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In their yesterday’s meeting, both Dr. Shaykh ʿAbbās Shūmān, Deputy of Al-Azhar, and Dr. Mājid bin ʿAlī al-Nuʿaymī, Bahraini Minister of Education, considered the steps taken by the Kingdom of Bahrain for establishing the Shaykh ʿAbdullāh bin Khālid Academy for Islamic Studies. 
 A delegation of leaders from the German and Swiss Evangelical Churches visited today the Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism to learn the role of the Observatory in refuting the suspicions and ideas of extremist groups and clarifying the truth of Islam and its tolerant teachings on the...
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...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the success of the International Conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs has assured that Egypt is the country of security and peace. He added that it has showed that Egypt has regained its power and leadership, and that...
The Sufī tarīqahs (orders) have unanimously pledged support  Field Marshall al- Sīsī’s presidential bid. It also announced that it would start collecting powers of attorneys necessary to support the nomination. Abd al- Hādī al Qasabī, Chair of the Council of Sufī Orders, states that “the nomination...
Dr. Su’ād Sālih, Professor of Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence at the AzharUniversity, stated that it is possible that a woman becomes a muftī. She added that it is not an agreed upon requirement that the muftī is a free, hearing, seeing, speaking male. A fatwa can be taken from a male or female,...
  The media monitor of Dār al- Iftā’ has alerted in a recent report to the danger of those shaykhs who are not qualified scientifically and issue extremist fatwás. It stated that they do not realize the danger of their fatwás which may lead to the destruction of societies. The report assured that...
Dr. Ḥāfiz Abu Siʿdah, president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), member of the National Council for Human Rights, reviewed the Council's efforts to promote the concept of citizenry in Egypt and its role in supporting international organizations in their war on terrorism. He...
Dār al-‘Iftā’ al-Misriyyah (an Islamic institute for education and legal research), has stated that Egyptian society is undergoing a wave of certain groups labeling others as unbelievers, as a way of achieving political gains. The institute stated that this was one of the most serious offences...
In his speech in the UAE at the conference “Social Peace”, Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar, deplored the fact that global peace is tied to the whims of international politics and its changeability, saying that Islam viewed peace as the basis of international relations. He stated that the...

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