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Under the auspices of the Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, the pilot broadcast of the unified "call to prayers" of 100 mosques in Cairo is to be launched on Monday after completing the technical and administrative procedures.
We must stop and address the phenomena of the Adhān calling Muslims to gather for prayers from a large number of churches in the United States in the past few days to protest against the positions of the new President Donald Trump against Muslims. Before that, Churches in Israel did the same,...
Sherīn Khān and Sālihah Mariam Fat'h, the mosque’s two imams, shared the ceremony. Khān called for prayer, the adhān, and made an opening speech, and Fat'h delivered the khūtbah, or sermon, on the theme of “women and Islam in a modern world”.
Background: Ṣaīdā, Samīra and Hind are Dutch students, studying Arabic at Leiden University in the Netherlands. All three are originally from Morocco and are now on exchange in Egypt. They share their experiences of living in Egypt and compare it to their Arab heritage. Furthermore, Majdī Ḥussaīn,...
Egypt's Ministry for [religious] Endowments emphasized that it is not permissible to use mosques for other purposes than worshiping and acquiring religious knowledge by accredited imams, scholars, or preachers who have prior approval issued by the Ministry.
Hanad Sabrī: The future of Arab peoples in the hands of women   The Tunisian artist Hanad Sabrī is traveling to Tunisia at the beginning of the week to support a Tunisian tourism campaign. Speaking in an interview with journalists from the publication, Al-Bawūāba, she said that without women,...
Discontent among residents of Shaykh Zāyid district in 6 October City after spreading Shī'ah book to spread shi'ism off a number of mosques. Residents were surprised to find some people spreading brochures that spread shī'ah ideologies and praying the azān (call to prayer) in the shī'ah way. There...
Interreligious tensions in Egypt are, unfortunately, very often related to church construction.
The authors discuss the issue of unifying the Adhān, whether it is a legitimate step or it contradicts Islamic Sharī‘ah. They quote the opinions of Muslim scholars on the issue.
Ahmad Tal‘at reports on the statements of Dr. Maḥmūd Ḥamdī Zaqzūq, minister of religious endowments, about the project of unifying the call to prayers in Cairo’s mosques, asserting that the project will start next month.

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