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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...
Grand Muftī Doctor Shawqī ‘Allām will participate today in the ‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’ that is being held in Abu Dhabi, a conference involving Muslim thinkers and intellectuals from around the world. Doctor ‘Allām emphasized the necessity of spreading a culture of peace in...
A court in Iran has shut down the reformist newspaper ‘al-Bahār’ for a period of six months, and sentenced its editor-in-chief, S’aīd Būr ‘Azīzī, to 91 days in prison, for publishing an article that it claimed insulted the Imām ‘Alī. The article, written by ‘Alī Asghar Gharavi, was entitled ‘Imām ‘...
‘Abd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, Grand Shaykh of the Sūfīs, has called for cooperation throughout the Arabic and Islamic world to launch a swift intervention to rescue Muslims in Burma and the Central African Republic, as well as to prevent any further incursions by Israeli forces into Al-‘Aqsá Mosque in...
Bayt al- Zakāt has been approved by the president. Experts think that it is a dream realized after a long period of delay. 

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