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Egyptian Sufis plan New Islamic Year march on Tuesday
Egypt

Egyptian Sufis plan New Islamic Year march on Tuesday

  On Tuesday afternoon, thousands of Sufis plan their annual procession to celebrate the New Hijri Year (New Islamic Year),…
Sufi council cancels Mouled street celebrations in Cairo, Giza
Egypt

Sufi council cancels Mouled street celebrations in Cairo, Giza

With security and intelligence services on edge following Friday‚Äôs attacks, the Supreme Council for Sufi Orders cancelled Mouled, a street…
Hadra Sufi ensemble to perform at Open Theater Wednesday
Art news

Hadra Sufi ensemble to perform at Open Theater Wednesday

The Egyptian Opera House, headed by Enas Abdel Dayem, will inaugurate its Ramadan celebrations, held at the Open Theater, with…
Security ban Sufi celebration on Sayeda Zeinab streets
Egypt

Security ban Sufi celebration on Sayeda Zeinab streets

Security authorities in Cairo launched a huge crackdown on Sunday, targeting the pavilions and tents established in roads around Sayeda…
IS threatens Egypt Sufis after claiming cleric murders
Egypt

IS threatens Egypt Sufis after claiming cleric murders

The Islamic State group has threatened Egyptian followers of the mystical Sufi strand of Islam after claiming it beheaded two…
Sufis celebrate Islamic New year with procession to Hussein Mosque
Egypt

Sufis celebrate Islamic New year with procession to Hussein Mosque

Hundreds of followers of Sufi orders took part in a religious procession to Hussein Mosque in Gammaleya on Sunday to…
Sufis may boycott elections, says Liberation Party rep
Egypt

Sufis may boycott elections, says Liberation Party rep

Some Sufi Orders fear that upcoming parliamentary elections may be rigged to favor the Muslim Brotherhood, claimed Essam Mohie, Liberation…
Sufi leader: Brotherhood never admits its mistakes
Egypt

Sufi leader: Brotherhood never admits its mistakes

Mohamed Alaa Eddin Abul Azayem, leader of the Sufi Azmeyya Order, said in an interview Sunday that President Mohamed Morsy…
Grand mufti encourages ‘brotherly warmth’ on Christmas
Egypt

Grand mufti encourages ‘brotherly warmth’ on Christmas

Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa issued a fatwa Wednesday encouraging Muslims to spread brotherly warmth by offering greetings to Christians on…
Sufis form human shield to protect Qalyubiya shrine
Egypt

Sufis form human shield to protect Qalyubiya shrine

Dozens of Sufis in Qalyubiya formed human shields Tuesday evening to protect the shrine of Sheikh Mohamed al-Nabarawy from Salafis…
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