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Subtitle: 1- The leader of the organization says, "When Dr. Yehia Ismael said that Hanafy was an apostate, we decided to kill him" 2- The one who was supposed to carry out the operation says, "The plan was to kill him with penknives. I have trained on how to do this in Nozha" 3- An official state...
The author criticises the fatwa declaring Dr. Hassan Hanafy to be an apostate and explains how Dr. Hanafy’s work was taken out of context, and twisted to imply that he opposed Islam.
The largest spiritual gathering in France was held recently to show Westerners that not all Arabic speakers are Muslim and that there are a significant number of Christians in the Middle East too.
Sayyid Ghannām writes about the latest controversial fatwá issued by the muftī. The fatwá argues that a woman who delivered a child four years after her husband’s death is not adulterous and that pregnancy can span more than nine months.
The author reviews the opinions of Muslim scholars about the issue of recognizing Egyptians of Bahā’ī faith in official documents like identity cards as well as questions about marriage with Bahā’īs.
In an attempt to curb the sea of fatwas, the Azhar has recently submitted a proposal to the People’s Assembly, in which it called for introducing legislation to criminalize the issuance of fatwas by unqualified Muslim scholars, Muhammad Khalīl writes.
Are women allowed to be heads of states under Islamic sharī‘a? The decision of well-known feminist, Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī, to run for president during the elections of 2004 was opposed by a large number of Muslim scholars, who argue that the physiological nature of women prevents them from...
Despite the considerable number of fatwas allowing bank dealings, some Muslims argue that bank interest is an adjusted form of usury [Reviewer: Ribā], which Islam regards as a major sin.
Although the fatwa of Dr. Ali Jum‘a permits non-Muslim mothers to get custody of their Muslim children regardless of their age, many jurists refuse to allow children over the age of seven to remain with their mothers.
The author responds to allegations that the Azhar promotes sectarian conflict and tension and even spreads “bomb- fatwas”.

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