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The Endowments Ministry applauded the statement that was released on March 15, from al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars, which allowed the suspension of Friday sermons and congregational prayers to protect people from the coronavirus.
Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ published a fatwa on its official Facebook page saying: "Female genital cutting is ḥarām and is a [form of] violence against women #no_to_female_genital_cutting."
The modern world is marked by the ideological clash that everyone is involved in whether as participants or victims.  In order to understand the world correctly, the real sources for these concepts that control this world and their meanings have to be known.
Muslim and Christian religious leaders stressed their support for the government’s measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  They praised President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, Prime Minister Dr. Mustafā Madbūlī, and all government’s decisions taken in order to lighten the negative...
The second day of al-Azhar’s Conference for the Renewal of Islamic Thought witnessed controversy following statements made by the President of Cairo University Dr. Muḥammad ʿUthmān al-Khusht, which many considered to be in opposition to the Asharite [al-Ashʿarī] (theology school in Islam), pushing...
The subject of women and their position in Islam still arouses intellectual, legal, and political controversy in different places of stability around the world.   Accusations against Islam and Islamists of regarding women as weak and degrading them still remain.  ʿArabī 21 is opening a portfolio...
Dr. Khālid ʿUmrān, Secretary of Fatwas with the Dār al-Iftāʾ, issued a fatwā that allows donations that go towards fighting against the Coronavirus pandemic, and assisting state efforts in necessary scientific research in order to provide necessary measures for prevention and treatment.
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, Minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf] emphasized that whoever is talking about how it is forbidden [ḥarām] to close mosques in these current circumstances are either ignorant or enemies of the nation and humanity.
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI), which is under the authority of the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ and the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, presented statistics about Christmas fatwas.
All streams of political Islam are competing for the need to apply the punishments under the Islamic law, which includes the so-called al-Ḥudūd al-Sharʿiyah, as a divine system that cannot be replaced by penal systems. In the experience of the Muslim Brotherhood's rule of Sudan, which lasted from...

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