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Information was collected about an extremist group that prompts religious strife in Egypt.
A conference was convened recently to discuss ways to stand up to terrorism through the propagation of moderate ideologies in the face of extremism.
Hasan al- Turābī’s liberal stand on women’s rights has angered many Muslim scholars around the world. His recent controversial fatwas, permitting marriage between Muslim women and kitābīs [Reviewer: People of the book: Christians and Jews] and allowing women to lead men in communal prayers,...
The National Security Prosecution arrested an employee who formed a group believing in ideas against Islam and spreading them in his workplace and the area where he lives. The ideas have to do with denying the holy hadiths and claiming that some of the obligations mentioned in the Sunna are not...
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...

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