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Former Minister of Endowments and member of al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars, Maḥmūd Ḥamdī Zaqūq, died Wednesday evening at the age of 87. 
The Egyptian businessman Najīb Sāwīris caused controversy on social media after he had made statements regarding the Coronavirus. In a TV interview the CEO of the Orascom Telecom Media said that the economy needs to return to its natural state as quickly as possible and he demanded that workers...
“Imagine you enter a war and you capture some of the enemy’s soldiers. Those captured have now become your prisoners and one of them has a heart attack. Will you let the person die or take him to hospital? Law, religion, and humanity oblige you to take the suffering person to a hospital and safe...
The department of legal affairs in the Ministry of Endowments dealt with 12 cases in which imams, preachers, and inspectors ignored the ministry's instructions, despite the ban on practicing Friday prayers and community prayers, and closing mosques. These steps were taken in an attempt to stop the...
The official magazine of the Coptic Orthodox Church, al-Kirāzah, announced that it will publish its newest issue online on the magazine’s website as well as through the Church’s social media accounts. This step comes in light of the difficult circumstances Egypt find itself in right now, and the...
The Egyptian Ministry of Endowments decided on Saturday to stop of all Friday prayers and congregational prayers, for two weeks, in an attempt to prevent the spread of the Corona virus. The World Health Organization and other international health institutes have warned that the virus can easily...
al-Sayyida Zaynab Mosque becomes the first mosque to be closed in Egypt as part of the pre-emptive measures to limit the spread of the Corona virus. The Minister of Endowments, Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, decided to close the mosque until schools and universities open again. 
The Egyptian State Information Service released a statement regarding a report published by the British newspaper “The Guardian”  last Sunday. According to the SIS, the report included fake numbers surrounding the cases of Corona in Egypt. 
Egypt's Cabinet announced that rescue forces from the Ministry of Social Solidarity have arrived in ʿIzbat al-Zarāyib, after the residents of this area had called for help following heavy rainfall. Blankets and food were provided to those affected with the help of local community associations.
A video circulated on social media showed a Chinese tourist facing racism on the streets of Cairo. A taxi driver had suspected that the tourist was infected with the Coronavirus and subsequently told the tourist to leave the car. Following this, other drivers who were passing by bullied the tourist...

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