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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.

Awqaf calls for sighting Ramadan crescent

Awqaf calls for sighting Ramadan crescent

The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs called Wednesday upon all Muslims living in the State of Qatar to sight the crescent of Ramadan tomorrow (Thursday).

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.