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Professor of Islamic Sharī'a at Al-Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, addressed in a fiery message the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, following the latter's annulment of the the annual Iftār at the White House this year.  
Despite the public outrage against the statements of Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī on the H...
A group of Azhar scholars declare their opinions on the Azhar researcher’s thesis that deemed Rose al-Yūsuf Kāfir. All scholars denounced the Takfīr; however some approved the negative stance on the periodical.
Scholars have rejected calls to amend the second article of the constitution which stipulates that the principles of Sharī‘ah are the mainstay of Egyptian legislation as they believe it would transform Egypt into a secular state.
Following the mixed public reaction to the recent statements made by the Egyptian minister of culture, Fārūq Husnī, on the Ḥijāb, the People’s Assembly’s committees for Religious Affairs and Culture and Media held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the issue. In an attempt to...
The author discusses arguments about wearing jilbāb and a long beard, with Muslim scholars stating that these are not a religious duty.
The niqāb is stirring controversy in different parts of the World. An Egyptian university professor is to be sued for criticizing it; the Egyptian muftī advises that women don’t wear it and students wearing it will be barred from accessing a university hostel. In Western countries it is regarded as...
The article praises a court ruling repealing a previous ruling that gave Egypt’s nearly 1000 Bahā’īs the right to have their faith registered in official documents, with opinions by intellectuals that Bahā’ism is not a religion and that the only religions recognized in Egypt are the divine...
Recent studies reveal that the majority of Internet websites and religious satellite channels focus on theology, but fail to address vital issues in Muslims’ lives.
In Eastern Sudan, a Muslim girl has married a Christian boy, based on a fatwa given by Shaykh al- Turābī, general secretary of the Sudanese National Conference Party.
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayib, president of the Azhar University announced that the university’s council has decided to inaugurate a new faculty in the department of law and sharī‘a in order to teach its subjects in the English language.
The deteriorating standard of al-Azhar graduates, who work as mosque preachers came to the point of the issuing of perplexing fatwas and the fumbling for the right Islamic law.
Her Royal Highness Princess Basma spoke about discrimination against women at a conference where studies were presented about the rights, privileges and freedoms guaranteed to Muslim women in the Sharia.
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