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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...
The Islamic Research Academy at the Azhar is set for a meeting on Monday which will be headed by Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Endowments Minister Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, and Azhar University Head Dr. ‘Abd Allāh al-Husaynī. The meeting will discuss the...
Dāwūd talks about a fatwá prohibiting women from working as cashiers. The ruling was issued by the Saudi Arabian Council for Fatwá and Research and consequently opposed by a press campaign publishing previous fatwás by the council permitting women to work as cashiers. Dāwūd claims that this is the...
‘Abd al-Wahāb ‘Īsá writes about the fatwá issued by Dār al-Iftā’ accusing Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī of apostasy.
In response to a question regarding Sayyid al-Qimnīreceiving the State Award, Dār al-Iftā’ prohibits honoring whoever attacks Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.
In spite of the bitter controversy created by Sayyid al-Qimnī’s honoring, some people have expressed their admiration for his ideas. Al-Qimnī expresses his views, and comments on issues related to freedom of expression and sectarianism in Egypt.
Al-Dustūr reports on Mustafá al-Jindī’s request to forbid unauthorized people from issuing fatwás.
Hishām Nājī Nazīr filed a lawsuit before the Administrative Court, demanding the cancellation of his conversion to Islam. He cites as reasons the fact that no medical exam or questioning of his motives took place.
The appearance of bizarre fatwás goes against the tolerant nature of Islam writes Amānī Mājid.
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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