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In a message he disclosed on his facebook account, Supreme Guide of the Jamā`at Islāmiya, `Āsem `Abd Al-Mājed, attacked the Muslim Brothers and their allies, after their attempt to distort former president Anwar Al-Sadat and paint the victory acquired during hte October war 1973 as fake.
During the fasting month of Ramadan, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb, approaches daily Islamic issues through his program broadcast on TV. In the latest episode, he talked on dialogue as being legitimate in Islam, as it calls to fully respect counter opinions that are based on equality...
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies expressed its deep regret at the recent remarks released by Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb, which waste a basic freedom - that of religious freedom - and which aid and nourish extremist thinking and preaching. In its statement, the Institute called on Al-Tayeb to...
In a statement disclosed to Misr al-`Arabiya, the Muslim Brotherhood dissident, `Amru `Emāra, said that he met with the president of the parliamentary youth committee, Qāsem Farag Abu-Zaid, to submit a law draft that would help absorb young people who were affiliated to Islamist groups and the...
Professor `Abd al-Fattāh al-`Awāri, dean of Islamic Theology at Al-Azhar University said Islam rejects violence, stressing that Islam should not be judged from offenses committed by a few under the pretext of defend Islam.  
The wave of the Arab Spring came to revive the hopes of the Arab people to rise from the rubble of local despotism and foreign colonialism. This upraise came spontaneous in the full sense of the term, I mean, at its inception, when Muhammad Būazīzi set himself on fire in response to the injustice...
Amid a state of deterioration, disintegration and weakness that the Muslim Brotherhood Organization (MB) in Egypt is enduring, and after facing successive blows, increasing talk about the emergence of other powers, belonging to the stream of political Islam, emerged on the scene, aspiring to...
The Arab region is witnessing religious unrests caused by Islamized groups and jihadistswho launch wars in the name of religion, wars that mutilates the faith of Islam, creating and spreading Islamophobia [fear from Islam] in the West.
In a new study conducted by Ekrem Karakoç, the American researcher reveals some insights about the real relationship between migration and the rise of the Salafist movement in Egypt.
The Muslim Brotherhood Organization expressed its dismay over the participation of Al-Azhar in the three-day international Islamic conference held lately in the capital of Chechnya, under the title “Who Are The Sunnis?”
The fight against IS must also be fought in ideological terms. Egyptian Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Salah, who speaks the language of Salafi Muslims, is eager to play a role in this effort. This is the background of my contribution to the Op Ed page in Trouw.  
Dr. Muhammad  Ṣalāḥ agrees with the report „Inside the Jihadi Mind“ of the Tony Blair Foundation that the ideology if IS needs to be confronted. Ideology only can be confronted by another ideology. Communication is needed. “We need dialogue with Dāʿish and anyone else to bring them back within the...
Dr. Su’ād Sāleh, professor of Islamic Comparative Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) at the women college for Islamic studies at Al-Azhar University, accused Dr. Hassan al-Janaynī the Al-Azhar scholar of attributing a 'weak' hadith (saying) to Prophet Muhammad. According to Dr. Sāleh, the hadith in the...
Yesterday I received the unexpected news that Ezzat al-Salamony (ʿIzzat al-Salāmunī) died ... back in August. He was a leader in al-Gama'a al-Islamiya (the Islamic Group), designated a terrorist entity by the United States. I was able to interview him a couple of times.
A small mosque located in the vicinity of the Faculty of Commerce at Cairo University was demolished, after prohibiting any praying inside any facility that is not in a mosque.
Dr. Mahmoud Khayyal is a sharp critic of Islamism, Islam and every claim to absolute truth. Tobias Lebens interviewed him for Arab-West Report.
During his talk show aired on Sadda al-Balad TV Channel, program presenter Ahmad Mūsa warned the parliamentary electoral candidates of using religion in their campaigns, noting that some candidates have resorted to bribe voters who are in need of medical treatment, in order to win parliamentary...
Having grown up with a huge share of 19th century European thought which has been heavily affected by the story of “the disenchantment of the world” during which the God of monotheism had taken a couple of heavy knocks, I recently became interested in Islamic religious thought. I soon found out...
Saif Daif Allāh writes:Before the January 2011 Revolution, the Salafis in Egypt were the only religious group that strongly supported the regime of ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Their perception at that time was that they denied themselves all political activities, claiming being scholars who...
Egypt’s Dar al-Iftā`, the governmental body in charge of issuing religious edicts, said the conference was another attempt by Islamist factions to legitimize violence and spread chaos across the country. “This is especially clear in the choice of venue. Turkey’s hostility towards Egypt is no...
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