Daily Archives: March 29, 2020

Al Azhar launches awareness campaign on COVID-19

Al Azhar launched on Saturday 28/3/2020 an awareness campaign to educate people on the novel coronavirus.

In a press statement, the top Islamic Sunni seat said the campaign includes videos on ways of protection against the novel virus, taking religious …

Egypt’s health ministry to hold first coronavirus webinar

Egypt’s health ministry has announced that it is holding a webinar on Sunday 29/3/2020 on the protection against and the treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a post on its official Facebook page, the ministry said on Saturday that it is …

Saving lives one of sharia’s higher objectives – Awqaf minister

All sharia scholars unanimously agreed that saving the life a human being is one of the higher objectives of Islamic law, Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said.

They also agreed that necessities of crises or adversities override religious rules, the …

Awqaf Ministry extends mosque prayers suspension

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa decided on Sunday 29/3/2020 to extend the suspension of Friday prayer and all other congregational prayers at mosques across the country until reasons behind the suspension no more exist.

In statements, the minister said the …

PM follows up measures to facilitate pension payments in April

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli met on Saturday 28/3/2020 Social Solidarity Minister Nevin el Qabbaj to follow up measures taken to facilitate pension payments in April as part of the country’s efforts to combat the novel coronavirus.

During the meeting, Qabbaj …