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22. ‘Egyptian Customs and Festivals ... a book for foreigners only

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22. ‘Egyptian Customs and Festivals ... a book for foreigners only
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pp. 40, 41, 42, 43
Date of source: 
30-06-2007
Author: 
Muná Bakr
Reviewer: 
Wafa’ Husam al-Din
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The author reviews a book about Egyptians’ traditions and customs authored by Sāmyah ‘Abd al-Nūr entitled, “Egyptian Customs and Festivals.”

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15. Ah&#803mad Zaki al-Yamani, the head of the Center of Studying the Intentions of Islamic Shari‘ah

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15. Ah&#803mad Zakī al-Yamānī, the head of the Center of Studying the Intentions of Islamic Sharī‘ah
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p. 14
Date of source: 
20-06-2007
Author: 
Hibah al-Sharqawi
Reviewer: 
Fatimah Usamah
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The establisher of the Cultural Charity Foundation and the Chief of the Center of Studying the Intentions of the Islamic Sharī‘ah, as well as the former Saudi Petroleum Minister Aḥmad Zakī al-Yamānī, is interviewed by al-Dustūr following his lecture at Cairo University. He discusses Islamic Sharī‘ah, Fiqh, and dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims.

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16. Religious mottoes enflame the Shurá Council’s elections

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16. Religious mottoes enflame the Shūrá Council’s elections
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06-06-2007
Author: 
Tamir Shukri
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Days before the Shūrá Council elections, the electoral campaigns have witnessed heated battles between the candidates of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling National Democratic Party. Both struggling blocks have accused each other of violating the law and showing religious references on their electoral posters.

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7. Jihad and international security

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7. Jihād and international security
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p. 2
Date of source: 
03-06-2007
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Hani Sa‘d
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An interview with Dr. Jalil Roshandel on the impact of Jihād on international security. He discusses differences in Sunnī and Shī‘ah thinking, nuclear weapons, and the impact of prejudices beliefs of terrorism on individuals.

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9. Jamal al-Banna: new scholars are reactionaries and backward

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9. Jamāl al-Bannā: new scholars are reactionaries and backward
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p. 1
Date of source: 
29-05-2007
Author: 
Ashraf Abu al-Rish
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
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Jamāl al-Banna forcefully attacked new scholars accusing them of reactionary and backwardness for their incorrect understanding of Qur’ānic texts, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s dialogue forum.

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2. Riddah of the ruler is the most serious riddah ever

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2. Riddah of the ruler is the most serious riddah ever
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p. 5
Date of source: 
16-05-2007
Author: 
Muhammad al-Dusuqī Rushdī
Reviewer: 
Nuhayr ‘Ismat
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Muḥammad al-Dusūqī Rushdī reports on the Islamic opinion of Murtadds. Dr. Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī believes that Riddah is one of the most serious dangers that threaten Islam. “Riddah threatens the spirituality of Muslims,” al-Qaradāwī said. He also differentiated between two kinds of Riddah: the heavy Riddah and the light one.

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28. The Copts’ wrath on al-Qadhdhafi

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28. The Copts’ wrath on al-Qadhdhāfī
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p. 12
Date of source: 
30-04-2007
Author: 
Archpriest Marqus ‘Aziz Khalil
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The article responds to the allegations of the Libyan president, Mu‘ammar al-Qadhdhāfī, who has attacked Christianity, claiming that the Bible is corrupt and Jesus was not crucified but someone else replaced him.

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19. ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahman permits killing non-Muslims in a PhD thesis

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19. ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān permits killing non-Muslims in a PhD thesis
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p. 8
Date of source: 
24-04-2007
Author: 
Muhammad Shibl
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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In one of his books, Dr. ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān interprets the Sūrah of al-Tawbah [Chapter of Repentance] as a divine order that supports killing non-Muslims unless they convert to Islam. However, the author cites a more moderate interpretation, saying that it is meant to straighten the behavior of non-Muslims toward other people.

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7. “Hadd al-Riddah is not mentioned in the Qur’an and should not be applied at the present time,” Jamal Qutb said

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7. “Hadd al-Riddah is not mentioned in the Qur’ān and should not be applied at the present time,” Jamāl Qutb said
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p. 8
Date of source: 
10-04-2007
Author: 
Muhammad Shibl
Reviewer: 
Nuhayr ‘Ismat
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Muhammad Shibl discusses hadd al-Riddah in Islam.

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11. Tunisian firing a campaign to suspect Qur’an and the final message in a questionable book

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11. Tunisian firing a campaign to suspect Qur’ān and the final message in a questionable book
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p. 5
Date of source: 
29-03-2007
Author: 
Muhammad Sayyid
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The article represents the opinions of Muslim scholars about the Tunisian researcher’s book ‘Tarīkhyyat al-Da‘wah al-Muhammadīyah’ [The History of the Muhammadan Call].

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