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Grand Mufti of Lebanon Shaykh ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Dariyān expressed his sincere gratitude to Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, for commissioning him to deliver the open plenary session of the 4th international conference of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide held today,...
Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)
Ḥāmid starts his article by stating his own opinion on the trending Fatwa kiosk by saying, “ The Fatwa Kiosk is a heresy invented by hastened Shaykhs. 
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, Minister of Endowments, confirmed that individuals who belong to political groups or organizations will be ruled out from preaching or performing daʿwa work in mosques, and will be transferred to administrative work. This came during a conference held by the Minister on...
Background: Islamic preacher Yūsuf al-Badrī talked about the characteristics of a preacher and the sources of legislation in Egyptian society. He also talked about the case of liberal Islamic thinker, Naṣr Abū Zayd and criticized his books. The questions were asked and answered in Arabic. For more...
The fatwá is commonly known in the West as a death sentence. Among Muslims, the fatwá can be among the most powerful tools of Islamic populism. On a third front, the fatwá is simply a bureaucratic function. Which definition encompasses reality?  
Dr. Muḥammad al-Shahhāt al-Jindī , Secretary of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, requested that all Fatwás be approved by the Islamic Fiqh Academy, due to the rise of what he called “Kiosk Fatwás”. Al-Jindī said that these incorrect Fatwás, such as those issued via satellite channels...
The proposal to limit the issuance of fatwás has stirred a great many responses, some of which are detailed in this article.
Al-Dustūr reports on Mustafá al-Jindī’s request to forbid unauthorized people from issuing fatwás.
The Islamic thinker Jamāl al-Bannā has issued a number of controversial fatwás recently. In this article Muslim scholars criticize al-Bannā and question his credentials.

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