Islamic sect- accepts first four caliphs as Muhammad's successors.
The shaykh of the Azhar has asked to receive an official invitation through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to participate in an inter-faith dialogue summit in Washington.
This article reports on recent clashes between Syrian and Iranian backed Hizb Allāh and government troops in Lebanon.
The spread of religious satellite channels does not indicate a moral renaissance or a sign of a healthy religious climate. These channels soon turn into religious "ghettos" that instigate sedition.
A Syrian director is intending to realize a movie about Jesus Christ as depicted in the Qur’ān. Muslim and Christian religious institutions in Egypt refused the movie. The Azhar usually rejects depicting prophets in the cinema and Pope Shenouda called on Syrian President Bashshār al-Assad to intervene and stop the movie. The following lines provide arguments about the movie and sheds light on an interview that was conducted with its director.
Participants in the 13th International Conference of Islamic Philosophy fiercely attack Professor Hassan Hanafī for criticizing the Sunni school of jurisprudence, al-Ash‘arī, and saying that miracles occur according to a law that we do not know.
The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.
Rashīd al-Khayyūn reviews the speeches given during the regional meeting symposium that was called for by the Arab Group for Muslim-Christian Dialogue.
Al-Sayyid discussed the decline of Christianity in Arab countries and the Middle East. Emigration, foreign invasions, and internal conflicts are highlighted in the text as the main reason for the decline in Christianity in those countries.
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s recent comments about the application of Sharī‘ah in Britain have created a massive wave of responses. Here one author who is a Muslim women discusses how Sharī‘ah still governs women and children in family law.
The author, Dr. ‘Ādil al-Jūjarī, describes the deteriorating conditions for the Christians in Iraq after terrorist attacks followed them from Baghdad and Mosul to Basra where churches were attacked, priests slaughtered and Christian women harassed and kidnapped.