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The article is a comparison between the institutes established by the Azhar and Ansar Al-Sunna Al-Mohammadia group [Supporters of the Sunna of Muhammad] to train those who want to be preachers and imams. He concludes that there are many negative aspects about the institutes of the Azhar that make...
An interview with the Rector of the Azhar University on how to correct the image of Islam in the West. He believes that Muslim preachers can play a key role in that respect. That is why the Azhar University concentrates on graduating well qualified preachers.
The author believes that defaming the image of Islam becomes an “international hobby that has started by writing and reached the extent of using military power against Muslims.” Muslims have a problem in correcting the image of Islam, which is that preachers, who are the bridge between Islam and...
An acquainted source related to the US Aid Association in Cairo revealed that there is a secret unofficial deal between the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments and the Azhar on the one hand and the association on the other hand. The deal is in effect-training a great number of sheikhs and imams at the...
A letter to the editor from students in Suez governorate. They complain about the loudspeakers used in a mosque controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood and the “destructive” lectures given there.
An inspector for the Ministry of Endowments gives the opinion that women are religiously allowed to pray and fast during menstruation. He is judged for giving similar “strange” opinions. A professor at the Azhar University says that he is an apostate who should be killed if his apostasy threatens...
In a symposium titled “Renewing religious discourse,” former dean of the Faculty of Mass Communication [no university mentioned], said that prayer rooms and mosques, that are not under the surveillance of the Ministry of Endowments, are one of the main reasons behind the spread of terrorist groups...
The British Charity Committee accuses Abu-Hamza Al-Misri, leader of the Ansar Al-Shari’a [advocates of the Islamic law] group, of turning the mosque where he preaches into a center for extremists. Al-Misri says he will resist plans aiming to dismiss him from being the imam of the mosque.
The Dutch People´s Party for Freedom and Democracy [VVD] demands that the flow of incoming imams for mosques in The Netherlands from Islamic countries be halted, starting in the year 2007. It also demands to forbid giving work permits for imams coming from outside the country.
The Minister of Awqāf has held a meeting to discuss ways of ending the Brotherhood’s control over a number of professional syndicates and mosques.

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