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Wā’il Lutfī writes about the fate of Muslim Brotherhood after losing in the parliamentary elections. Salāh ‘Īsá thinks they will not turn to more secretive violence because they would not want to jeopardize their public existence. Researcher Wahīd ‘Abd al-Majīd thinks that MB will probably turn...
The article focuses on the recent controversial statements issued by the Azhar Scholars Front regarding different issues, mainly after the death of former Grand Sheikh of the Azhar, Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī.
This article outlines one group’s efforts to ban the new version of “The Arabian Nights.” This type of censorship has been increasing in Egypt recently.
Rose al-Yūsuf wonders whether niqāb will spread in Egypt in the future or not.
Rose al-Yūsuf writes about Islamic economy and how the West adopted this mistaken concept during the financial crisis.
Al-Qaradāwī have suffered from an emotional crisis which has brought him a lot of unexpected problems that does not suit his high lofty position as one of the most famous Islamic Shaykhs after his second marriage.
Lutfī responds to Fahmī Huwaydī’s allegations about veiled women being offended and targeted by Rose al-Yūsuf and by the government and civil workplaces. He also fiercely criticizes Huwaydī and his misleading approach toward the subject.
Wa’īl Lutfī explores a controversial book by Jamāl al-Bannā which raises doubts concerning the narrators of Prophet Muhammad’s hadīths. This book explores the history of how hadīths were collected and the political circumstances that accompanied them.
The article chronicles the rise and development of Salafism in Egypt. It also sheds light on the ties that connect Salafism to other Islamic movements, particularly Muslim Brotherhood. The author finally hints out that Salafism is going to have the upper hand in the political status quo.
The article chronicles the appearance of famous dā‘iyahs in Egypt and covers the on-going struggle between the new dā‘iyahs and Salafis to take over the status of the publicly-adored dā‘iyah. The absence of an effective role of the Azhar is also questioned.
Wā’il Lutfī discusses the fatwà issued by Dr. Muhammad Shawqī al-Fanjarī about zakāh for oil production.
Salafism is becoming more widespread due to its popular preachers who succeed in influencing ordinary people through salafi religious satellite channels.
The author discusses content presented by religiously-themed satellite channels, namely ’al-Nās’, ’al-Rahmah’ and ’al-Hikmah’. He argues these channels are dominated by salafīs who spread backward, extremist ideas, with officials not taking action against them.
The author accuses Egyptian preacher ‘Amr Khālid of lying when he claimed that he comes from a wealthy family in order to justify the multi-million dollar wealth that he has amassed.
Although the Cabinet dismissed his campaign against drug addiction, the famous dā‘iyah cAmr Khālid leaked news to the press about receiving government patronage, leading the author to think that the dā‘iyah might have sought legitimate coverage for his campaign.
The article reviews a report by Forbes magazine – the Arabic edition – on the wealth of new Islamic preachers.
The article reviews a lecture delivered by a Salafī da‘iyah, Shaykh Muhammad Hassān in which he considered football as a Jewish conspiracy to distract Muslims from the Palestinian issue, and that Egyptian celebrations for the trophy of their national team of the African cup of nation is harām.
al-Jihād ideologue, Sayyid Imām refuses to apologize for the killings and the terrorist operations which the organization committed because it would strengthen the position of opponents of the reviews within the organization.
The article is a review of Rose Al-Youssef’s file "The Complete Conspiracy: The Extremist Plan to Destroy Egypt’s Civilization." The file exposes the dangerous dimensions of extremism’s conspiracy against Egypt. The aim of the conspiracy is to destroy every aspect of Egyptian society.
The article is based on a listing of articles that tackle two controversial fatwás issued by two prominent Islamic scholars. The first Fatwá was issued by Dr. ‘Izzat ‘Atīyah, the head of the Hadīth Department of the Faculty of Usūl al-Dīn [Fundamentals of Religion] at the Azhar University. The...


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