Egypt's Mufti urges expats to participate strongly in house election

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:21 GMT

The grand mufti noted that Egypt has gone through many difficult times and was able to overcome all hardships.

Egypt's Mufti condemns killing of French teacher in Paris as 'terrorist act'

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 12:00 GMT

Allam stressed, in a statement on Saturday, that such crime is totally rejected by Islam, and could never be justified.

Mufti: July 3rd is crucial day in Egyptian history

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 11:18 GMT

On that day the Egyptian people foiled a conspiracy against the homeland and its national security that was plotted by the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group, he said.

Egypt mufti advisor heads to US for week-long activities about Islam

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 10:18 GMT

Advisor to the Egyptian mufti Dr Ibrhaim Negm headed for the US Monday to participate in week-long activities meant to shed light on Islam.

Egypt's mufti: Islam calls for spreading tolerance, coexistence

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 09:38 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said that Islam is a religion of tolerance and mercy, adding that it calls for coexistence and dialogue with "the other."

Court sentences member of terrorist Warraq Cell to death

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 - 01:52 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday unanimously sentenced to death Adel Khalaf, who is involved in the case known as the terrorist "Warraq Cell".

Egypt denounces Afghanistan mosque bombing that killed 62

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 06:52 GMT

Egypt strongly condemned the Afghanistan bombing that targeted a mosque during the Friday congregational prayer, killing 62 worshipers.

Allam: Egypt facing fierce war against terrorism

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 04:31 GMT

While facing terrorism, the country is moving towards achieving comprehensive development and societal security, Allam said at a seminar at Menouifia University.

Egypt's Mufti praises Saudi efforts for organizing hajj season

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 - 10:49 GMT

Allam asserted that Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, is exerting great efforts in coordination with the bodies concerned to ease the measures for the pilgrims' entry into the hajj holy sites.

Azhar Imam, Grand Mufti cast vote in referendum

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 10:07 GMT

The participation in the democratic entitlements is a national duty for all Egyptians, Allam said.

Egypt's Mufti: Fighting terrorism is societal responsibility

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 11:02 GMT

In a statement on Friday, the Mufti highlighted the role that should be played by the cultural and educational institutions in promoting the societal responsibility.

Mufti urges Egyptians' unity in face of terrorists

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 08:05 GMT

Grand Mufti Shawqy Allam urged all Egyptians to close ranks in the face of terrorist groups which seek to destabilize the country.

Grand Mufti: Egypt to launch 1st Global Fatwa Index

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam launched on Thursday, Oct. 18 the first Global Fatwa Index which shows the status of fatwa in each geographical region.

Current renewal of religious discourse in Egypt is strongest: Allam

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam contended on Wednesday that Egypt has already embarked on a large-scale moderation process of its religious discourse.

Australian ‘mufti’ widely interviewed exposed as imposter

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 11:18 GMT

Rashid has claimed that Muslims should go on pilgrimage to Sinai, rather than the Kaaba in Mecca, are permitted to drink alcohol and eat pork, and should not fast in Ramadan.

Egypt’s Mufti urges Egyptians to ‘intensively' participate in elections

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 - 11:55 GMT

The Grand Mufti of Egypt urged the Egyptians to participate intensively in the March electoral vote

Court sentences 3 terrorist MB defendants to death on terror charges

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 09:43 GMT

Zagazig Criminal Court on Wednesday referred the documents of three terrorist Muslim Brotherhood defendants to the Mufti.

Egypt’s Mufti: Misleading fatwas threaten global security

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 10:01 GMT

Egypt’s Mufti Shawky Allam said that challenges Egypt and the world are facing is due to “misleading fatwas” that threatens security and peace.

Mufti calls for intensifying preemptive strikes against terror groups

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam has hailed the sacrifices of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

Mufti to Canadian Ambassador: Egypt enjoys stability

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 12:45 GMT

Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam asserted that Egypt enjoys stability in light of keenness of all State institutions and their leaders to proceed with plans.