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Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyiʿ, head of the religious sector, stated that the Awqāf Ministry (Religious Endowments) sets some conditions for preachers who use the pulpits [minbar]. These conditions include being an Azharian (al-Azhar graduate) or holding a license from the Ministry of al-Awqāf.
The 31st International Conference for the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs entitled “Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue” kicked off today with ministers, scholars, and muftis from 40 different countries expected to participate. 
The Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥamad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, and journalist Karam Jabr, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation, announced the launching of the first activities of the ‘Awareness-Raising’ strategy for 2021, which is organized by al-Awqāf Ministry and the SCRM.
None of those calling for renewal and modernization would have ever dreamed of a day when Friday prayer would be suspended as has happened in a number of Arab and Islamic countries.  It had been announced from Kuwait to Syria that all group prayer would be suspended and that mosques would only do...
The Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf] confirmed that a video of Muṣṭafā al-ʿAdawī giving a Friday sermon [khutba] at one of the mosques today was fake.
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf], decided to give out bonuses of 15,000 Egyptian pounds to every bureau for their extraordinary efforts:  (1)    For big bureaus with a larger number of imāms, mosques, and workers at the Ministry of Endowments, 1,500 Egyptian pounds...
The Endowments Ministry announced that it will open 130 mosques nationwide on Friday, of which 53 are in al-Sharqiyyah. 34 will be opened by the ministry itself while 96 will be opened under the supervision of the ministry, according to comments from Endowments Minister Muḥammad Mukhtār Juma’a.
Jābir Ṭāyiʿ, head of the Religious Sector at the Religious Endowments Ministry, revealed the details of Endowments Minister Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa’s decision to make ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī a legal researcher instead of an imām, his former position.
Sources revealed that the Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf] handed over the file of Shaykh Aḥmad Hammām, preacher at the Endowment Directorate in Alexandria, to administrative prosecution to investigate him for violations. He is reported to have supported the killing of those who insult the Prophet...
Minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf] and head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa said that the Ministry of Endowments has decided that "interfaith and cultural dialogue" will be the topic of the upcoming conference for the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.  The...

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