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A conference commemorating the first anniversary of the July 7 London bombings is to be held on June 25 in Birmingham, under the auspices of a number of Islamic organizations, including al-Ghurabā’ [The strangers] Movement.
A famous scriptwriter criticizes Islamic fanaticism and “repentant actresses” resuming their artistic careers.
Muhammad Rabī‘a discusses the growing phenomenon of ‘militias’ of men and women accusing people of unbelief and criticizing their dress on the public transport system.
The author tackles the recent myths and juggleries in Islamic discourse which deform the Islamic image before the world, urging the Azhar to deal with this serious problem.
The European Union is now developing a new strategy to review the language it uses to describe terrorists who claim to act in the name of Islam.
The author says that Islam is nothing but faith and sharī‘a [Islamic law], and therefore criticizes those preachers who preach about ‘unseen things’, which is, frankly speaking, not proved by prophetic traditions and stories.
This interview with Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī deals with the latest fuss when she and her daughter, Muna Hilmī, appeared on a television program to call for giving children to the names of their mothers, not just their fathers.
Correcting the image of Islam in the West can be achieved when Muslims first admit that they actually failed in transmitting the right concept of Islam and then map out a plan for this goal.
Recent studies have revealed that the largest portion of violent crimes in Egyptian society is due to trivial disputes over household expenses. Taking into consideration economic problems, sociologist Dr. Ahmad al-Majdoub argues that unemployment and poverty are the main factor behind the...
The author writes about a conference he attended in Indonesia that has considered ways for Arab Muslim countries to benefit from the experiments of non -Arab Muslim countries and which discussed whether Islamic discourse could be reformed without taking the Arab environment into account.
The article deals with religious reform in the Arab world as a first step on the road to progress amidst formidable problems concerning national income, unemployment, poverty, illiteracy and lack of basic education for children.
The author wonders in this article whether increasing the number of dā‘iyas are enough to convince the West of the soundness of the Muslim faith.
Islam respects all other divine religions, even at the time it is being attacked and offended. True Muslims are those who believe in other religions and messengers.
The author presents a meeting between Ahmad ‘Abd al- Mu‘ti Hijāzī a famous Egyptian poet and the muftī in which Hijāzī talked about the relationship between scholars, extremism and terrorism. The muftī boasted that all those who proved to be extremists or terrorists were not graduates of...
The author investigates the practice of an international football referee, Muhammad al-Sayyīd, who has reportedly stopped several games in the football league to listen to the adhān.
Preaching on public transport has become a phenomenon in the past few years. “It is very common in microbuses to find people giving cassette tapes with religious content to the driver to play throughout the journey.” Walīd Ahmad, a university student, says.
Muslim scholars unanimously agree that attacking the houses of worship of non-Muslims is harām [religiously impermissible].
In an interview, the general director of the Religious Guidance Department at the Ministry of Awqāf [Endowments], Dr. Sālim ‘Abd al-Jalīl argues that freedom of religion is guaranteed in Islam, since God says: “There is no compulsion in religion. The right direction is henceforth distinct...
Mr. Muhammad al-Dirīnī has said in an interview that he intends to establish a Shi’ite political party and a university in Egypt to propagate Shi’ism.
The president, in the celebrations held annually by the awqāf ministry to celebrate the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, called on Muslims all over the world to catch up with modern developments and science.

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