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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.
Rose al-Yousuf devotes a file to the increasing phenomenon of the hijāb in Egypt.
Well-known Egyptian feminist writer, Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī and her daughter, Muna Hilmi, otherwise known as Muna Nawal Hilmī, have sparked heated controversy over their recent statements, in which they argued that a child should take his/her mother’s name, thus contradicting Islamic shari‘a...
Recent studies have revealed that the largest portion of violent crimes in Egyptian society is due to trivial disputes over household expenses. Taking into consideration economic problems, sociologist Dr. Ahmad al-Majdoub argues that unemployment and poverty are the main factor behind the...
Recent studies reveal that the majority of Internet websites and religious satellite channels focus on theology, but fail to address vital issues in Muslims’ lives.
The article deals with Bahā’ism in Egypt and the attempts by the followers of this faith to obtain official recognition, particularly in light of a recent court ruling holding that the Ministry of Interior ministry should grant them identity cards in which their religion is registered.
The review deals with the issue of the Bahā’ī faith in Egypt in the light of a recent court ruling allowing their religion to be included in official documents like identity cards, passports or birth certificates, amidst an outcry from the Azhar and several intellectuals.
The article deals with the ideologies of a group of Muslims who call themselves "the Qur’ānites" who believe only in the Qur’ān and deny the sunna [the Prophet Muhammad’s tradition] altogether.
The court ruling previously pronounced by a lower administrative court giving Bahā’īs the rights to state their religion in official documents is overturned by the Supreme Administrative Court.
The author comments on the latest terrorist attack on the Egyptian resort of Dahab, pointing out that such attack will not stop the course of reform and development in Egypt.
The article focuses on young Egyptian Muslim televangelist ‘Amr Khālid, the position he enjoys among young Egyptians, particularly women, and his new ways of leading a decent life and career while avoiding getting entangled in sin, a style which appeals to his large Muslim audience.
The Egyptian government is appealing a court ruling in favor of recognizing the Bahā’ī faith. Islamic clerics deem confessors of this religion apostates. Suspicious over Bahā’īs being agents of Zionist interests in Egypt are raised.
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