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No Covid-related deaths in Qatar in past 8 days

No Covid-related deaths in Qatar in past 8 days

There have been no Covid-related deaths in Qatar in the past eight days, Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) statistics show.

More than 900 mosques and prayer grounds to host Eid prayers

More than 900 mosques and prayer grounds to host Eid prayers

More than 900 mosques and prayer grounds across Qatar will host Eid-al-Adha prayers, the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has announced.

Zakat Fund provides QR31mn aid during April-May

Zakat Fund provides QR31mn aid during April-May

The Zakat Fund at the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs provided aid worth QR30,956,659 during last April and May, benefiting 1,896 eligible families in Qatar.

Awqaf allocates QR757,850 for welfare of specially abled students

Awqaf allocates QR757,850 for welfare of specially abled students

The General Administration of Endowments at the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has allocated QR757,850 for the welfare of specially abled students.

Awqaf decides to reexamine the crescent sighting of Ramadan Monday

Awqaf decides to reexamine the crescent sighting of Ramadan Monday

The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs on Sunday decided to reexamine the crescent sighting of Ramadan on Monday. The decision was announced by Awqaf through its Twitter handle after a meeting of the committee was held.

Awqaf issues set of guidelines for Umrah

Awqaf issues set of guidelines for Umrah

The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has issued a set of guidelines for Umrah pilgrims from Qatar while announcing the procedures for going to Makkah.

Awqaf urges to adhere to precaution measures

Awqaf urges to adhere to precaution measures

The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has urged people to strictly comply with the Covid-19 precautionary and preventive measures while going to mosques.

Centres for teaching Holy Qur'an to reopen: Awqaf

Centres for teaching Holy Qur'an to reopen: Awqaf

The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has informed that the centres for teaching the Holy Qur'an in Qatar will reopen in the coming week.

Awqaf denies 'innovative' prayer chair at mosque

Awqaf denies 'innovative' prayer chair at mosque

The Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Islamic Affairs has clarified that there is no "innovative" prayer chair, hidden inside the floor, at the Imam Muhammad bin Abdulwahhab Mosque.

Awqaf supports Qatari Diabetes Association

Awqaf supports Qatari Diabetes Association

The General Directorate of Endowments at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) will give financial support of QR979,375 to Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA).

Waiting time for Fajr, Asr prayers increased

Waiting time for Fajr, Asr prayers increased

The Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Islamic Affairs has increased the time between Azan (call for prayer) and Iqamah (prayer) to 20 minutes for the dawn (Fajr) and afternoon (Asr) prayers in mosques from Wednesday (Sept 16).

Prayers at mosques remain suspended: Awqaf

Prayers at mosques remain suspended: Awqaf

Prayers at mosques across Qatar shall continue to remain suspended, the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has clarified on Thursday.