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The author says that the return of Muslim actresses who retired and have put on the hijāb to acting has sparked controversy on the religious legitimacy of acting while wearing the Muslim headscarf. Two camps of Islamic thinkers differ on the issue.
The author argues that fatwas need to take into account the present time in a way that should make people’s lives better, stressing the need to develop religious discourse and focus on the sublime values and ethics that all religions and beliefs call for.
Some people consider themselves as da‘iyas, although they are neither scholars of Qur’ān and Hadīth nor graduates of the Azhar. Such people are also being hosted on religion programs, on which they spread strange fatwas.
The article deals with an incident in which a woman wearing a niqāb smashed a number of great works by a fine sculptor after a recent fatwa from the muftī saying that statues are not acceptable from a Muslim point of view.
The article explores the opinions of graduates from the College of Fine Arts, who later became prominent figures in Egypt, on the ordeal the faculty is going through and the growing number of people believing that art is harām.
The article focuses on the resignation offered by a professor in the fine arts college over a mounting ultra-religious trend that believes that art is harām [unacceptable from a Muslim point of view].
Several students at the Faculty of Fine Art think that art in general, and sculpture in particular, is harām and accordingly they are trying to spread their ideas to influence the rest of the students.
An article about the Muslim Brotherhood’s intent to establish a state that has a religious, and not civil nature, and the attitude of the Muslim Brotherhood towards the Copts.
Fathī Mahmoud discusses the sectarian fitna in Iraq, stating that in an attempt to ensure such violence does not spread to Lebanon’s Sunni and Shi’ite communities, the Islamic authorities there have called for unity.
Dr. Youssef Al-Qaradawi met with a large number of people in a seminar held in the Ahli Club. The author discusses the fatwas he gave concerning the hijab, niqab, singing, and bank interest.

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