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Despite announcements from the government that it would organize outdoor spaces for ‘Īd (Eid) prayers, and would not permit others organized by the people, the Salafi Call organized prayers in 40 squares in Alexandria as well as 7 in Marsá Matrūh.
Mustafá ‘Izat Hamdīn, the imam of ‘Amr Ibn al-‘As Mosque, was referred for questioning by the representative of the Ministry of Endowments in Cairo, Jabir Tayi’. The imam is being investigated for having left work and allowed someone else to take his place, without prior agreement from the Ministry...
A leading figure in the Salafī organization has released information regarding the organization’s participation in the upcoming ‘Īd al-Fitr prayers. The source clarified that no Salafī sheikhs have received permits from the Ministry of Endowments to lead ‘Īd prayers, but will do so anyway,...
The media office of the Coptic Orthodox Church stated that Pope Tawadros had offered his best wishes to Grand Imām Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib, shaykhs of the Azhar, and all Muslims on the occasion of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr). 
The annual sūfī Iftār was held at the headquarters of the ‘Azmiyyah tarīqah in the neighborhood of Sayyidah Zaynab yesterday. As well as the presence of several Sūfī sheikhs, there was also a diplomatic Iranian delegation present, under the supervision of Tawfīq al-Samdī, political advisor to the...
Several Islamist groups have come out against the terrorist actions of ISIS in Iraq and their displacement of Christians in the Mosul region of Iraq, specifically declaring these actions in clear opposition to Islamic jurisprudence. 
Despite the Ministry of Endowments’ perseverance in regaining control over the country’s religious podiums, reinstating its independent laws regarding the right to preach in mosques, and its long fight with the Salafī organization regarding this matter, the Ministry has agreed to grant ten Salafī...
Sheikh Ahmad Turk, head of research and advocacy at the Ministry of Endowments has released information regarding meetings conducted between members of the Salafī organization and the Minister of Endowments, Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah.
Leading figure in the Jamā’ah Islamiyyah and member on its Shūra “Advisory” Council, ‘Abūd al-Zumur continues his attack on the Muslim Brotherhood in an article titled, ‘Guidelines on Evaluating the Experiment’ published on an online news source yesterday.
Dr. Mahmūd ‘Ashūr, former Azhar representative, declared that the Turkish Interior Minister’s description of Prophet Muhamad (PBUH) as “arrogant” expresses the extent of this Turkish official’s ignorance about the Prophet, Islam, and Islamic heritage.
A Salafī leader announced that the sheikhs of his organization would not be observing any of the Ministry of Endowments’ rules regarding i’tikāf . The source affirmed that none of the Salafi sheikhs or youth have registered for i’tikāf , as per the new laws, and that they will all embark on this...
The Ministry of Endowments announced that only 3,300 mosques nationwide would be participating in the religious tradition of i’tikāf this year. Sheikh Muhamad ‘Abd al-Rāziq, head of the religious sector of the Ministry of Endowments, issued a strong warning to whoever tries to violate the rules and...
A fight started in the early hours of Wednesday, between Muslims and Copts in the village of al-‘Alīqāt in Kom Ombo, Aswan Governorate. The head of the police station of  Kom Ombo received a complaint that a fight started between  Muslims and a Copt in the  village, which led to the injury of 6...
The regional governorate departments of the Ministry of Endowments have begun receiving requests from Shaykhs of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah for preaching licenses.
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Shaykh, Ahmad al-Tayyib, made a decision to appoint Dr. Muhyiddin Afifī as Secretary General of the Islamic Research Academy.
Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, Shaykh of the Azhar, stated that the aggression of the “Zionist entity” against the Gaza Strip is a genocide against the unarmed Palestinian people. 
Dr Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh is traveling on Sunday to the Emirates to receive the Dubai International Award for the Holy Qur’ān. 
Deputy of the Minister of Endowments, Shaykh Sabrī Ibādah, stated that the Ministry of Endowments has not received any complaints after Friday prayers yesterday, stating that there have not been any violations by the mosques’ imams, pertaining to the new preaching law that prohibits non-authorized...
Shaykh Gamal Taqādum, official spokesman of the Reconciliation Committee to complete the reconciliation between al- Dabūdiyah and the Banī Hilāl Tribes, that a collective iftār will be organized to bring the members of both tribes on the same dining table to ascertain that the reconciliation has...
The Egyptian Coalition for Minorities has organized on Wednesday a collective iftār in the Jewish Synagogue , which was attended by representatives of religious minorities.

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