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The Ministry of Endowments has warned against using the prayer spaces in ‘Īd al- Adhá in electoral campaigning or partisan discussions.
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
In his press statements to Ṣada al-Balad, the Secretary of the Parliament’s Religious Affairs Committee Shukrī al-Jundī said that developing a plan for renewing the religious discourse is a positive step towards countering the radical ideology through appointing more imams and preachers that cover...
Dr. Muhammad ‘Abd al- Rāzziq, the Head of the Religious Sector stated that six non-Azharite preachers were licensed to give sermons. 
The Ministry of Endowments has formed a new directorate to examine contemporary issues and have chosen Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah , Minster of Endowments, and the Grand muftī of Egypt, and the Deputy of the Azhar as member.
Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Gom’ah called for the need to ration Egyptians’ travel to Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage, be it hajj or ‘umrah.
The shayks of the Azhar and the Ministry of Endowments have decided to intensify the mutual preaching convoys in Cairo and in other governorates that aim at spreading Islamic moderate thought and containing jihadist thought.
Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the Grand shaykh of the Azhar has denounced the terrorist attack calling it an “ugly attack” and prayed for the dead.
A delegation from al-Azhar – including Doctor Muḥyī al-Dīn ʿAfīfī, Secretary-General of al-Azhar’s Academy for Islamic Research, and Shaykh Ṣāliḥ ʿAbbās, President of the Department for al-Azhar’s Institutes – are preparing for their imminent visit to the Sultanate of Oman. During the visit they...
Dr. Bakr Zakī ʿAwaḍ, former Dean of the Cairo Faculty of Fundamentals of Islam and member of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, confirmed that there is nothing in the Qurʾān that states that congratulating Christians or building churches is ḥarām. “Whoever can find a clear text forbidding this...

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