Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi expressed her anger over the decision of the Islamic Research Institution to confiscate her famous novel “Soqout Al-Imam” [the fall of the Imam] which was printed for the first time 20 years ago. The novel was translated into 14 languages. The new battle between the Azhar and...
The contemporary Islamic movement is losing the sound vision when it announces, “the Qur’an is our constitution” because this involves a suspension of the Muslim mind and blocking it from coming up with a human constitution from the spirit of the Qur’an to be in harmony with the socio-political...
Al-Liwā’ al-Islāmī hosted the
Islamic intellectual Dr. ‘Abd al-Sabour Shāhīn, Professor of Linguistics, Faculty of Dār al-‘Uloum, Cairo
University, in its first intellectual forum [or panel].
Tāriq Ramadān, grandson of late Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood founder Hasan al-Bannā, has urged freezing capital
punishment in Islam like stoning and decapitation.
Ramadān also urged the mobilization of Muslims worldwide to ask
their governments to stop applying the hudoud, alleging the application...
Non-stop explanation of the facts of Islam and its tolerant teachings has to be extended to other
nations through a line dissociating the faith from the misconducts of some Muslims, said Muhammad ‘Abd al-Fadīl al-
Qousī, the deputy president of the Azhar University, in an interview.
Despite being Syrian, Muhammad Rashīd Ridā’s intellectual and political activities have reached their zenith
during his stay in Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Groups adopting declared political objectives standing on
Ridā’s ideas like the Fascist Misr al-Fatāh [Young Egypt] and...
‘Uthmān, the rapporteur of the fiqh [Islamic jurisprudence] Research Committee at the Islamic Research Academy, issued a
fatwa rendering halāl [permissible] the use of genetic engineering technologies to determine the sex of the fetus.
For a long time, Israel and the United States have been trying to attack Islam to the extent that Israel is officially requesting that the US pressurize Muslims to stop Jews from converting to Islam. However, a Hebrew newspaper published that Islam is still widely spreading in an astonishing way.
The Islamic state? A contradiction in terms. Jihad? Far too much emphasis these days on military action. A requirement that women wear a veil? A quaint leftover from pre-Muslim times that is not mandated by Islam.
These and other observations by Gamal Banna, an 84-year-old Egyptian author, have...
I would like to examine the issue and the consequences of the states that do not apply the Islamic penal laws, Hudud, for adultery, wine drinking or slandering. Are they Islamic countries or not? This issue explains the significance of executing penalties in Islam, because the malpractice of...