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Muhammad ʿAbd al-ʿAtty al- Nūbī, President of the International Al-Azhar and Sufī Youth Union, invited Egyptian youth groups to stand as one against what he describes the spiral of despicable violence that spread through Egypt recently. Al-Nūbī stressed today, in his declaration, that what happened...
Gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram group attacked on Monday a Dilli Village in the north-east of Nigeria, near the border with Cameroon killing dozens of villagers causing material losses. 
The religious establishment denounced what had been shared about the fatwá of al- Nūr party that prohibit buying the certificates of Suez Canal as a form of ribā (interest) that is considered harām  (religiously prohibited.)
The secretary of fatwá in Dār al- Iftā, Dr. Magdy Ashūr stated that its is incorrect to generalize the chat fatwá without asking the specialized sheikhs about it.
Dār al- Iftā’ assured that electronic conversations are not allowed between men and women who are unrelated to one another. 
Dr. Suheir Abdel Azīm [Suhayr ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm] has recently published a book al-Musīqa fī al-Islām (Music in Islam), which deals with the relationship between aesthetic and moral values of music in Islam. In her book, Dr. Suhayr ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm describes how music and singing is deeply rooted in Islam...
Although they are found all over the world, sculptures that represent nudity are still rejected by the conservative Arab societies. This rejection was manifested yesterday in the debate generated when Egyptian thinker and physician Khālid Muntaṣir published on his Facebook account a photo of the...
The depiction of prophets in Islam: a controversy generated every time a film production wants to screen their biographies.  The debate was raised again, yesterday, following the statements of Dr. Jābir `Aṣfūr, Egypt's former Minister of Culture, claiming that "Al-Azhar has no right to reject films...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that wearing the niqāb is left for women to decide, as such falls under personal freedom, and comes within the framework of the permissible [in Islam], explaining that “if the employer asks a female employee no to wear the veil at work, she should...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that human rights in the western world are not concerned with the directives of religion, of ḥalāl and ḥarām, but rather, to completely remove religion from any area of life. Among these rights is homosexuality, for which the Grand Imam emphasizes...

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