Displaying 1 - 20 of 44.
Dr. Shawqī Allam, the grand muftī, has denounced that armed militias have attacked one of the mosques in Baghdad, Iraq
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
More than 10,000 Muslims and Christians attended the ?National Conference to Support the Palestinians? that was held in the St. Mark Cathedral upon the call of Pope Shenouda. The conference was an expression of Egyptians? objection to the Israeli practices against the Palestinians. Pope Shenouda...
In a message to al-Misrī al-Yawm, al-Zumur said that there are no conditions made by security officials at the Ministry of Interior as a prerequisite to release him from prison and that his meetings with the leaders of al -Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah aim to activate the principle of non-violence.
The fifth anniversary of 9/11 was a strong reminder of the continued war declared by Islamism against the world, and especially the “infidel West.” This article approaches some of the many questions that that have been raised by the war.
In this article the author reviews the book, ‘Monks Garden for the Popes of the Coptic Church,’ and its effect on monastic life.
An Azhar scholar, Dr. Ra’fat ‘Uthmān, denies Israeli newspaper Maariv reports that he issued a fatwá on the impermissibility of Palestinian martyrdom operations and that such perpetrators would end up in hell.
The article is an interview with the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Goma´a. He comments on many subjects, such as, the concept of legitimate war in Islam, martyrdom operations, the Iraqi Ruling Council, the Iraqi resistance against American occupation, emergency laws and the relationship between...
The Sheikh of the Azhar stated to Al-Hayat newspaper that the explosions that took place in Saudi Arabia and Turkey are most appalling actions, which Allah forbids. These actions are in conflict with reason and with all the divine religions.
The Sheikh of the Azhar accused Israeli paper Ma´ariv of attributing false statements to him about martyrdom operations. Ma´ariv claimed that the Sheikh of the Azhar stated to it that the perpetrators of “martyrdom” operations are not martyrs.
The article reports about the statements the Grand Imam of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi made to Israeli TV in which he announced that martyrdom operations are haram [unlawful] and that the one who carries them out is committing suicide. The Grand Mufti, along with 38 other Muslim scholars...
The Grand Imam of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi told Israeli TV that martyrdom operations are haram [unlawful] and that the one who carries them out is committing suicide. The Grand Mufti, along with other 38 Muslim scholars, released a statement to prove the opposite of what the Grand Imam...
The writer reports about a meeting of Dr. Youssef Al-Qaradawi titled “The Religious Discourse in the Age of Globalization” at the journalists Syndicate. Dr. Al-Qaradawi discussed the meaning and methods of renewing religious dialogue, fiqh of priorities, martyrdom operations, and resistance of...
The author asks the Sheikh of the Azhar to let the Azhar play its role as a noble Islamic Institution. He asks him to travel to Iraq and issue a fatwa about boycotting American products if the US attacks Iraq. He asks him to give his opinion concerning human rights and the economic situation in...
The 14th Islamic Fiqh Conference issued a fatwa to the effect that it is illegal to support aggressors against Iraq. However, the final statement of the conference does not express any clear-cut stand towards martyrdom operations.
Shaykh Muhammad Sayyīd Tantāwī, the Grand Imām of the Azhar, has taken a number of perplexing decisions, supporting the French government in its war on the hijāb [Muslim female headscarf], and allowing the Israeli Rabbi Lau to enter the great religious institution the Azhar. When will the imām get...
The American Ambassador to Cairo asked the Mufti to issue a fatwa forbidding martyrdom operations as he considers them to be terrorism. The Mufti said that these issues were related to Islam and no one could tell Muslims what to say concerning their religious issues. He said that these operations...
The American Ambassador to Cairo asked the Mufti to issue a fatwa forbidding martyrdom operations as he considers that terrorism. The Mufti said that these issues were related to Islam and no one could tell Muslims what to say concerning their religious issues. He said that these operations are...
The Grand Imam believes that the Palestinian operations against Israelis are martyrdom operations if committed against militants and suicidal ones if against civilians. Sheikh Al-Qaradawi believes that they are martyrdom operations whether against militants or civilians. It is foolish and useless...
Many contradictory fatwas concerning the legality of women carrying out martyrdom operations were issued. Some scholars believe that women are not allowed to explode themselves because the shameful parts of their bodies would be uncovered and also because they would not be accompanied by a mahram...

Pages

Subscribe to