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Copts celebrated on March 19 the Feast of the Cross, which is the first of the Coptic feasts during the big fast in preparation for Easter.  Pope Tawadros II will lead the mass in the St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abāssiyah. Churches in Egypt, and the cathedral will undergo intense...
The Azhar and Dār al-Iftā’ will not stipulate a specific form of takbīr (the exclamation ‘Allahu Akbar’), according to puresunnah during ‘Īd al-Fitr, and in a fatwá stated that the form of takbīr used by Egyptians for a long time, as opposed to that used by the Companions of the Prophet, was...
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.
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...
 Today the Copts start the “big fast” that lasts for 55 days and will end on Easter on the 20th of April (Girgis Fikrī, al- Shurūq, Feb. 24, p. 1). Read original text in Arabic.   
Salafī coalitions have warned Shī’ah Muslims against holding any celebrations on the occasion of the birth of al- Hussayn. A number of Salafī coalitions have announced that they are organizing stands in front of al- Hussayn mosque in Cairo starting today in order to stop the Shī’ah from holding any...
Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh requested each Egyptian house to be moderate in spending and avoiding excessive spending, stating  that Ramadan is a month of prayer and asceticism and not one of pleasure, or having fun. 
 The Office of the Chief Justice in Palestine has forbidden divorce in the month of Ramadan, unless circumstances deem it absolutely necessary. 

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