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Seeking to convert mosques throughout the holy month of Ramadan into a tolerant oasis for moderate preaching, the Minister of endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, decided to form a tripartite committee headed by Shaykh Jābir Tāyiʿ, head of the religious sector, and the membership of Dr....
A charity foundation’s announcement about a round of debates during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadān in which salafī figures would give lectures critiquing Christianity sparked wide-scale angry comments on the social networking web sites that some considered it a call for “civil strife in...
President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī led the prayers of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr) yesterday at the mosque of Leadership of the Egyptian Air Force. Minister of Religious Endowments Muhammad Mukhtār Jum‘a said in his sermon that there were two great meanings for Ramadan, the first divine, as people...
The singer ‘Alī al-Hablāwī arranged a ‘Ramadan Evening’ of hymns and religious supplications in an Egyptian Evangelical Church in Ma‘ādī, attended by a Muslim and Christian audience. 
Moroccan authorities have banned the religious ritual of i’itikāf from taking place in mosques in the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan, not surrendering to pressure placed on them by members of al-‘Adl w al- Ihsān (Justice and Spirituality Group) the strongest Islamist opposition group in...
The Ramadan experience in Egypt is not exclusive to Muslims, rather it is a joyous and celebratory holy month shared by Muslims and Christians alike, related to a series of universally practiced traditions. Since the 1919 Revolution, Sa’ad Zaghlūl was adamant on reinforcing the importance of...
In a meeting last night with the Minister of Endowments Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah, the religious sector of the Ministry decided that preaching licenses would not be issued directly through local departments. 
Sheikh Sharīf al-Hawārī, member of the al- Da'wah al- Salafīah  shūra “advisory” council, announced his support for the police reports filed against outspoken non-observers of Ramadan.
The Papal Council for Religious Dialogue at the Vatican congratulated Muslims for the upcoming ‘Īd al-Fitr, marking the end of the month of Ramadān of fasting, prayer, and charity work.
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, mufti of the Republic has denounced the terrorist attack that has targeted the Sinai security department in ‘Arīsh and led to the death of eight and injured more than 22 others. 

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