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The group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) broke into 2 secondary schools for girls last week in the city of al-Raqqah, and arrested 10 girls aged between 15-17 for contravening laws imposed by the group in relation to women’s clothing. The girls were flogged before an Islamic court and...
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...
Shaykh Yāssir al-Burhāmī, vice president of al- Da’wah al-Salafiyah, has issued a new fatwá, stating that watching sinful movies is permissible, as long as one denounces them in one’s heart. He said he would not allow people to be deemed as unbelievers for participating in television programs that...
In the governorate of Dakahlia Counselor Mansūr Saqr, Head of the Criminal Court in Dakahlia, has stepped down from the trial of 19 men accused of killing a taxi driver. Residents of his village Sandūb gathered outside the court in Mansura to protest against the most severe punishment. General...
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 (...
A Christian Egyptian and a Frenchman were attacked by militant jihadist groups in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. Initial reports suggest that the Egyptian Fawzī Salāmah died from his injuries after he was shot several times in front of his vegetable store. A medical source at the al-Jalā’ Hospital in...
Meanwhile, al-Jihād al-Islāmī announced its support for ISIS in fighting the American-led “crusade against Islam”, irrespective of their ideological differences. 
Al-Azhar Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence, Dr. Saʿd al- Hilālī said that any fatwa issued on equality in inheritance between man and woman is binding only to the one who decides to implement it.
Salafī coalitions have warned Shī’ah Muslims against holding any celebrations on the occasion of the birth of al- Hussayn. A number of Salafī coalitions have announced that they are organizing stands in front of al- Hussayn mosque in Cairo starting today in order to stop the Shī’ah from holding any...

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