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A fatwá issued to Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah regarding smoking and if it annuls al-Iḥrām sparks controversy among scholars and the public alike.
The Supreme Administrative Court set the date of December 16, 2006 to release its final verdict on the issue of registering the Bahā’ī faith in official documents in Egypt.
The Muftī of Egypt issued a Fatwá to the effect that the contest of miss Egypt violates the religious values and the Eastern traditions. Basing on this Fatwá, the Prime Minister was warned against holding such a contest.
The writer records some arguments over some religious texts including al Ahād hadīths, Ḥijāb and circumcision. Also she discusses the question of right hadīths and what is called scarified hadīths.
In the light of al-Ghad’s publication of the "offensive" supplement which attacked the Prophet Muhammad’s companions and wife, the author of the article stresses the need for a consistent application of the law which criminalizes insulting religions.
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...
An overview of three articles dedicated to Sheik Sha’arawi.
An overview of different articles on Sheikh Al-Sha’arawi
The niqāb is stirring controversy in different parts of the World. An Egyptian university professor is to be sued for criticizing it; the Egyptian muftī advises that women don’t wear it and students wearing it will be barred from accessing a university hostel. In Western countries it is regarded as...
The Muftī of Egypt Dr ‘Alī Jum‘ah issued a controversial fatwá that a pregnant woman whose husband had died or left for four years cannot be considered an adulteress.


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