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Qur’ānic verses and the call to prayer have been recently used as mobile ringtones by young Egyptians, raising concerns among some groups.
The Grand Mufti stated that jizya should be imposed on non-Orthodox Christians living in Egypt. He confirmed that jizya is deeply rooted in Fiqh [Islamic jurisprudence]. We must differentiate, however, between Orthodox Christians; Egyptian citizens, and other Christian denominations, including...
We can rest assured to consider the recent fatwa issued by the Egyptian Dar Al-Ifta [Fatwa-giving House] rendering haram [unlawful according to Shari’a] the practice of the yoga sport as one of the most serious during the past few years. This fatwa inspires an attitude of close-mindedness towards...
Watani International met with the Grand Mufti of the Republic, Dr. Ali Goma’a, during his visit to London in which he headed a delegation comprising Dr. Muhammad Abu Lila, Dr. Gaffar Abdel Salam and Dr. Zaghloul Al-Naggar. The objective of the visit, as the Grand Mufti stated during a seminar held...
Last week, Watani International printed an interview with Dr. Aly Gomaa, Egypt’s mufti. Some of the questions directed to the Mufti concerned the comparison between the absolute freedom with which Muslims in Egypt build mosques, and the parallel restrictions imposed by law on the building of...
There are many different opinions about the Islamic telephone service. The Mufti believes that taking money for giving a fatwa is illegal and dangerous that makes people turn to non-specialists. The dean of the Faculty of Shari’a is of opinion that if a certain institution asks an individual or a...

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