Families struggle to recreate holy atmosphere they once lived as children
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By Mohamed Abel Monsef and Ahmed Salama Three million people visited Tanta, capital of the Gharbia governorate, to participate in celebrations of the Moulid Al-Sayed Al-Badawy, a carnival that celebrates the birthday of a member of the Prophet Mohamed’s family. The celebrations were held from 10-17 October. The annual celebration has served to connect …
Across the country, Eid prayers were held in all mosques on Thursday morning. These photos come from different mosques united in prayers but divided in politics. From Nahda sit in to Tahrir, to the violence-gripped city of Al Arish in North Sinai
In the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims across the world fast for the holy month of Ramadan. Although the observance of this month can be hectic and less productive for some, it undoubtedly boosts spirituality and reminds Muslims of some of the core values of Islam: honesty, charity and purification. The Daily News Egypt takes you through a journey to discover Ramadan’s rituals and spiritual aims.