The writer provides evidences and examples to prove that the hijāb did not exist during the Prophetic period and that it was ordained to the prophet’s wives.
The article talks about the conflicts between Azhar scholars about the English interpretations of the Qur’ān by Iranian-American lecturer who suggests avoiding using certain words in Qur’ān used to justify the violation against the Muslim woman.
Dr. Nash’at Ja‘far explains how Islām treated Ahl al-Kitāb as believers, not apostates.
Dr. Muhammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī explains how Islām established a civil state based on both faith and civilization.
Dr. Maḥmūd Ḥamdī Zaqzūq comments on people’s reactions toward the “blessed tree.”
The article talks about the conference of different religions dialogue in Rome between the Azhar Dialogue Committee and the Vatican, following a hiatus of over six months due to the Vatican pope’s offensive statements against Islām.
Dr. Muhammad al-Mahdī
criticizes satellite channels that invite unqualified Muslim preachers to their
programs to respond to
people’s questions on religious issues. He also criticizes Muslims who waste time
raising trivial religious
interview with Rose al-Yūsuf,
prominent Muslim thinker Dr. ‘Abd al-Sabūr
Shāhīn speaks out on the truth behind
the dispute between Shī‘ah and
Sunnīs over disrespect of the Prophet’s
Ramadān al-Baih states the criteria for a good, reliable muftī.
For the third week, Pope Benedict’s controversial remarks on Islam and
Muhammad have made headlines in Egyptian national and independent newspapers. A number of Muslim
intellectuals devoted their columns to refute claims about the spread of Islam by the sword. Some Muslim
The author argues that
the relationship between the Qur’ān and
science and the outdated books taught at some
Azhar schools are behind the backwardness of the Muslim
This article asserts that diversity is a natural
life and that Muslims should have a sense of belonging to Islam rather than to anything else.
The new president of the Islamic Society of North America admonishes President Bush for using terms like “Islamic fascists” to describe terrorists responsible for killing Americans. She states that "terrorism, crime or violence" is a proper description for such attacks.
The Sheikh of the Azhar has sent a letter to the Shiaa
conference in London
trying to bridge the divide between Sunnis and Shiites, while not stirring up anger from
particularly the Azhar Scholar’s Front.
The fifth anniversary of 9/11 was a strong reminder of the continued war declared by Islamism against the world, and especially the “infidel West.” This article approaches some of the many questions that that have been raised by the war.
The author suggests ways that the
present weakness of the Islamic nation can be addressed.
analyzes the concept of jihād
and demonstrates the difference between jihād and
fighting in Islam.
The leaders of al-Jihād discuss abandoning their ideology of domination.
The author writes about the ongoing Islamization of Egypt. In this article he describes the historical Arabization of Egypt.
few days ago Muslim dā‘īyah, Dr. Safwat
Hijāzī, issued a fatwá
urging Muslims to declare war against Israeli civilians worldwide.
The fatwá was severely
condemned by the Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Muslim
world, as incorrect and
terrorist in nature.