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The Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Mohamed Saleh bin Taher Benten, honored Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, on Wednesday in recognition of his distinguished scholarly contributions to promote sound Islamic teachings and combat extremist ideologies worldwide. Dr. Mohamed dedicated the Grand Mufti a piece of the Ka'baa's black covering c ... more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Receives a High-level Delegation from Evangelical Church

Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, received today a high-level delegation from the Evangelical Church headed by the President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, Pastor Andrea Zaki, to congratulate the Mufti on the occasion of ‘Eid al-Adha and hajj season. more ...

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Friday, August 3, 2018

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, vehemently denounced the suicide bombings targeted worshippers in a mosque during Friday prayer in Afghan city of Gardez, leaving 25 dead and tens injured. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Meets with Bahraini Education Minister, Discusses Fostering Religious Cooperation

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, received Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Education in Bahrain, to investigate the means of enhancing mutual religions cooperation. more ...

 The Observatory for Monitoring Radical Ideologies Hails Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Sunday, July 29, 2018

The Observatory for Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Ideologies at Egypt's Dar al-Ifta praised the call of Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to develop a code of conduct for visual and digital media to combat hate speech and confirm the role of Egypt's religious institutions, i.e. the noble Azhar and Egyp ... more ...

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The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, denounced the merciless suicide bombing targeted a mosque in northern Nigeria's village of Konduga, leaving 7 dead and tens injured from among the worshippers. more ...

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Egypt's Dar al-Ifta launched on Sunday the 4th course on "Dismantling Extremist Ideologies" in cooperation with the Thai embassy in Cairo for the 4th year in a row. A group of Thai students in Cairo attend the course for a week long at Egypt's Dar al-Ifta premises and will be lectured by a number scholars and prof ... more ...

The Observatory for Monitoring Islamophobia Denounces Storming Al-Aqsa Mosque to Perform Talmudic Prayers, Calls on Intl

Sunday, July 22, 2018

In a news statement issued on Sunday, the Observatory for Monitoring Islamophobia at Egypt's Dar al-Ifta condemned storming the courtyards of Al-Aqsa mosque by hundreds of Jewish settlers to perform Talmudic prayers under the intensive guarding of Israeli occupation forces. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Receives a Libyan Delegation from Azhar Graduates Organization, Discusses Fostering Religious Cooperation

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, received a Libyan delegation from the World Organization for Al-Azhar Graduates to investigate the means of enhancing mutual religious cooperation. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Meets with Yemen’s Awqaf Minister, Discusses Fostering Religious Cooperation

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, received the Yemini minister of Endowments (Awqaf), Dr. Ahmad Attiyah, to investigate the means of fostering mutual religious cooperation. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Gives a Speech in Jeddah’s Int’l Conference on Peace and Security, Confirms Terrorism Has No Place in Islam

In his speech delivered in the International Ulema Conference on Peace and Security in Afghanistan, currently held in Jeddah by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, confirmed that terrorism and extremism know no religion or homeland. He added that terrorism is the product of corrupt minds, hardened h ... more ...

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Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, is currently on a visit to Jeddah to take part in an international conference on peace in Afghanistan form 10-11 July, 2018. He will present Dar al-Ifta experiment in combating extremism, and preside the conference's second session titled "Islam's Stance on Violent Extremism". more ...

OIC Secretary General Receives Egypt

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, received Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, today at the organization's headquarters in Jeddah to investigate the means of enhancing religious cooperation with Egypt's Dar al-Ifta and the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide ... more ...

Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta Hails European Parliament’s Decision to Set Int

The Observatory for monitoring takfiri fatwas and extremist ideologies at Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta praised the European Parliament’s approval of setting an annual international day to commemorate the victims of terrorist groups like Daesh and Qaeda worldwide. more ...

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Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, strongly denounced the terror attack targeted a Tunisian national guard security duty in the state of Jendouba, killing 9 members of the Tunisian national guard. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Delivers Key Speech in Maldives International Conference on Fatwa

In his key speech delivered in the international conference on the role of fatwa in promoting peace, currently held in the Maldives, Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, stated that Islam is a religion of peace, security and justice. Islam was not spread by the sword, as the terrorist groups falsely claim. Rather, Islam established the rules and ... more ...

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Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, vehemently condemned the terrorist attack occurred near the Somali presidential palace headquarters leaving scores dead and wounded. more ...

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Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, delivered Friday sermon at Malé's grand mosque, where approximately 40.000 worshipers attended including official and public figures. The Grand Mufti focused, in his sermon, on tolerance and mercy as the supreme moral principles in Islam and the essence of the Prophet's message. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Meets with the Canadian Ambassador to Egypt

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, received the Canadian ambassador to Egypt, Jess Dutton, in his office at Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta to investigate the means of enhancing religious cooperation between Dar al-Ifta and Canada. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Receives a High-Level Delegation from the Council of Indonesian Ulama

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam received today a high-level delegation from the Council of Indonesian Ulama to investigate the means of enhancing cooperation between Dar al-Ifta and Indonesia. more ...

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