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... when the authorities in Egypt decided to collect all the valued pieces of the Islamic art from various mosques, governorates such as Aswan and Luxor, and from many other places. Later on, the government stored all the collected items in Al Hakem Mosque in Al Moez Street, El Hussein district in Cairo.
The mourners performed funeral prayers at the body of al-Batsh in the Al-Omari mosque in the town of Jabalia, northern the Gaza Strip, before being buried in Al-Shuhada ... According to a source at Cairo International Airport, al-Batsh's body was flown from Kuala Lumpur to Cairo by a Saudi airliner.

CAIRO – 25 April 2018: After the Antiquities Ministry announced moving more than 55 mosque pulpits from their current places inside Egypt's ancient mosques to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, a lot of controversy was stirred,especially since the announcement came following several ...
CAIRO, April 25 (Xinhua) -- At least 30 terrorists were killed in a week of anti-terror security raids in North Sinai province east of Cairo, the Egyptian ... more than 300 Muslim worshippers and injuring over 120 others, marking the deadliest terror attack and the first against a mosque in Egypt's modern history.
When Al-Ahram asked about the purpose of these efforts, Dr. Abu-Bakr Abdullah, Cairo antiquities supervisor and head of the technical bureau, said “Mosques have became disasters. We estimate that everyday that a theft takes place and we cannot allocate guards for every mosque, especially because ...
In the heart of Old Cairo, near the Al-Fakhareen district and where Egypt's most authentic handicrafts are showcased to people in Souk Al-Fustat, lies one of the biggest mosques in Egypt and the one with the most important history to tell. Built in AH21 (AD642), the old mosque, or Amr ibn al-Aas Mosque, ...

CAIRO - 30 March 2018: Egyptian mosques will give sermons on “hope” on Friday as per the Religious Endowments Ministry's instructions. ... Initial figures showed that 21,088,295 voted for Sisi in polling stations across Egypt, excluding several stations in Cairo and Giza; Moussa on the other hand ...
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman (MBS) inaugurated Al-Azhar Mosque on Tuesday after its three-year maintenance and restoration works have been completed. During his meeting with Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayyeb, bin Salman reportedly insisted on the ...
In the Al-Hussein quarter in Islamic Cairo, the historic Mosque and University of A-Azhar stands welcoming worshippers, students and visitors. The edifice, re-opened by ... the heart of Islamic Cairo. This soon became a place of opulent palaces, mosques, madrassas (schools) and sabils (water fountains).
... Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, second right, and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, left, listen to Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anani, center, as he speaks at Al Azhar Mosque, in Cairo, Egypt. Qatar would not be barred from an ...

As an open-air museum, it bursts with Islamic architecture, mosques, shrines, and other venues that reveal the beauty of Cairo. As you make your way down the street and explore its hidden gems, make sure you spend some time in the El-Hakim Mosque, built in AD 990. It has a quiet, open-air inner yard ...
Accompanied by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given a tour of the mosque at the heart of old Cairo to see the outcome of three years of restoration work financed by a Saudi grant. Also at hand was Al-Azhar's Grand Imam, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, held talks in Cairo on Monday with Sheikh al-Azhar Dr. ... that Prince Mohammed and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will inaugurate on Tuesday the renovation work at the al-Azhar mosque in Cairo.
When told that AIMPLB has repeatedly reiterated its stand that Muslims would wait for the SC verdict and 'once a mosque always a mosque', Khan, an alumnus of the Cairo-based famous Islamic seminary Al-Azhar explained: “There is no textual (Quran or Hadith, the Prophet's traditions) to support this ...
CAIRO — Egypt said its warplanes struck militant targets in North Sinai on Friday night, destroying weapons dumps as ground forces raided militant hide-outs, as part of a major offensive against the Islamic State in one of the group's most enduring Middle East strongholds. President Abdel Fattah-el Sisi, ...
CAIRO - 23 April 2018: Although noted as one of Cairo's extraordinarily well preserved examples of 17th century domestic architecture, Bait al-Kretliya, ... days in Cairo, and they usually cover the city's main highlights of the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum and the Alabaster Mosque, etc,” Mohsen said.
Over 80,000 of these are controlled by the country's Ministry of Religious Endowments, yet a recently published plan could pit the government's strategy against the wishes of Al-Azhar, Egypt's top religious authority. Most of Egypt's mosques were buildings donated by their owners to the state on condition ...
Sheikh Hani al-Masri, one of the imams affiliated with the Ministry of Religious Endowments, attended the training session held by Al-Nour Mosque's ministry in western Cairo. He said this type of training raises awareness about the dangers of misusing information. “Future wars are information wars,” Masri ...


 

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