The Mufti issued a fatwa prohibiting television competitions. Then the Grand Imam issued another fatwa allowing the competitions. The author wonders why there is this contradiction in fatwas and why not unite the opinions of the scholars and save public opinion from having to choose between...
Nawal Al-Sa’adawi will file a suit against Al-Midan paper, which she stressed misinterpreted the interview it ran with her, and against Nabih Al-Wahish who filed a hisba case against her to separate her from her husband. In the article she explained how Al-Midan misconstrued her opinions about...
Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi, the head of the European Council for Fatwa and Researches, issued a fatwa that allows a non-Muslim woman to stay with her non-Muslim husband after converting to Islam. The fatwa caused a great controversy and was refused by many Islamic scholars, who believe that as...
The Cairo Personal Status Court rejected the Hisba suit brought forth by lawyer Nabih Al-Wahsh against Nawal Al-Sa’adawi to separate her from her husband. Al-Wahsh said that the court did not discuss the case and dismissed it only because he has formally no personal interest.
The article gives a list of the articles published in relation to the controversy resulting from the Mufti’s fatwa prohibiting competitions like "who is going to be a millionaire" on the basis that paying money for entering the competition is a form of gambling.
Dr. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi expressed the opinion that giving fatwas to Muslims, regarding their personal and general affairs is not limited to the Mufti and that all scholars share this with him. The Mufti believes that all Muslim scholars are allowed to give fatwas, but there are guidelines. He said...
Pope Shenouda described the way President Mubarak handled the crisis as very wise and described the reaction of the Journalists’ Syndicate as brave and strict. He thanked the Muslims of Egypt who supported the Copts during their crisis, the Grand Sheikh of the Azhar and the Mufti.
The Mufti of Egypt issued a fatwa prohibiting competitions based on making special-rate phone calls, considering them a form of gambling prohibited by Islam. The fatwa caused wide controversy in religious, media, and communication circles. One of the competition programs the Mufti referred to was...
The author criticizes Egyptian strangers and freelancers who work for foreign media. He argues that they are the ones behind Egypt being represented in foreign media as a country with dirty random districts, infants working, belly dancers and Coptic massacres. He urged that the State Information...
The separation of a husband and wife as a result of one of them leaving Islam is not directly based on the Qur’an or Mohammed’s tradition, but rather on jurisprudence conclusion that since the apostate is no longer a Muslim, and since a Muslim female cannot marry a non-Muslim male, they are to be...
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