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Grand Imām Dr. Shaykh Ahmad al- Tayyib head of the Azhar stated that the Custodian of the Two Holy Places, King ‘Abd ‘Allah Ibn Abd al- ‘Azīz al- Saūd is a wise and experienced leader who is alert to the conspiracies that is arranged from forces of evil to Arab and Muslim countries
The technical bodies affiliated to the Saudi Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (CTHM) Project has announced that for the first time, it is to live broadcast in five languages the simultaneous translationof the Farewell Sermon or Khutbah ʿArafāt of al-Ḥarām Mosque. 
The article presents a brief review of some literary works on the hajj, to show how literature has been influenced by religious values in society.
The Libyan president says that Christians and Jews should be given the right to circumambulate the ka‘bah.
Ṭāhā Farghalī reports about the incident of destroying 17 Christian websites.
A fatwá issued to Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah regarding smoking and if it annuls al-Iḥrām sparks controversy among scholars and the public alike.
Nawal al- Sa’adawi started defending herself against the apostasy charges directed at her. She issued a statement in which she criticized the defamation campaign launched against her by a weekly paper. It was reported that she backed down on her decision to confront Mohammed Hassan al-Alfi,...
Some media sources reported that the American authorities asked the Saudi authorities to observe the pilgrimage season this year because it discovered that some terrorists belonging to Al-Qa’ida intended to hold a meeting during this season. The Saudi authorities took this matter into...
The separation of a husband and wife as a result of one of them leaving Islam is not directly based on the Qur’an or Mohammed’s tradition, but rather on jurisprudence conclusion that since the apostate is no longer a Muslim, and since a Muslim female cannot marry a non-Muslim male, they are to be...
Many men of religion, Islamic scholars and intellectuals refuted Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi’s opinions. Sheikh Abdel-Monsif Mahmoud said that pilgrimage is not a pagan relic but is basically a declaration of leaving paganism. Adel-Fattah Abdel-Karim said that her demand to allow women to marry more than...
Novelist Tharwat Abaza believes that Nawal Al-Sa’adawi’s opinion that going on pilgrimage is paganism indicates a serious mistake and disbelief and that her ideas about inheritance and her claim to make man equal with woman is a major disaster. He said that his judgment of Al-Sa’adawi is based on...
One of the newspapers ran an interview with Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi, in which she was asked her opinion about going on pilgrimage and other issues. The author argues against her opinions and claims that her knowledge of Islam is poor.
The Mufti of Egypt said that Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi disapproves of religious matters while being fully aware of it, maintaining and insisting on her disapproval and obscenities. Thus according to the Shari’a [Islamic Law], she steps out of the area of Islam and leaves Muslim society.
The Mufti believes that Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi’s broke the boundaries of good manners and morals and that her opinion concerning transplantation of sexual organs leads to the undesirable mixing of lineage. He stressed that the hijab [hair cover] is clothing in accordance with the Qur’an and the...
Dr. Adel Sabour Shahin said that Nawal Al-Sa’adawi was a heretic and a communist who does not believe in God. Dr. Suade Salah, the former dean of the Faculty of Islamic Studies, said that her opinions are considered a deviation from religion as she denied one of the main essentials in Islam, that...
Interview with Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, Grand Sheikh of the Azhar, about a range of actual subjects in Egypt, including regulating pilgrimage, his opposition to the embargo of Iraq, religious censorship, the new magazine of the Azhar, a fatwa on taking loans, presenting religious personalities...
Thousands of Egyptian Muslims clamored into tents set up at Abbasiya’s Youth Center on November 7 to find out if this year would be the chance to fulfill one of their most important religious obligations.
Maverick lawyer Mustafa Rasian is filing suit against the Interior Minister, Sheikh Al Azhar and the Grand Mufti of the Republic because of a new policy mandating that Hajj pilgrims wait five years before going to Hijaz again.
Writing in his column "Issues Today", the author explains how easy it is to convert is Islam.
The two books ’The Book and the Quran, a contemporary reading’ by Mohammed Shahrour and ’My Father Adam - the story of creation between the truth and the myth’ have such a strong resemblance that is very close to plagiarism.

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