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The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an American governmental commission monitoring religious freedom all around the world, claimed that in the last year Iranian state authorities stepped up repression of non-Shia Muslim, especially Sufi and Sunnite and other religious ...
"I have not been able to go home for a month now." It is with this statement that Shaykh Muhammad 'Abdullah Nasr, coordinator of the group Azharians for a civil state and a Tahrir Square preacher, disclosed the chase launched against him by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the Salafists. In an...
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
The constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt saw heated debates between former Muftī of the Republic Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil and the panel’s spokesman Dr. Wahīd ‘Abd al-Majīd over the latter’s objection in the drafting committee against the new article to have the Azhar as the final...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār, Minister of Endowments, has stated that a call to promote jihād in Egypt by Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Birr, a prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, was a breach of faith that merited legal action.
Presidential candidate Al- Sīsī stated that Egyptians are walking the path of democracy, however comparing Egypt to Western democracies is a difficult issue. 
Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, the professor of Comparative Jurisprudence and Islamic Law at Al-Azhar University, said that intellectual terrorism creates potential armed terrorism, that is, bloodshed, destruction of resources and violation of human rights.
The duality is one of the most prominent standards that characterize the Salaf trend in Egypt, especially the branch based in Alexandria. Presided by Yāsir Burhāmῑ, the deputy of the Salafi Daʿwa, the Call has contradictory positions that were manifested on many issues after the revolution of...
Anonymous sources stated to al- Shurūq, that a number of mediators have communicated with Dr. Muhammad Alī Bishr, who has been delegated with the political affairs of the Muslim Brotherhood in an attempt to resolve the current political conflict. The sources stated that Bishr commented that these...
The Nigerian army announced two days ago that dialogue is still a choice in order to put an end to the conflict with the Boko Haram Islamic radical group.  This was stated during a visit of military officers to Maiduguri city where  army barracks had been attacked by Boko Haram last Friday.  Lt.-...
Dr. Yāssir Burhāmī, Deputy Leader of al-Da’wah al-Salafīa, issued a fatwá (religious verdict) saying that non-Muslims are not allowed to hold the function of president, nor any other sovereign functions, because it is not permissible for an infidel to rule over a Muslim according to the sharī’ah (...
Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah, the Minister of Endowments, stated the phenomena of calling people infidels has recently increased. This is caused by political interests and objectives.  It is not based on a religious foundation. Rather it is used by those who know nothing of religion (Ahmad – al...
The Endowments Department in Qena has started to investigate the chair of the syndicate of imāms and preachers in the governorate, Shaykh Qurāshī Salāmah
In an interview conducted by al-Tahrīr newspaper and Azhar representative, Dr. ‘Abbās Shūmān, revealed several interesting details regarding the institution’s role in society, as well as its opinion on the current state of affairs. 
In recent years, following the disbandment of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Brotherhood militias have split into various hostile groups and have merged into the core of Dāʿish. 
Over the past forty years Egypt has witnessed several trends of organized and socially-framed religiosity. The first of these trends emerged at the end of the seventies and continued throughout the eighties of the last century, with the emergence of what was at the time named the ‘Islamic Awakening...
Al-Dustūr newspapers reports that Yāsir Burhāmī, deputy leader of the Salafī Da’wah Movement, accused the Muslim Brotherhood of ‘infiltrating’ the Salafī groups and its Nūr Party with the aim of polarizing the group’s leader Shaykh Sa’īd ‘Abd al-’Azīm, gaining thus more supporters for the upcoming...
In coordination with the Institute of Research and Higher Studies of Granada, the Foundation of Believers without Borders for Studies and Research (Muʾminūn bilā Ḥudūd lil Abḥāth wa al-Dirāsāt) initiated a two-day conference, December 15 and 16, entitled “Islam and Political Islam in Europe:...

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