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Former muftī of Egypt, Alī Gum’ah, has called upon Muslim youth to visit Jerusalem. This call stirred much contention in Egyptian political circles. Some political parties stated that the call is alien, ambiguous, not justified and considered a form of naturalization with ‘the Zionists’. Dr. Abd al...
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.-...
  The media monitor of Dār al- Iftā’ has alerted in a recent report to the danger of those shaykhs who are not qualified scientifically and issue extremist fatwás. It stated that they do not realize the danger of their fatwás which may lead to the destruction of societies. The report assured that...
Dr. Ḥāfiz Abu Siʿdah, president of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), member of the National Council for Human Rights, reviewed the Council's efforts to promote the concept of citizenry in Egypt and its role in supporting international organizations in their war on terrorism. He...
Dār al-‘Iftā’ al-Misriyyah (an Islamic institute for education and legal research), has stated that Egyptian society is undergoing a wave of certain groups labeling others as unbelievers, as a way of achieving political gains. The institute stated that this was one of the most serious offences...
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...

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