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Several Islamic scholars have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Tābā and called for the perpetrators to be punished. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Religious Endowments, condemned the brutal terrorist attack on the tourist bus in Tābā. He called for tougher sentences for terrorists...
Shaykh ‘Abd al- Aziz al- Shaykh, the muftī of Saudi Arabia, has stated that the youth who have been misled by the extremist groups are youth that have been misled by the enemies of Islam. He added that many of them have faced imprisonment and humiliation in the countries they have visited. He added...
The liberal Moroccan writer Saʿīd Nāshīd views that the pattern of religion inherited from the jurisprudence of the imperial ages is no longer convenient for the age of the nation state. What is more, it constitutes a direct threat to peace and security. In his interview with “Al-Dustūr”, Nāshīd...
The Azhar has denounced the terrorist attack that has taken place on the Security Department yesterday, calling it a crime against religion, the nation and humanity. (Author not mentioned, al- Akhbār, Jan. 25, p. 8). Read original text in Arabic.   
In celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muḥammad organized by the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] last Monday, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib delivered a speech that clearly manifested that the war launched against the Quranists has not ended yet. Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib attacked the...
The followers of Sheikh Abu Ishaq al-Hawaini, a member of the Salafi Ulema Council, published a video of him after the defeat of the Muslim Brotherhood in the battle of the referendum, in which he called on the Islamists and preachers to work as advocates and leave political action.  
«Islam shall be the State’s religion and Arabic its official language» is the formulation of Article 149 of Egypt’s constitution of 1923, and which Ṭāha Ḥusayn warned of as being a threat that jeopardized both the political life and the freedoms of the human being. The dean of Arabic language and...
Since ʿAmr ibn al-ʿĀṣ conquered Egypt in the seventh century, the Coptic and Jewish genuine citizens have been treated as ‘ahl al-dhimma’ (people under protection), that is, they had to pay an annual tax, with the exemption of male minors and elders, as both either did not reach the legal age of...
  Al-Sīsī presented a vision to develop a religious discourse and improve the benefits and conditions of the preachers so that they could focus on preaching and improving their social standards. 
In his column this week, Father Rafiq Greish [Rafīq Jarīsh] comments on President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī during the World Youth Forum in Sharm al-Shaykh: It was not a speech like any other one we heard before, although what President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī was saying is known for us, namely, the...

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