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Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the success of the International Conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs has assured that Egypt is the country of security and peace. He added that it has showed that Egypt has regained its power and leadership, and that...
Grand Muftī Doctor Shawqī ‘Allām will participate today in the ‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’ that is being held in Abu Dhabi, a conference involving Muslim thinkers and intellectuals from around the world. Doctor ‘Allām emphasized the necessity of spreading a culture of peace in...
Al- Azhar has honored Counselor Adly Mansūr, former interim president, for his dedication and devotion in the service of the homeland
The Azhar, Dār al-Iftā’ and the Ministry of Endowments demanded punishment for those responsible for the death of several members of the security forces in the town of al-Farāfara in the governorate ‘NewValley’.
After his reappointment as Minister of Religious Endowments, Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah stated that he is planning to regulate the Egyptian religious discourse more tightly in order to purge it from extremist elements. Furthermore, he wants to improve the investments of the endowment funds in...
Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, refuted all allegations posed against his ministry regarding its cooperation with the state of Israel. Dr. Jum’ah referred to these allegations as lies intended to damage the ministry’s image. 
Dār al- Iftā assured that giving incorrect or data to official institutions in order to attend Hadj (pilgrimage) is prohibited religiously whether that takes place in his country or a country that person would travel to
Dār al- Iftā’ has assured that Islam does not ban tourism and does not consider it harām (religiously prohibited). It also assured the importance of developing the tourism industry as an economic resource to combat unemployment (Sanā’ Hashīsh, al-Wafd, Feb. 22, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic...
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, mufti of the Republic has denounced the terrorist attack that has targeted the Sinai security department in ‘Arīsh and led to the death of eight and injured more than 22 others. 
Dr Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh is traveling on Sunday to the Emirates to receive the Dubai International Award for the Holy Qur’ān. 
The religious establishment denounced what had been shared about the fatwá of al- Nūr party that prohibit buying the certificates of Suez Canal as a form of ribā (interest) that is considered harām  (religiously prohibited.)
Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh stated that it is not permissible to give employees raises based on love and hate.
Grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh al-Azhar, called on the West to respect the beliefs of Arabs and Muslims. During a meeting with Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union's Representative for Human Rights, the Grand Imam said that the East and West have different definitions of the term human...
Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh requested each Egyptian house to be moderate in spending and avoiding excessive spending, stating  that Ramadan is a month of prayer and asceticism and not one of pleasure, or having fun. 
Dār al- Iftā’ assured that electronic conversations are not allowed between men and women who are unrelated to one another. 
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, the Minister of Endowments, assured that ISIS, the Muslim Brotherhood and all the takfīrī organizations constitute the greatest danger that the Arabic nation (‘ummah) is facing.
 The Minster of Endowments Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah stated that mosques will not be part of the coming elections and that he shall not allow a single Salafī to give sermons.
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, has decided yesterday to expel any imām or preacher that takes part in sabotage and the destruction of infrastructure of society
Dr. Ibrāhīm Nigm, Advisor to the grand mufti, stated that ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) is an organization that has misled many young people in the name of religion. 
The Ministry of Endowments stated that there is no possibility to exploit mosques politically or to use it for electoral purposes for some political parties and groups in the future. 


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