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The author emphasizes that Egypt is witnessing a wave of terrorism, listing a number of fields, where the state could make efforts to deal with this serious problem.
Terrorism, extremism, sectarian sedition and the rise of the Baha’ī religion are all the consequences of the diminishing role of religious institutions and political, economic and social factors.
The author says that chaos, nepotism and favoritism have become a sad feature of daily life in the Azhar’s religious institutes sector in Kafr al-Sheikh. The under-secretary in Kafr al-Sheikh [Reviewer: No name or ministry mentioned. Most probably of the Ministry of Awqāf (Endowments)] uses...
Dr. Hasan Muhammad Wajīh writes about two visits by Prince Charles to Egypt. Prince Charles’ visit to the Azhar in 1995 mainly focused on improving intercultural interaction between Islam and the West. His visit in 2006, however, was marked by a ceremony during which he received an honorary...
In an interview with Subhī Mujāhid from Rose al-Yousuf, Shaykh Ibrāhīm ‘Atā al-Fayyoumī, secretary-general of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy, explains the real role of the Azhar and clarifies its judicial authority to confiscate books.
The article is an interview with Nabil Abdel Fattah, assistant manager of Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, on the issue of renewing the religious discourse. He comments on the attempts of some intellectuals to associate the concept of renewing the religious discourse with the...
The article is an interview with Sheikh Gamal Qutb, former head of the Azhar Fatwa Committee. He presented his assessment of the religious discourse of the Azhar. He believes that the discourse of the Azhar is suffering from the same problems the Islamic religious discourse suffers from all over...
The article reports about measures taken by the American Administration to force countries of the Middle East to apply democracy. It also mentions that reports accusing the Azhar of funding some terrorist group are being circulated within various American government offices.
Al-Ahram Al-Arabi devoted a special file of eight articles to the Azhar, as the biggest religious institution in the Islamic world. The file is a comparison between the status of the Azhar in the past and today. In the past, the Azhar played a great role in many fields, religious and national....
The author comments on the historical and religious status of the Azhar. He believes that the great status of the Azhar is somehow deteriorating. He discussed the reasons behind this in the light of the attitude of the Azhar towards of the fatwa of the Iraqi Transitional Ruling Council.

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