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Egyptian Footballer Mohamed Salah Celebrated As A Lantern This Ramadan

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SHAFAQNA- As Egyptians we have the tendency to show appreciation for what we love in a symbolic way: as Ramadan lanterns, with the infamous Detective Corombo lantern being an example of that. As we get closer to Ramadan this year, the object…

The Egyptian actress & ballerina chose hijab and surprised naysayers with her success

SHAFAQNA - Hanan Turk is a famous Egyptian actress who started off her entertainment career as a professional ballerina. In 2006 she decided to wear hijab and shocked her fans by taking a break from the spotlight for a few years. She’s been…

Egyptian Soccer Player Organizes Quran Contests in Hometown

SHAFAQNA- Hosny, who is from the city of Abu Sarir in Ismailia governorate, northeast of Egypt, founded the Nurullah Mosque in the city a few years ago. He annually holds the contests in the mosque during the holy month of Ramadan. The…

Sheikh Mustafa Ismail, One of Greatest Egyptian Qaris Ever

SHAFAQNA- Yesterday, December 26, was the 38th anniversary of his demise. He was born on June 17, 1905 in Mitghazal Village near the city of Tanta north of Cairo. He started learning the Quran at an early age and recited the Quran and Adhan…

Veteran Egyptian Qari Dies at 80

SHAFAQNA- Razi was a prominent Quran reciter who traveled to 30 countries in the world to recite the Quran. He was born in July 1936 in Shibramnet Village, Egypt’s Giza governorate. Encouraged by his parents, Abdul Wahid started learning…