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Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, professor of sharī’ah at the Azhar stated in response to al- Qaradawi’s fatwa, calling the participation in the presidential elections harām, that religion has nothing to do with elections and that no person or institution can claim that such a vote or referendum is halāl (...
Today, Saturday, Cairo Criminal Court renewed the detention of 4 indicters for 45-day pending investigation on charge of financing terrorism, including the daughter of a Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī, ʿUlā.   Both ʿUlā al-Qaraḍāwī and her husband were arrested by the Egyptian security authorities in July 2017...
Azharite sources have stated that the Azhar has referred a request from Dr. Muhmmad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, calling for not recognizing the World Union for Muslim Scholars, headed by Yūssuf al- Qaradāwī, and closing any branches it may have in Egypt, to the Islamic Research...
The decision to discharge shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī enraged the employees of ‘Islam Online’ who in turn called for the establishment of a new site carrying the same message of ‘Islam Online.’ Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī announced that they will resume their Islamic cultural project.   
Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī issues a fatwá urging Muslims to reduce the prayer time during working hours so as not to exceed 10 minutes.
According to officials in Athens, the number of Muslim women participating in this year’s Games is the lowest since 1960. Several Muslim countries have sent no women athletes at all; others, such as Iran, are taking part with only one, in full hijab. (Editor’s Note: Egypt sent three women; all in...
Dr. Youssef al-Qaradawi issued a Fatwá at the Journalists? Syndicate on August 31 that kidnapping American [civilians] and killing them is a duty so that they would leave Iraq immediately. He also said that there is no difference between an American civilian and an American soldier because the...
During a seminar held at the Journalists? Syndicate, the heavyweight Muslim scholar Shaykh al-Qaradawi discussed, among other subjects, the situation in Iraq. Shaykh al-Qaradawi, the head of the newly established, Ireland-based Union of Muslim Scholars, was quoted as saying that all Americans in...
The visit of Shaykh Qaradawi to the UK trigged angry British media responses. The Shaykh was described as an extremist, a radical and a hard-liner. Shaykh Qaradawi’s support of martyrdom operations carried out by Palestinians and his calls for punishing homosexuals were highlighted as evidence of...
The Muslim preacher Shaykh Youssef Qaradawi arrived in London on July 5 for a week-long stay in a response to the invitation he received from a Muslim Association in UK The visit of al-Qaradawi triggered much debate that reached the House of Commons as the leader of the opposition, Michael Howard,...
Religious freedom is a modern term that has occupied the minds of many scholars and intellectuals. What does religious freedom mean to the moderates, how do some try to deny that freedom, and could religion be forced onto someone? Dr. Youssef al-Qaradawi will answer these questions.
The Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa to the effect that jihad against the US in its war on Iraq is an individual duty on all Muslims. The fatwa has received both positive and negative comments and is reported to have raised the anger of the US Embassy in Cairo.
‘Abd al-Mun‘im Sa‘īd writes about an al-Jazīrah interview between the Shī‘ah Āyat Allāh ‘Alī Aḥmad Hāshamī Rafsanjānī and Sunnī Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī.
Iqbāl al-Sa‘dāwī interviews Shaykh Jamāl Qutb to discuss his opinion concerning the Ḥadd of Riddah.
The author talks about al- Qaraḍāwī’s opinion that surprises all Muslims. According to him, the story of the web of the spider and the nest of the two doves in Ḥirā’ Cave is not true as it is not mentioned in the Qur’ān or Sunnah.
In a message to al-Misrī al-Yawm, al-Zumur said that there are no conditions made by security officials at the Ministry of Interior as a prerequisite to release him from prison and that his meetings with the leaders of al -Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah aim to activate the principle of non-violence.
The author discusses the belief that secularism is the only way of making headway and progress in the Arab world. He critiques Lafīf Lakhdar’s arguments, and considers how relevant they are in reforming Islamic society.
A conference held at the Azhar University, attended by Muslim scholars and medical doctors from Africa, Asia and Europe, condemns female circumcision and denies that it is a religious practice.
In the second emission of the interview with Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, the former Muftīī of Egypt discusses the Ḥijāb and Niqāb referring that there are far much serious issues that Muslims need to be occupied with instead. He refers to some foreign powers that try to attract Egypt Muslims by their...
The Egyptian authorities detained 22 Brotherhood members. At the same time America included the group in its lists of terrorist groups. The inclusion of the Brotherhood came after the American authorities asked Italy to detain the president of al-Taqwa Bank, which was founded by some...

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