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The sermon delivered by Shaikh `Abd al-Hakam Salāma of Cairo's Al-Hussain mosque last Friday has caused outrage among Islam scholars and imams. In his attempt to ban calls for demonstrations that jeopardize the state's stability, the imam of the mosque cited verses of the Qur'ān and the Hadīth that...
Dr. Muhammad Mokhtār Jomʿa, the Minister of Religious Endowments , Al-awqāf, will be leading the Friday prayers in Salam Mosque in Sharm Al-Shaykh. The Friday sermon that will have a unified script and will be distributed all over the Egypt will focus on issues such as “the role of businessmen in...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
Mr. Rajab 'Abd al-Munsif, Chairman of the Central Administration of the Curriculum and the Prophetic Sunnah. Mr.Hamdī Mahmūd Al-Dāwī, General Director of Manuscripts and the Heritage Book.  
Followers of salafī leader Hāfiz Salāmah prevented the imām of al-Nūr mosque in al-'Abāsīyah from ascending the mosque pulpit to give the Friday sermon. Salāmah ascended the pulpit to prevent Turk from giving the sermon, asserting that the pulpit of al-Nūr mosque will not be ascended by anyone...
Al-Nūr Mosque in the al-'Abasīyah district in Cairo has witnessed unrest in recent weeks. The land on which the mosque was built was originally given to al-Hidāyah al-Islāmīyah Society, headed by Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah. Its followers prevented the mosque preacher, Shaykh Ahmad Turk, from ascending...
Muslims will face an LE10 fine if their cell phones ring during prayers at a Giza mosque, which is popular with al-'Ayāt town residents, the local media reported on March 30. The fines will be used for upgrading the government-run mosque, which has become the first mobile-free place of worship in...
Clerics and employees of State-Islamic religious institutions are demanding an end to what they say is rampant corruption by senior officials who manage religious endowments. Islamic scholars and employees of the Ministry of Awqaf [Endowments], who have protested every day in Cairo, demand an end...
Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq held a press conference yesterday to announce the Supreme Council for Islamic Affair’s summit on the situation in Jerusalem that is to be held next February. During the conference, Zaqzūq renewed his call for Muslims to visit Jerusalem with an Israeli visa,...
In a speech yesterday, Endowments Minster Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq criticized the Salafīs for their obsession with appearances, saying they embarrass Islam with their short jilbabs (a long, loose-fitting garment for women), hats, and flip-flops. Zaqzūq also said that all Egyptian Muslims are Salafīs...

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