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Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, the muftī of Egypt, leaves on Saturday April 5 for Oman to take part in a seminar entitled “The Development of Jurisprudence Sciences” from April 6-9, 2014. It is organized by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs. Various Islamic scholars from different countries will...
Al-Azhar Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence, Dr. Saʿd al- Hilālī said that any fatwa issued on equality in inheritance between man and woman is binding only to the one who decides to implement it.
There are several demands from Azhar Scholars, Salafīs and Sufīs to implement the “Had al- Hirābah” (an Islamic law that leads to the amputation of limbs for those who engage in thuggery).
Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)
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...
Dr. Saʿd al-Dīn al-Hilālī, Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University, said that the entire Egyptian society used to perform marriages in a verbal manner (like ʿurfī marriages) until 1931. 
The ideas presented by researcher Islām Biḥayrī aim to renew religious discourse by updating, criticizing, and purifying it from impurities that have been associated with it over time. 
The Islamic preacher and MP, Dr. Āmna Nosseir, said that the veil is a Jewish tenet, and not an Islamic one, pointing out that Islam came and took over this Jewish tradition which was rooted among tribes. “Islam never ordered or imposed the veil on women,” Nosseir said.
The Faculty of Arts of the University of Beni Suef, organized a seminar under the title “ women's rights between Islamic Jurisprudence and the law" under the supervision of Dr. Jawdat Mabrūk , the Dean of the College.
‟If an Imam sides with one group, he risks to push the entire institution and the mosque off course. The mosque would be split either into Salafi, Sufi, Muslim Brothers, or Liberal, as is the case nowadays; and this is inconceivable.” These words reflect the methodology Al-`Alawāni adopted in his...
Guided by the common desire for a continuous and fruitful cooperation, a protocol of cooperation was signed between PhD. Dr. Shawqi `Allam on behalf of Egypt's Dār al-Iftā' and Shaikh Āzād Khorshed on behalf of Kurdistan's Islamic Scholars Union, Branch of Kirkuk, Iraq.  
In a forum held on “Intellectual Encounter” in the main hall of Cairo's International Book Fair, Dr. Jāber `Asfūr, Egypt's former minister of tourism, said that the detention of Islām al-Beheiry and Fātma Nā`ūt are but indicators for Egypt's need for an awakening, which, according to him, will soon...
Beside resorting to all four schools of Islamic law, the Civil Code of Egypt allows recourse to mainly the Hanafi doctrine,. Legislation in Northern Egypt for example mainly allow recourse to the doctrine carrying the name of its founder Abu Hanīfa, whereas legislation in the South, and most of the...
The fatwá is commonly known in the West as a death sentence. Among Muslims, the fatwá can be among the most powerful tools of Islamic populism. On a third front, the fatwá is simply a bureaucratic function. Which definition encompasses reality?  
The Muslim Brotherhood set Egyptian politics ablaze with their decision to nominate their chief financier, Khairat al-Shātir, for the presidency. All political groups recognize the right of the group to do so but many have criticized them harshly, recalling their promise from early in the...
Our November 4 review of Prof. Hans Jansen’s article “Copts” in Hoeiboei, on October 14th led Jansen to write that “Most arguments in defence of Islam are known in The Netherlands for what they are, it makes little sense to repeat these another time. With best wishes, Hans Jansen.” [ In Dutch: De...
Arab-West Report, April 1, 2011Title: Interview with Ibrāhīm al-Huḍaybī (former member of the Muslim Brotherhood and political activist) about the current situation in Egypt Authors: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Arndt Emmerich and Judit Kuschnitzki Introduction of Ibrāhīm  al-Huḍaybī: I am Ibrāhīm al-...
Dr. Ahmad Al-Raysouni, scholar on the fundamentals of Islamic fiqh, researched the concept of majority rule in Islam and what the Shari’a says about this issue. He says in the introduction to his research that there is no straightforward statement [in the Qur’an] that tells Muslims to follow the...
A book published ten years ago has triggered a recent uproar. The book ?Mas?ouleyit fashal al-Dawlah al-Islāmīyah fil asr al-H...
The article is about religious Fatāwá [religious rulings] and the need for scientific integrity in mentioning evidences that supports or contradicts Fatāwá given by Muslim clerics.

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