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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.


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