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The article deals with the killing of a terrorist who masterminded the Dahab chain of bombings that claimed the lives of scores of Egyptians and foreigners and wounded others and the arrest of his aide.
The Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy holds an extra-ordinary meeting to decide on the issue of recognizing the Bahā’ī faith.
The Brotherhood did not take any steps indicating the group’s rejection of the government’s intention to deprive Ayman Al-Zawahry, the leader of the Jihad organization, and Abu Hafs Al-Masri, the leader of the military wing of Al-Qa’ida, of their Egyptian citizenship. Such an attitude can be seen...
The political violence groups in the Arabic and Islamic world and the Western world are responsible for the deformed image of Islam. Because of the methods they adopted to express their perception of Islam and by establishing many terrorist groups in the Arabic and Islamic countries, the extremist...
In this article the author explains why Muslims should not hate the People of the Book. The Prophet himself did not invoke evil on them, as some of the preachers do. On the contrary, he asked God to lead them to the right path. He concluded by wondering how a preacher could, with a heart full of...
The author believes that Muslim scholars, when commenting on the attacks in America and Islam’s relationship to it, talk about politics instead of talking about religion. Everything politicians wanted was said by religious scholars. In the end, religion will be troubled by the description that it...
Tal‘at Radwān, author of the article, reviews three books on political Islam by three different writers.
The author writes on the bloody conflict in Iraq between Sunnis and Shi’ites and shows the attempts of Islamic religious leaders to build communication between followers of different Islamic madhahib.
The article is an overview of the speeches given in the opening session of the Islamic Institute of Fiqh in Saudi Arabia. The speakers were the deputy of the Prince of Mecca, Saudi Grand Mufti, the Islamic World Association secretary general and the secretary general of the Fiqh Institute. Their...
The Philosophy and Doctrine Committee of the Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa that forbids adopting the beliefs of the Baha´is, considering those adopting them as apostates. The Institute will send the fatwa to Madagascar in response to the question of officials there about the Baha...
The article is an interview with the Dr. Salah Eddin Al-Ga’farawi, head of the Islamic Council in Germany. He comments on the phenomenon of extremism before and after September 11, the conditions of Muslims in Germany and on how much Europeans are today aware of the questions of Arabs and Muslims.
The slogan which the takfir-based groups were raising is “Kill and you will be rewarded…kill an unbeliever and you will go to paradise.” The kufar were once said to be the ruler and senior officials, another time they were said to be police officers and soldiers, tourists and Copts, a third time...
The Committee of Doctrine and Philosophy at the Islamic Research Institute started discussing research carried out by some scholars on the beliefs of the Qutb. There is a fear that the Azhar will change its stance towards the Qutbs, who are considered kufar [unbelievers].
The article is an interview with Dr. Tala´at Abdel Mageed, Professor at the Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University. He comments on the nature of the current religious discourse and its impact on people. He highlighted the difficulty of discussing the issue of the renewal of religious...
The article is about the renewal of the Islamic religious discourse with a focus on the Western and American view of the needed type of renewal. The author argues that since liberal secularists in Islamic countries who are ignorant of the Islamic religious discourse are agents of their masters in...
The author urges Arabs and Muslims to support Palestinians against the arrogance of Zionism, not only through boycotting Jewish and American products but also through the media. The role of the Arab media in supporting the Palestinian issue has been shrinking as if it is a deliberate ideological...
The article discusses the issue of renewing Islamic discourse from a prospective of being dictated by the American Administration. The author mocked the American demands for renewing the Islamic religious discourse stressing that this issue is the exclusive concern of Muslims.
The author reviews the history of Al-Gama´a al-Islamiya and the ideological revisions it made which changed its approaches dramatically. The author believes that the past and present practices of Al-Gama´a lack analysis of the current state of affairs which should guide and control any...
The article discusses the Islamic attitude vis-à-vis war and violence. He writes that Islam does not call for violence. Islam was not revealed in order to eliminate kufar [plural of kafir, meaning an infidel or an unbeliever] but to get rid of kufr [infidelity and unbelief] among people--therefore...
Sout Al-Umma devoted a special file for Sayed Qutb discussing his childhood, professional life and opinions. Sayed Qutb was the main ideologue for Islamic groups in the 1960s. He is still often quoted.
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