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The author says the "misguided Fatwá issued by Dr. Ahmad ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, the Muftī of Dubai, permitting men to use powder and lipstick can only be described as a homosexual Fatwá that departs from the true Muslim faith." The Azhar, for its part, has denounced this type of Fatwá, whereas some have...
The Committee of the Azhar for the Dialogue with Monotheistic Religions has been in existence for twenty years now. But that did not stop the Grand Mufti, Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, from deciding to dissolve it due to "infeasibility" at a time when it is most needed. Many Azhar figures expressed their...
This article deals with issues between the government and the Azhar concerning visiting Jerusalem while it still is held be Israel. 
/*-->*/ Some Coptic human rights organizations have filed legal proceedings before the State Council requiring the enrollment of Coptic students into the renowned university of Muslim theology.
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib was appointed Grand Imām of the Azhar after the death of the late Shaykh Tantāwī. The author suggests that Dr. al-Tayyib’s absence from Muslim-Christian occasions, meetings and conferences raises questions and raises doubts among Copts.
Nabīl ‘Abd al-‘Azīz writes about the Azhar financial problems.
In an interview with al-Maydan, Dr. Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, the grand imām of the Azhar, speaks out on important issues.
This is an interview with the Islamic thinker Jamāl al-Bannā exploring a number of his viewpoints on different vital issues which have stirred up controversy among Islamic observers.
Nabīl ‘Abd al- ‘Azīz reports about the idea of criminalizing the Bahā’ī faith.
This article sheds light on some of the suggestions made by Dr. Zaynab Radwān to amend some articles in the personal status law project and reflects how these were totally refuted by shaykhs and scholars of the Azhar who stressed that these amendments contradict Sharī‘ah.


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