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Former Minister of Endowments and member of al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars, Maḥmūd Ḥamdī Zaqūq, died Wednesday evening at the age of 87. 
The department of legal affairs in the Ministry of Endowments dealt with 12 cases in which imams, preachers, and inspectors ignored the ministry's instructions, despite the ban on practicing Friday prayers and community prayers, and closing mosques. These steps were taken in an attempt to stop the...
The Egyptian Ministry of Endowments decided on Saturday to stop of all Friday prayers and congregational prayers, for two weeks, in an attempt to prevent the spread of the Corona virus. The World Health Organization and other international health institutes have warned that the virus can easily...
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, Minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf] emphasized that whoever is talking about how it is forbidden [ḥarām] to close mosques in these current circumstances are either ignorant or enemies of the nation and humanity.
During a meeting of the Religious Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives, headed by Dr. Usāma al-ʿAbd, on Monday, to discuss the draft law submitted by the government on the reorganization of the Egyptian Endowments Authority, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Minister of Endowments,...
During his word in the meeting of the Parliament’s Religious and Endowments Affairs Committee, the Minister of Awqāf Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah said that both al-Azhar and the Coptic Orthodox Church have received their endowments from the Ministry of Awqāf.
Egyptian Minister of Endowments Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa said in a statement issued last Wednesday that the entity called "International Union of Muslim Scholars" has no credibility and it issues statements supporting terrorist ideology.
A delegation of the parliamentarian Committee of Religious Affairs and Endowments [al-Awqāf] headed by Dr. Usāma al-ʿAbd, visited the archdiocese of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Qinā on Sunday to determine the magnitude of the governorate’s housing price crisis. On behalf of the archbishop of Qinā...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah assured that the kufār in the times of Jāhilīyyah (pre- Islamic times) used to respect the harām months and prohibit killing during those months.
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments stated that the Ministry is part of the national fabric and that it cannot exclude any social segment or individual if there is no court ruling to exclude or criminalize them.

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