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Official Muslim organizations – the Azhar, the Academy of Islamic Research, the Iftā’ House and the Ministry of Awqāf (Endowments) – sent high-ranking delegations to offer condolences over the death of Pope Shenouda, mourning the Coptic religious leader as a “symbol of peace and amity that will be...
MP Shukrī al-Jundī, Deputy of the Religious Affairs and Endowments parliamentary committee, called on the House of Representatives to have al-Azhar and the Ministry of Endowments supervise religious centers around the world, especially given that Egypt is a pioneer in spreading Islam's tolerance...
Karīm Kamāl, president of the union, stated that the recent violence, unprecedented in the Egyptian society, has jeopardized media outlets when the perpetrators blocked the Production Media City and blocked the judges from accessing the Supreme Constitutional Court. The latest curfew imposed on...
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy of al-Azhar, said that al-Azhar would not infidelize any person (takfīr), stating that the appropriate description of terrorists is that they fight God and the Prophet and that they are corrupted. Their judgement in Islam would be death and crucifixion, and the chopping...
Members at the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy has rejected a Finance-Ministry-proposed bill sectioning the introduction of Islamic financial bonds.
Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Tayyib received the delegation of the Italian Senate, headed by Senator Nicola Latorre, Chairman of the Committee of Defense during his visit to Cairo. Shaykh al-Tayyib said al-Azhar is an educational institution that works to establish peace among all peoples, and this...
Al-Azhar al-Sharīf in Asyūṭ celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Asyūṭ Religious Institute, known as Fū'ad I Institute, in the presence of al-Azhar's deputy, Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, on August 9, 2017.
On the canal shore, in the city of Ismā`iliyya, to which he moved to escape the capital Cairo and its noise, al-Yawm al-Sabī` interviewed Dr. Khālid Muntaṣṣir, a physician, intellectual and media person. But most importantly, he is a man capable of stirring up controversy in the Egyptian street on...
The depiction of prophets in Islam: a controversy generated every time a film production wants to screen their biographies.  The debate was raised again, yesterday, following the statements of Dr. Jābir `Aṣfūr, Egypt's former Minister of Culture, claiming that "Al-Azhar has no right to reject films...
Researcher Islām Biḥayrī described discussions about reconciliation with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood as “the crisis of all crises,” from which Egypt and the surrounding region would not recover again. In a long interview with al-Dustūr, Biḥayrī said: the Brotherhood got a proper chance to...

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