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Ramadān al-Baih states the criteria for a good, reliable muftī.
For the third week, Pope Benedict’s controversial remarks on Islam and the Prophet 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 scholars...
The author argues that the relationship between the Qur’ān and science and the outdated books taught at some Azhar schools are behind the backwardness of the Muslim East.
This article asserts that diversity is a natural characteristic of 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 Sunnis, in 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.
The article 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.
A 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.
A fatwá war has begun since the Israeli conflict with Lebanon started. The author describes and analyzes different fatwás issued on the matter and prominent persons’ responses to them.
Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyoumī discusses the latest incidents in the region and the fatwás that were issued on not supporting the Ḥizb Allāh.
The article is about Hasan Nasr Allāh and Hizb Allāh’s foundation. The author assesses Iranian influence upon the Hizb Allāh.
Superstition and swindling is obvious in the teachings of Amr Khālid. He is a mere narrator, who perfects the art of acting in his address. According to the author this is not religion.Old scholars warn of narration in the name of religion.
Two weeks ago, al-Fajr published a letter sent in by a Bahā’ī reader, who discussed in detail the principles of the Bahā’ī faith. In its issue of June 19, 2006, al-Fajr publishes two more letters sent in by Muslim readers responding to what they described as falsehoods contained in the...
Ahmad Abu al-Hassan presents Colonel Qadhāfī as the leader of the new war between the Sufist and the Salafist movements. Qadhāfī’s war is one in which all possible weapons are to be employed.
A woman wearing a Niqāb gets into the train and utters invocations to Allah, asking passengers to repeat what she said. This phenomenon is becoming increasingly common.
A recent Administrative Judicial Court ruling allowing Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion recognized on official documents and the issue of Bahā’ī marriage have been a subject of heated debate in the Egyptian press.
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