Islam

Azhar Sheikh: Meeting with Pope Francis falls within efforts entrench peace values
Middle East

Azhar Sheikh: Meeting with Pope Francis falls within efforts entrench peace values

Grand Imam of Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Tayyeb, the head of the Muslim Council of Elders, voiced appreciation to Pope Francis,…
Dar Al Ifta 7th Intl. conf. kicks off with participation of scholars from 90 countries
Egypt

Dar Al Ifta 7th Intl. conf. kicks off with participation of scholars from 90 countries

Proceedings of Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta seventh Intl. conference titled “Fatwa and Sustainable Development Goals”, kicked off on Monday under the…
Sisi, Muslim leaders exchange greetings on Mawlid Nabawi
Egypt

Sisi, Muslim leaders exchange greetings on Mawlid Nabawi

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has exchanged greeting cables with Arab and Muslim heads of state on the occasion of the…
The Hajj is back and Saudi Arabia is hoping to cash in
Middle East

The Hajj is back and Saudi Arabia is hoping to cash in

Abu Dhabi, UAE (CNN) – Oil has added trillions of dollars to Saudi Arabia’s coffers over the decades, but it’s…
Al Azhar grand imam calls for guaranteeing respect for Muslims’ sanctities
Middle East

Al Azhar grand imam calls for guaranteeing respect for Muslims’ sanctities

CAIRO, June 18 (MENA) – Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayyeb called for considering the adequacy and efficacy of legislation…
Dar Al Iftaa publishes list of inadvisable actions while fasting
Life & Style

Dar Al Iftaa publishes list of inadvisable actions while fasting

The Egyptian Dar Al Iftaa published a list of inadvisable actions to take while fasting in Islam, but explained that…
Women are the basis of establishing civilized societies: Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh
Society

Women are the basis of establishing civilized societies: Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh

The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, the top religious institution in Sunni Islam, Ahmed al-Tayyeb said on Tuesday during  International Women’s…
Egyptian church steps into row over controversial priest’s remarks
Egypt

Egyptian church steps into row over controversial priest’s remarks

The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church stepped into row over remarks by controversial priest Zakaria Botros. The church on Saturday issued…
MP to introduce bill banning niqab in Egypt
Egypt

MP to introduce bill banning niqab in Egypt

MP and journalist writer, Farida al-Shoubashy announced that she plans to submit a draft law for discussion in the parliament,…
Abu Dhabi to allow non-Muslim civil marriage under family law shakeup
Middle East

Abu Dhabi to allow non-Muslim civil marriage under family law shakeup

DUBAI, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Non-Muslims will be allowed to marry, divorce and get joint child custody under civil law…
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