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In celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muḥammad organized by the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] last Monday, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib delivered a speech that clearly manifested that the war launched against the Quranists has not ended yet. Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib attacked the...
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.
One of the issues that surfaced after September 11 is the issue of "religious discourse" and its importance in showing that Islam is not a religion of violence and terrorism. Articles covered in this press review show what kind of religious discourse is needed today and whether there are Western...
Many articles in the Egyptian press describe the Shiite celebration that has been hosted in Karbala in the honor of Al-Hussein Ibn Ali. Some articles discuss the beliefs of Shiite Muslims, in the light of the Iraqi crisis. Others speak about inter-Islamic dialogue and the necessity of a union...
A controversial book is released during the Christmas period denouncing Christians as apostates who can legitimately be killed.
This article expresses alarm about the situation of Arab Christians in light of the sectarian feuds that are troubling Middle Eastern countries like Iraq and Lebanon.
The article refers to the dangerous spreading phenomenon of religious cassette tapes on public transportation. These tapes were issued by Islamic groups that have extreme tendencies.
An analysis of the impact of sectarian sedition on Arab policies.
The author of the article, Dr. Wā’il ‘Azīz, discusses religious freedom versus freedom of expression. He calls on Muslims to acknowledge the achievements of all Muslim scholars and intellectuals, and asserts that no one has the right to issue fatwás of Takfīr against anyone unless they publicly...
Ahmad Amīn ‘Arafātslams some satellite channels for inviting unqualified Muslim clerics who issue online Fatwás without having considerable knowledge of Islām. Citing Dr. Rashād Khalīl, the former dean of the Faculty of Sharī‘ah and Law, as an example, ‘Arafāt indicated that Dr. Khalīl issued a...
Who has the right to issue a Fatwá?
The author speaks about sectarian fanaticism in Lebanon because of politicians and its effect on Lebanon.
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, chancellor of the Azhar University and former Muftī of Egypt, expressed his anxiety about what is going on with fatwá’s in an interview with Dr. Durrīyah Sharaf al- Dīn. He stressed the superficiality of some Muslims nowadays and the compelling need to move from appearance...
After the Muslim Brotherhood announced their plan to change the ‘banned’ group into a legal political party, many voices were raised in an evaluation of the group’s role in the political life throughout its history.
‘Abdul ‘Azīz al- ‘Abdullāh al-Tūwigrī reviews a study entitled ‘Moderation,’ conducted by the Administration for Public Relations and Media.
Muhammad Hishām ‘Ubyh writes about two official religious associations in Egypt that are not concerned with political issues: al-Jam‘yah al-Shar‘yah and Jamā‘at Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhamadyah.
The Islamic Research Academy adviced to confiscate two books by Muslims authors about Jesus Christ, in addition to a script about the life of the Prophet Muhammad.
Muhammad Zuhdī presents an overview of three books that deal with heated Islamic topics, such as the causes of the revelation of Qur’ānic verses, the extent of religious freedom in Islām and the necessity of renewing Islamic discourse.
The author of the article, the lawyer for the Muslim Brotherhood, justifies the outlawed group’s resort to violence.
In a series of articles about the sources of Islamic legislation, the Egyptian Muftī, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, writes about the compilation of the Prophet’s hadīths by his companions.


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