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Security Sources stated that ISIS entered into Sinai and committed several beheadings to instill fear in people’s hearts. 
The article talks about the chaos of Fatwás being issued on TV by a number of unofficial Muftīs. It also mentions the statement of the Islamic Research Academy regarding these Fatwás which marks the end of the satellite Fatwás.
The author comments on the Muslim Brotherhood’s control over the political and social life in Egypt.
The authors delve into the role of the family, school and street in developing the fear of expressing oneself openly and promoting a unilateral culture.
In the second emission of the interview with Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, the former Muftīī of Egypt discusses the Ḥijāb and Niqāb referring that there are far much serious issues that Muslims need to be occupied with instead. He refers to some foreign powers that try to attract Egypt Muslims by their...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, chancellor of the Azhar University and former Muftī of Egypt, expressed his anxiety about what is going on with fatwá’s in an interview with Dr. Durrīyah Sharaf al- Dīn. He stressed the superficiality of some Muslims nowadays and the compelling need to move from appearance...
Copts were completely absent from television screens in Ramaḍān.
Dr. Sāmī ‘Abd al- ‘Azīz reports the results of an annual seminar held by Iqra’ satellite channel entitled, ‘The Iqra’ seminar for fiqh and media,’ headed by Shaykh Sālih Kāmil.
The author expresses his view about the media during Ramadān. He says that television must concern itself more with religious and moral programs and series that present Islamic history, rather than trivial series and shows which keep the audience away from moral and spiritual values.
Portraying the role of Muslim orthodox Caliphs in drama has been forbidden before in Egypt and other Arab countries.
A new Islamic satellite channel launched five months ago is said to be successful with the people, but is also criticized by scholars for promoting extremist salafist ideas.
One of Egypt’s best loved actresses has taken up the higab. After this was announced the host of al-Beit-Beitak commented that the actress had finally found illumination and the actress herself spoke to the audience about religious opinions and morality. The author of this article notes the fact...
The author criticizes the Minister of Endowment’s decisions to nationalize the call to prayer, optional prayers during Ramadān and religious discourse.
Superstition and swindling is obvious in the teachings of Amr Khālid. He is a mere narrator, who perfects the art of acting in his address. According to the author this is not religion.Old scholars warn of narration in the name of religion.
‘Amr Khālid, the social reformer as he prefers to call himself, is a new product of the interaction between Islamization, globalization and privatization. Patrick Hinny scrutinizes the phenomenal reformer who has become widely popular around the Arab and Muslim world.
The article is an interview with the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Gom´aa. He expresses his anger with the Egyptian press, believing that some publications deliberately exploit religion to arrive at certain aims. He adds that he has been exposed to unjust campaigns waged against him by certain...
The writer starts his article by giving the definition of the word “enlightenment.” After this he clarifies the role played by the Tanwir channel.
They did injustice to Islam when they accused it of preaching violence. Islam is the victim of extremists who kill, destroy and find it easy to issue death sentences. It is strange that Muslim scholars are the people who commit these offenses and hurt the faith they represent. A sheikh issued a...
The author criticizes a TV program introduced by an Egyptian veiled host via a Gulf channel. He criticizes the host for the fact that she always introduces bad examples from the Egyptian society, as if there is nothing in Egypt but this. He also believes that her program does not do any good for...
Some readers did not like the criticism Rose El-Youssef leveled at the religious TV channel “Iqra.” They believe that the magazine should have taken notice of the Melody Channel, which introduces insolent material. The author believes that even if the material of Melody was insolent, its effect...

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