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The Ministry of Youth and Sports is organizing preaching convoys under the slogan of “Together we Protect Egypt” in all governorates from March 25 until April 25.
The recently deceased scholar Shaykh Maḥmūd ʿĀshūr was one of the most prominent undersecretaries and leaders of al-Azhar over the past years; besides, he was an active member of the Islamic Research Academy, the Supreme Consultative Council for Bringing Muslim Madhahib Closer together of the...
Al-Azhar submitted a bill to Egyptian President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī to stipulate penalties against anyone who disseminates materials inciting hatred, practices any discriminatory speech against members of society on the basis of color, faith, or race, or blasphemes Judaism, Christianity or Islam...
During his Friday prayer speech, Azhar University professor Dr. Ismā‘īl al-Bādī described questioning Qur'ānic verses and whether they were added before or after Prophet Muhammad’s death as slander. He cited various Qur'ānic verses as proof of the Qur'ān being impossible to distort because it is...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper speaks to Sheikh Ahmad al-Sayih, a professor of Islamic doctrine at Al Azhar University who is originally from the governorate of Qena, about the attacks against Coptic Christians in Nag Hamadi.      
The article presents speeches of a number of Azhar scholars that have been delivered in a symposium on human rights in Islam.
Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah has issued a Fatwá allowing girls who have lost their virginity to have grafting hymen surgery and not to tell partners about past sexual experiences. The Fatwá caused debates amongst religious scholars, sociologists and people as it violates traditional norms.
Muḥammad Nāṣir discusses the idea of the Azhar having a satellite channel.
On the desert road between Cairo and al-Isma‘iliyyah, a miraculous tree is attracting the attention of all Egyptians who rush to pray and praise the power of God present in the tree. Many Muslim men of religion do no better than the public in praising the tree.
The author wrote an article in which he blamed the Sheikh of the Azhar and complained about his reaction to those opposing him. A comment on his article was said to be written by the General Secretary of Islamic Research Institute. What amazes the author is that when he blamed the Sheikh of the...
Fahmi Howeidi wrote an article in which he commented on the dismissal of Dr. Mahmoud Himaya from the Azhar. He accused the Grand Imam of persecuting and firing his opponents. The writer believes that the title Howeidi chose for his article and the accusations in it can only come from someone who...
The Sheikh of the Azhar dismissed a professor in the faculty of Usul El-Din [fundamentals of religion] and a member in the Azhar Scholars Front. He considered that what the professor wrote in one of the newspapers was a defamation of his character and objected to his decisions. The author wonders...
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