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Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a ruling allowing the ban on headscarves (Hijab) at work if the employer deems it necessary. This comes after two women in Germany filed complaints after being suspended from work for wearing a headscarf.
A delegation of 25 Muslim and Christian leaders from Burundi, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda and Zanzibar visited al-Azhar al-Sharif on Saturday, as part of the cooperation program with the Anglican churches in the African continent, to spread peace and a culture of acceptance of diversity and...
Dr. Muḥammad al-Ḍuwaynī, the Deputy of al-Azhar al-Sharif, said that the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ was successful in choosing the title of its conference, which revolves around the developments of fatwās in the digital age, and we are aware of the urgency of this issue in the meantime.
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) said that pursuing media and fatwā materials released by extremist organisations is a top priority for the observatory. The observatory dwells into the discourse of these groups in order to know what their aims are, so it can refute such ideas,...
In an attempt to improve the management of the global fatwa institutions and support their digital transformation, the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ is holding its yearly conference titled “Fatwa Authorities in the Digital Age…Development Challenges and Means of Cooperation” on the 2nd and 3rd of August. ...
Dr. Usāma al-Ḥadīdī, Director of al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwas, said that “What Ethiopia is doing regarding the Renaissance Dam, by controlling and monopolizing water resources, is forbidden per Islamic Sharia and is seen as corruption of Earth”.
The Egyptian people and government’s solidarity with the Palestinians is much more pronounced and powerful than it was in previous Israeli assaults on Palestinians.
Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University, said that gloating over the death of a person, regardless of their beliefs and opinions, is prohibited according to the Islamic Law [Sharia].
The 31st International Conference for the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs entitled “Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue” kicked off today with ministers, scholars, and muftis from 40 different countries expected to participate. 

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