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In this article, Egyptian researcher Dr. Kamāl Ḥabīb narrows down ten writings that he believes lay the foundation for using violence and explicitly call for it under the concepts of al-ḥākimiyya [God’s sovereignty], defending Muslim lands, and applying the sharīʿah [Islamic law]. 
In a direct and blatant rebuke, al-Azhar issued a fatwa prohibiting joining the Muslim Brotherhood and other terrorist groups in light of the rise of terrorism around the world.
Shaykh Ramaḍān ʿAbd al-Muʿiz in al-Azhar garb sat among some men of the armed forces, telling them about the moderate nature of Islam and exonerating Ibn Taymiyya from the takfiris’ usage of his fatwas [fatwā].  The scene came in episode 20 of the television series “The Choice,” which tells the...
Al-Azhar’s Observatory for Combating Extremism stated that extremist organizations are not hesitating to take advantage of global events and use them to serve their nefarious interests by broadcasting their propaganda on social media.  This is not new for Dāʿish [Islamic State]; it is always...
Humanity is the enemy of what it does not know, and ignorance is the father of evil.  Does Islam call for the killing of people and does Christianity welcome the drinking of alcohol?  Seven out of every ten non-Muslims will answer the first question with a yes, and a similar percentage of non-...
Dār al-Iftāʾ’s Islamophobia Observatory in Egypt, praised the popular solidarity initiatives that European Muslims in the West started with the victims of terrorist attacks that have struck some European capitals.  All of this comes amidst a series of provocative statements and incidents towards...
The Council of Senior Scholars at al-Azhar announced details for al-Azhar’s scientific research competition.  This competition comes as part of al-Azhar’s responsibilities as a basic reference for Islamic matters and as the intellectual and cultural fortress for the Islamic world.  It also comes as...
Both the Dār al-Iftāʾ and the Coptic Orthodox Church warned Egyptian families of the dangers of the Tik Tok app, whose users have recently been taken to court and imprisoned for “inciting immorality” and others crimes.
Egyptian and French officials held discussions on Sunday related to terrorism, extremism, and political developments in the region. 
Al-Azhar celebrated International Day of Peace, which seeks to strengthen peace between nations and peoples, eliminate violence, and promote cease fires around the world through education and greater awareness.

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