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Dar-Alifta Al-Misrriyah (Dār al-Iftā’ or Ifta House) reported that 471,808 fatwás were issued in 2012.
Dar-Alifta Al-Misrriyah (Dār al-Iftā’ or Ifta House)’s Fatwa Council confirmed the lawfulness of greeting non-Muslims in their feasts as long as expressions contradicting Islam are not there (Ibrāhīm ‘Umrān, al-Ahrām, Dec. 31, p. 2). 
The Azhar’s Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb greeted Copts for Christmas, expressing his hope to strengthen the ties between Egyptians.
Muftī of the Republic Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah said that Islam prohibited incitement to shed the blood of anyone and considered it more sacred than "Bayt Allah al-Harām" (Allah's Holy House) [referring to Mecca where Muslims go for pilgrimage]. q
Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah praised the Egyptian church’s position regarding the film and cartoons defaming the Prophet Muhammad, adding the crisis has brought Egyptian Muslims and Christians to unite.  
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah and members of the Azhar’s Senior Scholars Board and Islamic Research Academy and Minister of Awqāf (Endowments) Tal’at ‘Afīfī also congratulated Pope Tawadrus.
Azhar scholars have requested a quick implementation of the law against sabotagers and terrorists. Al-Azhar Scholars have assured that what terrorists are committing is prohibited by Islam as well as all heavenly religions. They added that Islam rejects all acts of terror. Dr. Abāss Shūman, the...
  The media monitor of Dār al- Iftā’ has alerted in a recent report to the danger of those shaykhs who are not qualified scientifically and issue extremist fatwás. It stated that they do not realize the danger of their fatwás which may lead to the destruction of societies. The report assured that...
Dr. Ibrahīm Nijm, Advisor to the Mufti, noted during his meeting with Jere Van Dyk  Senior Fellow of the US  Council of Foreign Relations that Dār al- Iftā’ started to monitor jihadist thought and fatwás that incite violence and respond to it.
Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah, speaking during a Friday prayer sermon, said the incidents of Dahshūr were not just a passing quarrel but were far more dangerous than this. “Trucks were brought to carry the furniture and electrical appliances inside Christians’ houses. That was an organized...


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