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The author opposes a party or a state based on religion, and uses Iraq as an example of a country cursed by religious state and parties.
Martin Accad argues that there are many misunderstandings about certain realities in the Middle East, the first of which has to do with the use of the term "terrorist." He also discusses apocalyptic forms of Islam and Christianity, and how people can help the situation.
The writer gives a brief overview of a book titled “Al-Gafar” about the truth of the expected mahdi. He believes that the establishment of Muslim self-power is more important than waiting for a person who will come at the end of the age…Judgment day.
The magazine approaches many Muslim scholars for comments on the reality of the awaited Mahdi and when he will appear, if he is a real figure.
The author believes that there is no convincing reason for stopping the TV program "Ro´a” [Revelations] which hosts Muslim scholars and psychiatrists to interpret dreams. The program is said to have prompted the imminent coming of the Awaited Mahdi.
A sheikh told people that the Masseikh El-Daggal [anti Christ] and the Awaited Mahdi are born. When people know that the end is coming, they tend to forget their problems and crises because they have a ready solution [the end] which will sweep away all economic, political and social crises.
Azhar scholars say that the Awaited Mahdi is just a myth. Sheikh Youssef El-Badri says the opposite. He backs his opinion with Qur´anic verses and hadiths. He forecasts that a dark man will appear one day as the Awaited Mahdi.
Interview with Sheikh Mahmoud El-Hanafi, who is said to have interpreted a woman´s dream on the TV program "Ro´a" as to mean the imminence coming of the awaited Mahdi
A TV program “Ro’a” [visions] hosts men of religion who interpret dreams for the members of the audience over the phone. It was said that one of the dreams was interpreted as an indication of the imminence of the awaited Mahdi and the Day of Judgment.
The author reports on Egypt’s muftī’s statements about the concept of the Mahdī in Islamic belief.
There is no obligation on Muslims to watch the advent of the mahdī according to the muftī of Egypt.
A Saudi man called Al-Hussain Bin Abdullah Al-Lehadi claims on his own website that he is the awaited Mahdi sent by God to the whole world. Al-Lehadi propagates his false claim through the Internet and there are people who believe that he is the real, long-awaited Mahdi.
The writers give a meticulous analysis to the false ideas revealed in the folk beliefs of some Muslims and Christians. These ideas create a relation between the signs of the Judgment Day and the American-British invasion of Iraq. The article describes how Israelis are exploiting these claims. The...
The General Administration of Cairo Investigation Office arrested a tailor who claimed to be the Mahdi [awaited-for prophet in Islam]. He claimed that he knew the time of Doomsday, and the secrets of the Holy Qur’an, and he said he was able to explain its verses. He was accused of exploiting...
A man wrote a letter to the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, claiming that he is the Mahdi who, in Islam, comes at the end of times. The article further explains the concept of this self-acclaimed Mahdi on the end of times and the response of well-known Muslim scholars.
A letter to the editor about a book that claims that Christ will come back in the year 2000 and that the world will end in the year 2010.
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