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Recently published by the Dār al-Battāna Publication House are two books of the Egyptian thinker and writer Dr. Khālid Muntaṣir.  The two books titled ‘Lakum Salafkum wa Lī Salafī’ (You have your own predecessors and I have mines), and the second book ‘Al-Khitān wa al-ʿUnf ḍid akl-Marʾah (‘Female...
Minister of Endowments Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah stated that the Islamic Research Institute in the Azhar has assured that it rejects all forms of extremism and terrorism. 
Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyīb, Shaykh of the Azhar, has met with a group of Azhar professors and Endowment preachers.
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”.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports is organizing preaching convoys under the slogan of “Together we Protect Egypt” in all governorates from March 25 until April 25.
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy shaykh from al-Azhar al-Sharīf concluded his visit to Brazil, at the invitation of the Federation of Islamic Institutions in Brazil, to visit Rio de Janeiro. The Deputy Shaykh from al-Azhar affirmed that there are several constants that represent Al-Azhar's cooperation...
"Without preserving the homeland, there will be no moderate religious discourse, and the call to God needs a stable ground." Said Dr. ʿAbdullāh Al-Najār, a member of the Islamic Research Academy. "Anyone who calls for dispute and division is not a preacher," he said in an interview aired on Ten TV...
Egypt’s Dār al-Iftā'will be hosting the fourth international conference on Tuesday, in the presence of hundreds of Muslim scholars and communities in the world. The conference will discuss the issues on fatwa renewal to accommodate contemporary developments. These issues will be discussed in light...
Throughout its history, al-Rifāʿiyya has gone through important developments, difficulties and rumors. For example, some people think that Rifāʿiyya followers have a relationship with snakes and lions. But here is the true story of Shaykh Ṭāriq al-Rifāʿī. 
In his press statements to Ṣada al-Balad, the Secretary of the Parliament’s Religious Affairs Committee Shukrī al-Jundī said that developing a plan for renewing the religious discourse is a positive step towards countering the radical ideology through appointing more imams and preachers that cover...
In a symposium held today under the title “The Role of Women in the Missionary Work and the Educational Field” during the inauguration of the summer cultural season of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the Minister of (Religious) Endowments, Dr. Shaykh Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa stated that a...
In accordance with article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution of 1923, Islam is the religion of the State and Arabic is its official language. The principles of Islamic Sharia are the main source of legislation. For nearly a century, the drafters of the Egyptian constitution persisted in giving the...
Dr. Usāma al-Qūṣī, the Salafist preacher, criticized the Salafist boarding School called “al-Salafīyah al-Madkhalīyya” whose most famous shaykhs in Egypt are Muḥammad Sayyid Raslān, Maḥmūd ʿAbd al-Rāziq Raḍwāni, Ṭalʿat Zahrān and others - describing it as the most dangerous school on the Egyptian...
In his statements to the British “Economist” newspaper, a Royal Advisor to the Saudi Arabian crown prince Salmān bin ʿAbd al-Azʿiz (also Abdul Aziz) said that the monarchy is to meet future decisions on what concern the construction of churches on it territories. The advisor, who declined to be...
Over the past years, the renewal of religious discourse has been the primary concern and the major point of debate in the Egyptian religious institutions, particularly after President al-Sīsī repeated calls on many occasions. 
In their yesterday’s meeting, both Dr. Shaykh ʿAbbās Shūmān, Deputy of Al-Azhar, and Dr. Mājid bin ʿAlī al-Nuʿaymī, Bahraini Minister of Education, considered the steps taken by the Kingdom of Bahrain for establishing the Shaykh ʿAbdullāh bin Khālid Academy for Islamic Studies. 
The recently deceased scholar Shaykh Maḥmūd ʿĀshūr was one of the most prominent undersecretaries and leaders of al-Azhar over the past years; besides, he was an active member of the Islamic Research Academy, the Supreme Consultative Council for Bringing Muslim Madhahib Closer together of the...
In the second day of the “Youth Peacemakers” Forum held under the auspices of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and the Canterbury Cathedral, the intensive lectures and workshops program continued at the Churchill College of Cambridge University, focusing on raising the participants’ awareness...

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