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Pope Tawadros’ mother has passed away on March 28. A mass was led by Pope Tawadros in the Monastery of St. Dimyanah in Dakahlia and was attended by government and popular leaders, representatives of churches and masses of condolers. Thousands  have lined up to give condolences in St. Mark’s...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the success of the International Conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs has assured that Egypt is the country of security and peace. He added that it has showed that Egypt has regained its power and leadership, and that...
Counselor Sa’īd Abd al- Rahmān, the Attorney General of the Appeals Prosecution, has ordered the quick arrest of Salafi Shaykh Muhammad Abd al- Maqsūd, and accusing him of inciting violence. A complaint has been filed by Tāriq Mahmūd, advisor of the Popular Front for Resisting Muslim Brotherhood-...
The first department of the Administrative Court headed by Counsellor Muhammad Qishtah, vice president of the Council of State, has decided to postpone its session on a lawsuit made by Copt requesting a license for second marriage to 27th May. (Sāmiah Farūq, al- Wafd, March 19, p. 3). Read original...
Saudi Arabian authorities yesterday added the Muslim Brotherhood to its official list of terrorist organizations, also registering ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), Hizb Allah al-Su’ūdī (the Saudi branch of Hezbollah), and Jamā’at al-Nusrah (The Nusra Front in Syria). The Ministry of the...
Grand Muftī Doctor Shawqī ‘Allām will participate today in the ‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’ that is being held in Abu Dhabi, a conference involving Muslim thinkers and intellectuals from around the world. Doctor ‘Allām emphasized the necessity of spreading a culture of peace in...
A hospital belonging to the Red Cross in Linz, Austria, refused to accept a blood donation of a Saudi man and a number of other Muslims. The Austrian Islamic IRG foundation, which organized the blood donation campaign, filed a complaint against the responsible doctor, accusing the Red Cross of...
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...
After a few minutes of the terrorist attacks that took place in the vicinity of the Foreign Ministry, a woman was suspected of carrying out the terrorist attack.
Al- Azhar has honored Counselor Adly Mansūr, former interim president, for his dedication and devotion in the service of the homeland
The Azhar, Dār al-Iftā’ and the Ministry of Endowments demanded punishment for those responsible for the death of several members of the security forces in the town of al-Farāfara in the governorate ‘NewValley’.
After his reappointment as Minister of Religious Endowments, Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah stated that he is planning to regulate the Egyptian religious discourse more tightly in order to purge it from extremist elements. Furthermore, he wants to improve the investments of the endowment funds in...
Bayt al- Zakāt has been approved by the president. Experts think that it is a dream realized after a long period of delay. 
Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, refuted all allegations posed against his ministry regarding its cooperation with the state of Israel. Dr. Jum’ah referred to these allegations as lies intended to damage the ministry’s image. 
26 Christians suffered from an acute case of food poisoning on their way home from a school trip to visit the churches of Alexandria, Beheira, and Cairo. The trip, organized by Fr. Bakhūm Gaballāh, priest of the St. Bakhūm church in the village of al-Suām’ah in Suhag, was intended for the students...
Dār al- Iftā assured that giving incorrect or data to official institutions in order to attend Hadj (pilgrimage) is prohibited religiously whether that takes place in his country or a country that person would travel to
The three Coptic Churches have welcomed the resignation of the government of Dr. Hāzim al- Biblāwī and stated that the timing was right. They requested the formation of a technocratic government in order to fulfill the demands of the revolution. They requested that the new government strengthens...
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...
Dār al- Iftā’ has assured that Islam does not ban tourism and does not consider it harām (religiously prohibited). It also assured the importance of developing the tourism industry as an economic resource to combat unemployment (Sanā’ Hashīsh, al-Wafd, Feb. 22, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic...

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