Displaying 1 - 10 of 47.
A YouTube video in which an Egyptian (the text did not mentioned whether he is a Muslim or Christian) youth defiled the Qur’ān has sparked controversy amongst religious circles. The actions prompted a response from the Azhar officials, with Shaykh ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī stating that if he had acted in “...
Today’s press overview is tackling a “weird” so-called fatwá sanctioning the killing of opponents of President Muhammad Mursī, made by Shaykh Hāshim Islām, a member of the Azhar’s fatwá committee. In his religious opinion, Islām considered the opponents as “khawārij [Kharijites which means...
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, decided to refer the Azharite attire in Iraq, Shaykh Faraj Allah al- Shāzilī, for investigation for making the call for prayers in the Shi’ite way which contradicts with the call of Sunnah.
Last Tuesday (September 3), Dr. Shāykh Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of Al-Azhar, met the institution's representatives in the Constituent Assembly amending Egypt's Constitution to discuss Al-Azhar's view on the new document and agree on the texts that they will present to the assembly. One of the...
The Azhar and Dār al Iftā’ denounced the terrorist explosions that took place in Cairo and Sinai.
Shaykh Jābir al-Tāyi’, Deputy of the Ministry of Endowments, assured that non-Azharis among the Salafī preachers, including Shaykh Muhammad Hassān and Muhammad Hasanayn Yaqūb and Abū Isāq al- Huwaynī are not permitted to ascend the pulpits of mosques, as they are not appointed by the Ministry,...
Dr. Shawqī Allām, the muftī of Egypt, stressed that individuals should not implement legal penalties or take revenge themselves away from state institutions.  
Sources in the Azhar stated that the Grand Imam, Ahmad al- Tayyib, will take part in person in the Aswan reconciliation committee that aims to bring accord between the Banī Hilal and al- Dabūdiah tribes. 
The Ministry of Endowments has warned against using the prayer spaces in ‘Īd al- Adhá in electoral campaigning or partisan discussions.
Shaykh Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments and the head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs stated that the 24th Public Conference of the Council will be held under the title the “Grandeur of Islam and the Mistakes of those who follow it”.

Pages

Subscribe to