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The University of Al-Azhar, the highest religious authority in the Muslim world, has stated that storage of human eggs is not forbidden by Islam. "Sharia (Islamic law) does not ban the freezing of human eggs if they are subsequently fertilized by the husband’s sperm in order to guarantee the...
Nowadays, the newspapers are witnessing a number of articles that are planting doubt about the things which are fixed in Islam and do not change such as the Sunna, the Sharia, Islamic jurisprudence and Al-Iktihad (explanation).
The general conference ended its sessions yesterday with 7 key recommendations.
Delegations from 75 Islamic countries and six international Islamic countries and six international Islamic organizations participating in the 11th Cairo International Islamic Conference will tomorrow declare the recommendations of their conference.
In the recent speech made the dean of the Al-Azhar Islamic Theology Faculty, he called for a new Islamic jurisprudence, accusing the jurists of today of not thinking over the religious issues. This writer cautions that because the dean is a professor of philosophy he has no right to discuss the...
The theological Islamic scholars warn against the sudden movement of ijtihaad [independent judgment on religious issues] that might arouse civil strife among the Muslims and the scholars. Dr. Abd Al-Sabour Marzouq, the secretary general of the Council of Islamic Affairs, says that the one who...
Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni managed, to a large extent, on Sunday [May 23, 199], to win the support of Shura Council members for some of his decisions, especially the relocation of the Museum of Islamic Arts to the Citadel area and the organization of an international celebration to...
The unprecedented rise in the number of Urfi marriages among university students has prompted the Islamic Research Academy to condemn the practice as illegitimate. However, if all Urfi marriages become illegal (haram) as stipulated in the statement made by the IRA, this could block one of the most...
Egypt’s largest Islamist militant group, the Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiyya, has announced several new initiatives as part of its effort to switch from violent opposition to the government to a legal alternative, its lawyers said.
The Grand Sheikh recently clashed with those more politically minded when he refused to lead a prayer for the martyrs of Kosovo. Explaining that it was unlawful according the Muslim Shari’a, he suggested that those who wished to pray for martyrs do so at home or at mosques affiliated to the...

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