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In an attempt to stop the deluge of Fatwás, that are issued by unqualified Muslim clerics on satellite channels, the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy recently announced itself and Dār al-Iftā’ as the only authorities responsible for issuing official Fatwás in Egypt.
The writer objects to and criticizes the Fatwá issued by the previous Egyptian Muftī Dr. Naṣr Farīd Wāṣil which proclaimed Ṣaddām Ḥussayn a martyr because of his persecution by the Americans.
A fatwá issued by the British Muslim Forum considers Muslim soldiers who are killed in Iraq and Afghanistan as ’martyrs,’ provoked an outcry amongst the British Muslim community.
A fatwá issued to Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah regarding smoking and if it annuls al-Iḥrām sparks controversy among scholars and the public alike.
A number of Bahā’īs respond to the State Commissioner Authority’s report that considered them murtad. The article stresses how the Bahā’īs will appeal this decree in an attempt to gain equal status as Egyptian citizens.
Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi and the Muftī of Egypt asked Bin Laden to hand himself over to save the Afghans from the American war. al-Qaradawi said that Muslim and Christian religious leaders could play an important role in limiting the possibility of a conflict between Muslims and Christians...
Azhar scholars rejected Prof. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi’s Fatwá that allows a couple not able to bear children to implant their zygote in the womb of another woman. They announced him a deviant from true Islām. Bayoumi said he is ready to turn from this fatwa if any medical discovery proved that...
The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in the elections of the Bar Association revealed their increasing political influence in Egypt following their recent victory in the parliamentary elections. The Bar association elections revealed the ruling party’s crisis, as it failed to confront the Islamic...
Europe’s rejection to Turkey’s entry into the European Union because of its Islamic values.
The Sheikh of the Azhar called for boycotting all foreign products that would benefit Israel and harm Arabic and Islamic countries. He said that boycotting foreign products is a duty and a kind of national support of Palestine. The Muftī declared that importing any foreign product that has an...

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