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In his weekly TV program on ON Live channel, Egypt’s Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām commented on the Egyptian president’s statement on Muslim scholars for being ‘the light that eliminates the darkness,” saying that religious scholars play a role in building societies by devising solutions that solve...
The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
Background: An interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī tackling how Islam responds to some controversial issues such as terrorism, freedom of belief and Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. The questions are asked in English then translated into Arabic. The responses of Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī are...
Subtitles:1- Dr. Tantawy: She who drew this nasty picture deserves death. The Mufti demands the Israeli government and men of religion declare their position from concerning this immoral action.2- Men of religion: "This is a declaration of war against Islam".3- Arabic newspapers: "It is the most...
Through their Internet site www.gayegypt.com , gays in Egypt “insulted” the Prophet Muhammad by interpreting some events in his life as an indication of gayness.
At the time the Secretariat-general of the Islamic World League is asking the United Nations to put an end to the attacks on Islam, T-shirts with a print of a sexy semi-nude girl on the background of a Qur´anic verse and copies of the Qur´an which have on their inner covers photos of...
A T-shirt design of a dog and a “How are you?” under it caused a problem in a clothes factory. Workers refused to process the design and threatened to go on a strike, believing that the way the dog´s legs are drawn is an imitation of how the word “Allah” is written in Arabic.
‘Abd al-Rāziq, professor of sharī‘a and theology at the Dār al-‘Uloum says that his study of the names of Allāh has taken two years of immense research of over 50 encyclopedias comprising 20,000 books. He elaborated that many of the names of Allāh are not among the 99 attributes of God, known to...
Articles by seven journalists showing different aspects of a plan to halt Egypt’s development. First there are the tapes of preachers designed to influence all sectors of society. The Islamic shari’a was then used to try and facilitate building on agricultural land, thus harming the economy. The...
The article discusses the issue of poets who cite Qur’anic verses in their poems and thus end up accused of kufr [unbelief] by men of religion. It approaches Muslim scholars to comment on when poets are allowed to cite Qur’anic verses in their poems in the framework of the freedom of creativity,...

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