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Awqaf launches new website

Awqaf launches new website

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs launched Wednesday its new website, under the auspices of HE the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanem.

Ministry of Awqaf calls for sighting Ramadan crescent Sunday

Ministry of Awqaf calls for sighting Ramadan crescent Sunday

The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has called on all Muslims living in Qatar to sight the crescent of Ramadan Sunday, Shaaban 29,1442 AH

Worshippers urged to adhere to precautionary measures

Worshippers urged to adhere to precautionary measures

The Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Islamic Affairs has called on all worshippers to adhere to all precautionary measures against coronavirus and to co-operate with the organisers as mosques reopen Monday.

Ministry of Awqaf's Sharia Committee allows early payment of Zakat Al Fitr

Ministry of Awqaf's Sharia Committee allows early payment of Zakat Al Fitr

Qatar's Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs' Sharia Committee issued Wednesday a decision allowing Zakat Al Fitr to be paid early.

Suspension of prayers in mosques to continue

Suspension of prayers in mosques to continue

The Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and Islamic Affairs announced the continuation of the closure of mosques and the suspension of congregational prayers (the five obligatory prayers and Friday prayers)

Ministry of Awqaf permits providing zakat money in advance

Ministry of Awqaf permits providing zakat money in advance

The Sharia Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs headed by Dr. Thaqil Sayer Al Shammari issued a fatwa permitting the provision of zakat money in advance

Ministry announces deadline for Qur'an contest registration

Ministry announces deadline for Qur'an contest registration

February 9 will be the last date for registration in Qur'an competition for school students, the Calls and Religious Guidance Department of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced.

Zakat Fund gives away QR9mn during Eid al-Adha

Zakat Fund gives away QR9mn during Eid al-Adha

The Zakat Fund of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has extended assistance worth more than QR9mn during Eid al-Adha to more than 3,000 families registered with it.

Zakat Fund provides over QR13mn to needy families in July

Zakat Fund provides over QR13mn to needy families in July

The Zakat Fund of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has extended assistance worth more than QR13mn during July to the beneficiaries of the families registered with it.

226 students honoured for Qur'an memorisation

226 students honoured for Qur'an memorisation

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs honoured more than 220 students of the Holy Qur’an memorisation centres in the annual ceremony held at Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud Hall in the presence of a number of ministry's officials, supervisors of centres and parents.

Music school hits right note for Kabul’s street children

Music school hits right note for Kabul’s street children

Short and upright in his grey suit, Wahidullah enchants his audience as his fingers dance over the piano keys.