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Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people.
Sufī Shaykhs criticized the elections of the Shaykh of the Sufis stating that these were marred by  legal irregularities.
A study of Hāzim al- Gamal, a lawyer at the Azhar, stated that the Azhar with its moderate thought has developed new theoretical pillars that include economic relations, politics and society as well as legislations.
Dār al- Iftā has denied that a fatwá was issued, religiously prohibiting the boycott of the presidential or parliamentary elections
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, assured that protecting tourists is a religious duty. 
In his column this week, Egypt’s   renown writer and journalist, Ḥamdī Rizk wonders of the number of fatwas issued exclusively on women, referring to the report released by the Global Fatwa Index in the Egyptian Fatwa House, in Arabic Dār al-Iftāʾ, that states that 12% of all the fatwas issued by...
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy shaykh from al-Azhar al-Sharīf concluded his visit to Brazil, at the invitation of the Federation of Islamic Institutions in Brazil, to visit Rio de Janeiro. The Deputy Shaykh from al-Azhar affirmed that there are several constants that represent Al-Azhar's cooperation...
In their yesterday’s meeting, both Dr. Shaykh ʿAbbās Shūmān, Deputy of Al-Azhar, and Dr. Mājid bin ʿAlī al-Nuʿaymī, Bahraini Minister of Education, considered the steps taken by the Kingdom of Bahrain for establishing the Shaykh ʿAbdullāh bin Khālid Academy for Islamic Studies. 
In the second day of the “Youth Peacemakers” Forum held under the auspices of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and the Canterbury Cathedral, the intensive lectures and workshops program continued at the Churchill College of Cambridge University, focusing on raising the participants’ awareness...

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