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Al-Fatāh reports on a lecturer at Cairo University who approves of breaking away from parts of traditional Egyptian culture, and who wants more creativity to be permitted in contemporary works, implying that for these reasons, the lecturer was not promoted.
In an interview with Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Sheikh A´id Qurani said that "sheikhs of takfir" renounced their old thoughts of their own free will and not under any pressure. He believes that the retreat of those sheikhs has delivered a blow to the heart of takfir-based ideology.
These days, Saudi Arabia is witnessing very important discussions that focus on the question: to what extent is the domestic religious discourse responsible for terrorist actions and takfir fatwas? These discussions also address whether Sheikh Al-Khoudar and Sheikh Al-Fahd´s renouncement of...
There are two types of terrorism, a terrorism that is practiced against Muslim and terrorism Muslims practice. The terrorism practiced against Muslim is an old one as it started by strong polytheists when the Islamic Da´wa was in the bud. Later, it took different forms such as crusades,...
The article is an interview with four Saudi figures. They comment on the responsibility of the Saudi local religious discourse for the recent bombings in Riyadh. Is this local discourse self-contradictory as it theorizes for terrorism and then criticizes those who apply it? Or is it a moderate...
The slogan which the takfīr-based groups were raising is “Kill and you will be rewarded…kill an unbeliever and you will go to paradise.” At one point, the kufār [infidels] were said to be the country's leaders and senior officials, another time they were the police officers and soldiers, tourists...
The author believes that the latest bloody and hideous bombings in Riyadh have some positive aspects. Sheikhs specialized in “terrorism fatwas” renounced their “devilish” opinions that have led to bloody massacres perpetrated by terrorists who claimed to lift the banner of Jihad. Among the most...
The author continues to comment on how applying Western secularism and modernism could be harmful to Islam, as it has corrupted Christian religion and ethics in Europe. He makes it clear that those who support Western modernism are not entitled to dictate the Islamic nation a new religion discourse...
The Committee of Doctrine and Philosophy at the Islamic Research Institute started discussing research carried out by some scholars on the beliefs of the Qutb. There is a fear that the Azhar will change its stance towards the Qutbs, who are considered kufar [unbelievers].
Fahmi Howeidi wrote an article in Al-Ahram titled “A Point of Order.”He discussed the issue of renewing the Islamic religious discourse, commenting on the seminar “Scientific Means for Renewing the Religious Discourse,” held by the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies. Howeidi attacked the seminar...

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