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A fatwa issued by the former Mufti of Egypt stipulating that currency trade is haram has caused a juridical debate between Azhar scholars. The Sheikh of the Azhar referred the fatwa to the Islamic Research Institute for examination and comment.
The new Mufti of Egypt decided to entrust the task of issuing fatwas to the Islamic Research Institute. The author believes this not to be a good decision, as the Institute has charged many intellectuals with kufr [unbelief] and is not known for defending the freedom of opinion. He suggested the...
“Al-Horriya Al-Deeniya fi Al-Islam” [Religious Freedom in Islam] is the most important book of Sheikh Abdel Mota’al Al-Sa’eedy, a senior sheikh at the Azhar. Sheikh Al-Sa’eedy reached the conclusion that whoever abandons Islam should not be killed. He believes that what has been previously said...
S. M. Al-Homosani wrote Aqidaty he converted to Islam a year ago. When his family found out they threatened to kill him and forced him to sign a written confession that he has left Islam and returned. He asks if he is considered an apostate because he signed that confession, although deep in his...
A Muslim woman, who is married to a non-Muslim and had a baby by him, wrote to Aqidati to ask about the Islamic judgment on her marriage. The secretary of the Fatwa [religious decree given by a Muslim scholar, a Mufti] Committee in the Azhar wrote in reply: "All the scholars of Islam have agreed...
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar has issued a decision to transfer all the administrative employees of the Fatwa committee in Al-Azhar to other works. He also ordered the reformation of the Fatwa committee according to the article 1150 issued in 1997. He also decided to hire Sheikh Tosoun Ibrahim...

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