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Al-Azhar's Jurisprudence [fiqh] Committee confirmed that fasting Ramadan [Ramaḍān] is obligatory, emphasizing that as of now, there is no medical evidence proving that fasting leads to getting the novel Coronavirus.  The Committee held an emergency meeting with senior doctors, medical specialists...
At the time that al-Azhar issued a decisive fatwa [fatwā] assuring that it is not dangerous to fast during Ramadan [Ramaḍān] in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the secretary of fatwās for the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ announced that the Dār al-Iftāʾ was in the process of studying legal opinions. ...
Dr. Khālid ʿUmrān, Secretary of Fatwas with the Dār al-Iftāʾ, issued a fatwā that allows donations that go towards fighting against the Coronavirus pandemic, and assisting state efforts in necessary scientific research in order to provide necessary measures for prevention and treatment.
Speaking at the Forum for "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" in Abu Dhabi, Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām called for launching a special international "Charter of the New Alliance of Virtue", to defend all houses of worship.  Such a charter would take necessary measures and mechanisms to protect...
Several readers have sent letters in response to a previous letter by reader Samīr Farancis criticizing Dr. Zaghloul al-Najjār’s articles about the scientific miracles contained in the Qur’ān. The first of these letters was by Hamdī ‘Abd al-Mo‘tī ‘Alī, who said Dr. Zaghloul al-Najjār needs nobody’s...
Rose al-Yousuf presented a file with six articles about the same subject written by Sayyid al-Qimnī, Muhammad Shahrour, ‘Abd Allāh al-Najjār, ‘Abd al-Sabour Shahīn, Hāla al-Bannā, Majdī al-Milījī.
The author continues his series of articles on Bedouinization. He questions to what extent it is accurate to say that the Bedoiuns had a great influence on culture in the Middle East, and considers dress code among other things.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
Mijāhid Khalaf interviews the Islamic thinker Zaghlūl al-Najjār, who discusses the West’s misperceptions of Islam.
The scientific inimitability of the Qur’ān harms Islam more than it benefits it.

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