The grand imām of the Azhar states that the Azhar is not able to ban books, but it can offer up its opinion.
Wā’il Lutfī discusses the fatwà issued by Dr. Muhammad Shawqī al-Fanjarī about zakāh for oil production.
Al-Shaymā’ ‘Abd al-Latīf reports on Jamāl al-Bannā’s book about Muslim women and the hijāb.
Subhī Mijāhid interviews Holland Taylor, founder of the Libforall Foundation.
Al-Dustūr reports what Islamic preachers have said during the Friday sermons all over Egypt.
This report deals with the role of the religious institution in choosing Egypt’s next president. In an interview with Muhammad ‘Alī Khayr, Islamic intellectual Fahmī Hūwaydī claims that religious institutions have no influence nowadays because they lack independence.
Almost a year ago, al-Fajr newspaper published an edited photo of the Grand Imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Sayyid Tantāwī, which depicted him wearing the garments of the Catholic Pope and holding his scepter. The grand imām considered the depiction insulting and filed a claim against the newspaper’s...
This article sheds light on salafism in Egypt. It points out the areas in which salafis spread and shows how powerful they are in these areas.
Husām Hindī comments on the Grand Imām’s reaction to al-Dustūr’s cartoons depicting him as the Catholic Pope.
Jamāl ‘Abd al-Rahīm writes about the history of Bahā’īs.
The article presents an interview with the fundamentalist cleric Ahmad al-Mahallāwī.
Muhammad Nūr reports on the different opinions of Muslim scholars concerning the recent fatwá of Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī regarding prayer times.
Has rejected the suggestion that the grand Imām be chosen from the members of the Islamic Research Academy.
Mahmūd al-Khudayrī comments on the Egyptian-Israeli agreement to export Egyptian natural gas to Israel.
The Azhar comments on the educational system in its schools.
In his word at the closing ceremony of the cultural season of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the Azhar Grand Imām Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī expresses his and Islam’s adamant rejection to abolishing the death penalty.
Jamāl Sulaymān and Ihāb Nafi‘ write about the possibility of establishing an Egyptian religious satellite channel administered by the Azhar.
Nabīl ‘Abd al-‘Azīz reports about Zaynab Radwān’s and the Grand Imām concerning Zaynab’s fatwá.
The following interview discusses the political events in the life of Shaykh al-Mahillawī. It examines the different Egyptian regimes he witnessed since the Egyptian revolution.
Muhammad Shibl suggests some points for Muslims living abroad.