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Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the religious discourse has been abducted by unspecialized non-Azharites.
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Doctor Ahmad Tayyib, the Sheikh of al-Azhar, decided to expel a number of teachers in al-Azhar because they purportedly belonged to Muslim Brotherhood. A press release published by al-Azhar asserted that the teachers were ideologically affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood.  (2 April, 2015, ...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb is holding a meeting at the Azhar headquarters on Thursday with leading members of the Salafist Call Group, Islamists and preachers. The meeting will address issues of Muslim unity, da'wah (call) and unified religious discourse in this critical stage of...
Egypt?s new Muftī stressed that there will be coordination among the different Islamic institutions to arrive at a unified Islamic opinion and to help people avoid confusion that results from contradictory Fatāwá. He said that he is a son of the Azhar and so he will be keen on not issuing Fatāwá...
Some papers claimed that the Shaykh of the Azhar refused to extend the period in office of Dr. Nasser Farid Wassel as a Muftī for Egypt and appointed instead of him Dr. Ahmad El-Tayyeb because the former Muftī issued many Fatāwá that corticated his Fatāwá. Other papers shed light on the...
The article is an interview with the Mufti of Egypt. He comments on many topics including, giving fatwas, the relation between politics and giving fatwas, jihad, religious discourse, the US intervention in religious issues and educational curricula, dialogue with the other, the ideological...
The Brotherhood group criticized the Sheikh of the Azhar and declared its refusal of his fatwa concerning the permissibility of bank interest.
In this article, Egypt´s new Mufti speaks about the duties of Dar El-Ifta´ and the issues on which it can and cannot give fatwas. He said that it is important for specialists beside religious scholars to be consulted on issues such as genetic engineering, banking and medicine. This makes the fatwas...
The author of the article cites a few examples of the fatwas that have resulted in controversy amongst Muslims.

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