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In an effort to spread a moderate Islam by protecting and distancing minors from extremist groups and ideas, the Alexandria branch of Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments launched the initiative from inside the Madrasa of the Raḥmān Mosque at Sīdī Bishr, eastern of the north-east coastal city, with the...
Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyīʿ, head of the religious sector at the Ministry for ‘Awqāf (Endowments), said that the Ministry has not granted permits to radical preachers, adding that the Ministry is ready to re-open mosques or zaywas to cover the increase in the number of worshippers, and that any deviation...
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, the Minister of Endowments, has affirmed  the ministry’s interest in raising the level of education for imams and their scientific, intellectual and distinctive cultural preparation. 
Egypt’s Ministry of Awqāf [Endowments] announced in a statement on Friday that it will not allow NGOs to establish Islamic cultural institutes to prepare preachers due to the ‘chaos’ these centers cause in teaching religious discourse, and that some of these centers are linked to [Islamist] Jamā’āt...
Dr. Bakr Zakī ʿAwaḍ, former Dean of the Cairo Faculty of Fundamentals of Islam and member of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, confirmed that there is nothing in the Qurʾān that states that congratulating Christians or building churches is ḥarām. “Whoever can find a clear text forbidding this...
Media presenter Majdī Ṭanṭāwī attacked the Minister of Religious Endowments, Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, for his decision to ban loudspeakers in tarāwīḥ prayers so as to respect Christians’ feelings. 
The race between the Salafi Da’wā and Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments has been revived after security sources reported that the Salafi currents control 12% of the mosques in Egypt – which makes more than 10,000 mosques out of a total of 110,000 supervised by the Ministry. 
Egypt's Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muhammad Mūkhtār Jūm`a said that the 26th Conference of the Islamic Affairs is to submit Egypt's anti-violence declaration to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs currently convening in the United Nations General Assembly.
Egyptian author and member of Islamic Shūra Council in Austria, Bahjat al-`Obaidī, condemned the statements made by the Ministry of Endowment’s Undersecretary Dr. Sālem `Abd al-Majīd, in which he described Christians as unbeliever and their faith as “corrupt”.  
Dr. Mokhtār Jūm`ah, Egyptian Minister of Endowments, and chairman of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs announced the signing of the document to reject extremism and racial discrimination, and to send a message of peace from Egypt to the whole world to reject radicalism. The document was...

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