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Saudi minister defends order to turn down the volume on mosques
Middle East

Saudi minister defends order to turn down the volume on mosques

Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Affairs minister on Monday defended an order to lower the volume on mosque loudspeakers, saying families had…
Armed forces disinfect major mosques in Cairo ahead of Ramadan prayers
Egypt

Armed forces disinfect major mosques in Cairo ahead of Ramadan prayers

The official website of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense on Tuesday published a video clip showing its armed forces cleansing…
Egypt moves to ban nightclubs near religious places of worship
Egypt

Egypt moves to ban nightclubs near religious places of worship

Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court on Sunday confirmed a court ruling issued by the Administrative Judiciary Court in Alexandria to ban…
Egypt registers domes of Al-Atris and Al-Aidarous as Islamic heritage monuments
Archaeology

Egypt registers domes of Al-Atris and Al-Aidarous as Islamic heritage monuments

As part of state efforts to preserve Egypt’s cultural heritage, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities agreed during a board…
Ismalia Endowment Directorate closes ten mosques for ignoring preventive measures
Egypt

Ismalia Endowment Directorate closes ten mosques for ignoring preventive measures

The Ismalia Endowment Directorate on Wednesday closed ten mosques for two weeks for not abiding to the Ministry of Endowment’s…
Seven mosques in Damietta shut down over violating precautionary measures
Egypt

Seven mosques in Damietta shut down over violating precautionary measures

The Damietta City Endowments Directorate has closed seven mosques for violating coronavirus precautionary measures as per the Minister of Endowments’s…
Egypt reports 1,133 new coronavirus cases on Friday
Egypt

Egypt reports 1,133 new coronavirus cases on Friday

Egypt’s Health and Population Ministry announced 1,133 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest figure of the second wave sweeping…
Twelve charged in Germany with plotting mosque attacks, murders
World

Twelve charged in Germany with plotting mosque attacks, murders

BERLIN (Reuters) – German prosecutors have charged 12 men with plotting well-funded, armed attacks on mosques in which they planned…
Sisi addresses claims of mosque demolitions across Egypt
Egypt

Sisi addresses claims of mosque demolitions across Egypt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has slammed satellite channels claiming that the government has been demolishing mosques, and accused them…
To prepare for return of Friday prayers, Egypt initiates widespread mosque sterilizations
Egypt

To prepare for return of Friday prayers, Egypt initiates widespread mosque sterilizations

Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, ordered every directorate of the ministry nationwide to carry out a widescale campaign…
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