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Al- Azhar has banned the American movie “Son of God” that presents the life of Jesus.
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
Members at the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy has rejected a Finance-Ministry-proposed bill sectioning the introduction of Islamic financial bonds.
The Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) announced the replacement of the fatwā kiosks, one of which was located at Cairo’s main metro station of al-Shuhadāʾ, with art exhibitions, according to sources quoting Egyptian Minister of Transport.
Commenting on the statement disclosed by Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam, in which he accused Al-Azhar of spreading radical thought, Dr. Mohyī Al-Dīn `Afīfī, Secretary General Of The Islamic Council for Research, said that Al-Azhar does not spare an effort to promote moderate Islam by...
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...
After a lengthy discussion, the Islamic Research Academy decided to confiscate a number of books, including a French book on the history of religion that contained a picture of the Prophet Muhammad. The Academy also expressed its refusal of the English version of the Qur’ān, claiming it to be...
A member of the Islamic Research Academy, Dr. Muhammad al-Mukhtār al-Mahdī, said that Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, received a phone call from the church requesting that he postpone the Academy’s meeting to discuss Bishop Bīshūy’s recent comments, but he refused to do so. Al-Mahdī denied...
The Islamic Research Academy holds an urgent meeting today to discuss Bishop Bīshūy’s offensive statements about the Qur'ān and Islamic faith. The group says that Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib is outraged by the statements. Dr. Muhammad Ra‘fat ‘Uthmān claims the reason behind the current...
The Azhar has ignored Bishop Bīshūy’s comments and has called for a meeting with the Islamic Research Academy tomorrow to discuss the issue. The Ministry of Endowments issued a statement saying that the Qur'ān was written before Prophet Muhammad’s death but gathered after, and that non-Muslims do...

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