President Sadat described 1972 as a "foggy year." Students and intellectuals started adopting this name and promoted it. Everybody waited for the war to start to revenge 1967 but it then seemed that Sadat was hesitant and would never make the decision which made students at universities attack...
Marriage between a Muslim man and a Christian or a Jewish woman is allowed in Islamic countries while the opposite is not allowed. The author argues that if Muslims consider Christians people of the book, a Christian man should have the right to marry a Muslim woman. However, if they are...
Dr. Yohanna Qolta, the Deputy Patriarch of the Catholic Copts, spoke about his memories about the month of Ramadan and about the impact of Islam on his writings. He pointed out the reasons behind the appearance of the term "emigrant Copts" and the attitude of his church towards them. He also spoke...
The Permanent Committee for Scientific Researches and Fatwas of Saudi Arabia issued a fatwa stating that the kidney dialysis spoils the fasting because something is taken out of the body and replaced by something else and this cause the breaking of his fasting. The patient may delay his kidney...
A man wrote a letter to the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, claiming that he is the Mahdi who, in Islam, comes at the end of times. The article further explains the concept of this self-acclaimed Mahdi on the end of times and the response of well-known Muslim scholars.
Ulema (Islamic scholars), callers and thinkers, participated in a symposium of the Muslim World League (MWL) on "The images of Islam in Western schools curricula - reality and treatment."
Interview with Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, Grand Sheikh of the Azhar, about a range of actual subjects in Egypt, including regulating pilgrimage, his opposition to the embargo of Iraq, religious censorship, the new magazine of the Azhar, a fatwa on taking loans, presenting religious personalities...
Mahmoud Sayed Gaballah, who is linked to Osama Bin Laden, was arrested by Canadian police on charges that, if proven true, would have led to his immediate deportation. Last Friday, though, a Canadian court not only cleared Gaballah of the charges but recommended he be granted political asylum on...
129,292 copies of the Qur`an and its translation [will be given] to a number of institutions world wide.
Thousands of Egyptian Muslims clamored into tents set up at Abbasiya’s Youth Center on November 7 to find out if this year would be the chance to fulfill one of their most important religious obligations.
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