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The author of the article, Dr. Wā’il ‘Azīz, discusses religious freedom versus freedom of expression. He calls on Muslims to acknowledge the achievements of all Muslim scholars and intellectuals, and asserts that no one has the right to issue fatwás of Takfīr against anyone unless they publicly...
Arguments over the Islamic Research Academy’s judicial power to confiscate books.
The article discusses the conference of ’The Minority in the Middle East’ headed by the Chief of the emigrated Copts, cĀdil Abādīr. The conference is mainly about minorities’ rights in the Middle East.
The writer objects to and criticizes the Fatwá issued by the previous Egyptian Muftī Dr. Naṣr Farīd Wāṣil which proclaimed Ṣaddām Ḥussayn a martyr because of his persecution by the Americans.
The Ḥijāb is not an obligation in Islām, and it is dangerous to easily classify certain concepts under the known and proven. Islām needs innovating scholars who are able to bring it up to date while maintaining the sense of Sharī‘ah, depending on the reasonable interpretation of the Qur’ān and the...
A fatwá issued by the British Muslim Forum considers Muslim soldiers who are killed in Iraq and Afghanistan as ’martyrs,’ provoked an outcry amongst the British Muslim community.
Many of the issues considered as belonging to the proven and known in Islām can change according to time and circumstances. What some think as protection from foreign danger is really a restriction of development that gives one group of clergymen the authority to control the beliefs and...
A Shaykh who enjoys considerable public support declares that a woman is a dwarf that must be under the authority of a man, and thanks God for blind men having been saved from the fatal sedition of women.
The Supreme Administrative Court set the date of December 16, 2006 to release its final verdict on the issue of registering the Bahā’ī faith in official documents in Egypt.
Sāmih Fawzī writes about Takfīr and Rose al- Yūsuf, questioning the role of the Islamic Research Academy. Fawzī highlights the phenomena of recorded tapes that put national unity under threat as they encourage religious discrimination and call for supporting mujāhids.


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