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Emigrant Egyptians all over the world can now follow the news of their country via the Internet. One particular site provides Muslims all over the world with fatwas in their religion from the Mufti of Egypt. Pope Shenouda also publishes a weekly message on the web to the emigrant Copts.
Mohammed Shebl criticizes two hadiths which have been used by extremists to justify their activities. He argues that those who deny that these hadiths lead to terrorism in fact encourage terrorism. The RNSAW asked Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi, dean of the College of the Foundation of Religion (Usul el-...
Al-Turabi said that Mohammed renewed the jurisprudence of the Prophets and he came to renew the jurisprudence of Mohammed.
Campaigns and plots aim to destroy Egypt’s reputation abroad. Worse are the damages caused by the poisoned fatwas of the "Sheikhs of ’Al-Takfir’ [sheiks of apostasy] and Fame". Confiscating a book in Egypt with a religious Fatwa is not less dangerous than declarations of Copts in the countries of...
This article deals with the relationships between the Sheikhs of Al-Azhar and King Farouq [the last king of Egypt who was forced to abdicate the throne in 1952].
The British government has no clear policy against terrorism and terrorists. Sometimes, it appeases these serial murderers and at other times it hunts them down. In most cases, it acts at the behest of the US.
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar has issued a decision to transfer all the administrative employees of the Fatwa committee in Al-Azhar to other works. He also ordered the reformation of the Fatwa committee according to the article 1150 issued in 1997. He also decided to hire Sheikh Tosoun Ibrahim...
The author of this article contends that the public discussion of Islamic issues in newspapers leads to confusion in the minds of the public, leads to splits in the Islamic world, and serves the enemies of Islam. When there is an issue raised such as the intercession or the denial of the Sunna, it...
Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti of 25 years is dead, but his Islamic missionary efforts will continue via his extensive writings and an Internet web page.
An interview between Rafa’t Al-Sa’id of the Tagammu’ Party (who is fiercely critical of the Muslim Brotherhood), and Saleem ’Azouz (the interviewer). He says: "A religious [political] party will start or directly lead to terrorism. I tell you frankly that politicization of religion or...
The fatwa of Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel, the Grand Mufti, published lately in one of the papers stating that pilgrimage of actresses is not halal (not religiously permissible) caused a big fuss and much ado. Then the Grand Mufti denied that he released such a fatwa. Dr. Wasel wanted to stop the media...
Over the past few years, Al-Azhar has been the venue of very serious confrontations between hard-liner and moderate sheikhs and scholars. This confrontation reached a peak during a seminar where professor Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi, Dean of the School of Theology at Al-Azhar, presented his new theory of...
Islamic-Christian dialogue organized at the Gregoriana Papal Catholic University. Discusses Islamic Sharia (law) as a source of legislation in countries with a Muslim majority, human behavior and the Islamic Ijtihad.
Egyptian people disappeared from Islamic historical books, making Egypt to seem as if it was, on the eve of occupation, an empty, uninhabited stretch of land. Hardly any references have been made to the Egyptian people or the Copts. By omitting the Coptic age in syllabuses they think in a non-...
A new book appeared in the French markets. It is dealing with terrorism and connecting it with the Islamic terrorism. The importance of this book is due to the importance of its author who is the head of the international observatory of terrorism.
A rare interview conducted in one of the secret camps of Usama Bin Laden by ABC News.
Bishop Wissa refused to speak to el-Shabab and thus the author went to see bishop Bakhoum of Sohag who says people in the village exaggerated stories and bishop Wissa was hot tempered and lacked wisdom in dealing with this issue. Bishop Bakhoum also says Bishop Wissa asked the two witnesses to...
False claims are made that Islam violates human rights. The notion of human rights in the West is used to make false claims against Islam.
Dr. Soad Ibrahim Saleh, professor of jurisprudence and head of the jurisprudence department in the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Dean of the Arabic and Islamic Studies department at Sadat City, is attempting to be a mufti for women’s issues.
Bishop Bakhoum of Sohag, Maragha and Al-Munsha’a said that the statement of Pope Shenouda III confirmed that what happened in the Al-Koshh events was an ordinary incident, and it has nothing to do with Egypt’s national unity. What foreign papers published were exaggerations that defame Egypt, and...
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