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Egypt starts comprehensive sterilization of government facilities
Egypt

Egypt starts comprehensive sterilization of government facilities

Egypt has undertaken a new phase to combat the coronavirus through a campaign to disinfect and sterilize government buildings, following an…
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…
Egypt shuts down religious shrines to combat virus outbreak
Egypt

Egypt shuts down religious shrines to combat virus outbreak

The Ministry of Endowments on Sunday shut down religious shrines across the country, in the wake of a presidential decision…
US growth of Islam creates need for religious scholars
Middle East

US growth of Islam creates need for religious scholars

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Imam Mohammad Qazwini’s deep understanding of Islam and his formal training at a seminary in…
One hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested
World

One hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

A gunman armed with multiple weapons opened fire in a mosque near Oslo on Saturday, injuring one person before being…
Parliament committee harshly criticizes historic Cairo mosque negligence
Egypt

Parliament committee harshly criticizes historic Cairo mosque negligence

The Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee of the House of Representatives criticized what it describes as the serious neglect of…
Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang
World

Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot…
NZ pledges gun control as mosque ‘gunman’ sacks lawyer
World

NZ pledges gun control as mosque ‘gunman’ sacks lawyer

New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it…
A squeezed hand offers glimmer of hope after New Zealand massacre
World

A squeezed hand offers glimmer of hope after New Zealand massacre

Lying outside a Christchurch mosque, bleeding from a gunshot wound that tore through his chest, Abbas Tahir Endrise was unable…
Mosque attack suspect in court as New Zealand readies to bury dead
World

Mosque attack suspect in court as New Zealand readies to bury dead

The right-wing extremist charged over the horrifying attacks on New Zealand mosques flashed a white power gesture as he appeared…
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