers, Egypt initiates widespread mosque sterilizations

Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, ordered every directorate of the ministry nationwide to carry out a widescale campaign…
Egypt’s Endowments Ministry to begin broadcasting Friday prayers
Egypt

Egypt’s Endowments Ministry to begin broadcasting Friday prayers

Egypt’s Endowments ministry announced on Thursday that it will begin regularly broadcasting Friday prayers on television and radio starting June…
Egypt’s Endowments Ministry denies rumors of mosque reopenings
Egypt

Egypt’s Endowments Ministry denies rumors of mosque reopenings

The Ministry of Endowments on Thursday denied rumors that it has set a date for the reopening of mosques and…
Egypt closes all mosques nationwide over coronavirus
Egypt

Egypt closes all mosques nationwide over coronavirus

Egypt’s Religious Endowments Ministry on Saturday issued an order to halt Friday prayers and congregational prayers, closing all mosques and…
Azhar scholars allow suspending Friday and congregation prayers
Egypt

Azhar scholars allow suspending Friday and congregation prayers

Al-Azhar’s Senior Scholars Authority, headed by Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, on Sunday allowed the suspension of Friday prayers and…
Endowments Ministry dismisses 9 preachers over links to terrorist group
Egypt

Endowments Ministry dismisses 9 preachers over links to terrorist group

  The Ministry of Endowments ended the service of nine preachers from Sohag and Qalyubiya, a decision which prevents them…
Muslim prayers end peacefully at Jerusalem mosque
Middle East

Muslim prayers end peacefully at Jerusalem mosque

Prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque ended peacefully on Friday amid two weeks of unrest over security devices at the major…
Morsy performs Friday prayer in cell
Egypt

Morsy performs Friday prayer in cell

Mohamed Morsy performed Friday prayers in his cell at Borg al-Arab Prison, according to security sources, after he was forbidden…
Pro-Morsy students protest against Friday sermon restrictions
Egypt

Pro-Morsy students protest against Friday sermon restrictions

A dozen members of the Students Against the Coup movement staged protests in Beni Suef on Monday against a decision…
Pro-army Friday sermon stirs anger
Egypt

Pro-army Friday sermon stirs anger

Clashes broke out between supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsy and other citizens at al-Fath Mosque in Shubra, Cairo after…
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