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Via his personal account on Twitter, Ramaḍān said, “Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā’s absence from the screen is a big loss for the media and constitutes a negative indicator for the future of freedom in Egypt… In solidarity with Ibrāhim even if I disagree with some of his opinions… What a loss.”
Media presenter Majdī Ṭanṭāwī attacked the Minister of Religious Endowments, Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, for his decision to ban loudspeakers in tarāwīḥ prayers so as to respect Christians’ feelings. 
Professor of Journalism, Mahmūd `Alam al-Dīn, said that in accordance with international media standard and regulation on the use of the incitement of violence, Egypt may submit a complaint to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) requiring the closure and deletion of media channels owned...
Egyptian Telecommunication Network Channel Nile Sat has officially suspended satellite broadcasts in Cairo of the Hizbollāh-owned Al-Manār channel. “We stopped broadcasting Al-Manār because the content of its programs is sectarian and provokes Fitna and incitement, the Egyptian Company said.
‘Umaymah ‘Abd al-'Azīz writes about the so-called "fatwá channels," saying that they contradict the basic tenets of religion because of their exaggeration and lack of forgiveness. She added that the satellite channels in question did not care about Egypt's well-being or security, but only looked to...
The Quilliam Research Institute issues a report which attacks the "Islam" channel in London. Claiming that it propagates extremism, intolerance and fanaticism, the Institute asks for dissolution of the channel. In contrast to those claims, the channel stresses that their main target is to introduce...
On February 12, Arab countries adopted a charter which puts limits on Arab satellite channels and prohibits offending political and religious figures. Qatar has rejected the document and Lebanon has expressed its reservations. The article outlines the repercussions of the incident.
Ḥasan ‘Allām interviews Dr. Maḥmūd Ḥamdī Zaqzūq, Egyptian minister of religious endowments, who speaks about important issues of concern to Muslims.
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.
In an attempt to curb the sea of fatwas, the Azhar has recently submitted a proposal to the People’s Assembly, in which it called for introducing legislation to criminalize the issuance of fatwas by unqualified Muslim scholars, Muhammad Khalīl writes.
An interview with Mustafa al- Zayyāt, member of al-Jam‘āt al- Islāmīya and the main attorney defending those accused of Islamic fundamentalism, concerning Ayman al-Zawāhirī whom he knew very well from the days they spent together in al-Qal‘a Prison.
Recent studies reveal that the majority of Internet websites and religious satellite channels focus on theology, but fail to address vital issues in Muslims’ lives.
Western media discusses the return of veiled actresses as presenters for religious television channels. This phenomenon is considered a "new trend", which aims to harmonize between what was harām [forbidden] before and what is halāl [allowed] today.
The Culture and Media Committee at the People’s Assembly has called for launching an Islamic satellite channel so as to defend Islam.
Former actresses and singers wearing the hijāb clarify their stance concerning presenting religious shows on satellite channels.
The author of the article presents the views of the media on the religious satellite channels hosting actresses preaching Islam.
The recent Copenhagen conference, organized by Muslim preacher, ‘Amr Khālid, has come under severe criticism from many clerics in the Arab and Muslim world. Accusations of receiving foreign funds and breaking the momentum of the Muslim nation’s awakening for the sake of Denmark followed.
Muhammad Hilāl reports on the statements of Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Bashār ‘Arafāt on inter-cultural understanding.
The author states that many different fatwas come from preachers on satellite channels, causing confusion.
In order to develop and renew religious discourse those who are responsible for religious programs should realize that religious media should not be limited to preaching. Religious media should present a consistent ideological discourse which simplifies Sharia-related sciences as much as possible.

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