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Zakat Fund provides over QR 250mn aid last year

Zakat Fund provides over QR 250mn aid last year

The Zakat Fund of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) provided aids worth QR 250,906,854 during 2019.

Awqaf forms national team for sighting crescents

Awqaf forms national team for sighting crescents

The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs on Sunday formed a national team specialising in sighting crescents.

Monday  will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan

Monday will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan

Monday, May 6 will be the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the committee to foresee the crescent of the holy month Ramadan at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced.

Friday is first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar

Friday is first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar

The committee held its meeting on Thursday evening to sight the crescent of Shawwal month.

Awqaf prepares mosques for Eid prayer

Awqaf prepares mosques for Eid prayer

The ministry announced that Eid al-Fitr prayer will be performed at 4:58 am, 15 minutes after sunrise.

Arbitrary Saudi measures continue, says Awqaf Ministry

Arbitrary Saudi measures continue, says Awqaf Ministry

The ministry said that the statement did not bring anything new to resolve the obstacles that have existed since June 5, 2017.

Haj Registration: Awqaf condemns Saudi media reports

Haj Registration: Awqaf condemns Saudi media reports

The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) condemned the news reports by Saudi media claiming that the ministry has suspended Haj registrations for Qatari nationals. The ministry said the fabricated news is part of the campaign against the State of Qatar.

Moon sighting panel to meet again today

Moon sighting panel to meet again today

The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) announced it could not sight the crescent moon for the holy month of Ramadan on Thursday evening.

Qatari woman donates one-third of her wealth for philanthropy

Qatari woman donates one-third of her wealth for philanthropy

A Qatari woman has donated one-third of her wealth as a permanent endowment for various acts of philanthropy.