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The author argues that in our Fourth World War, that is to say the war against terrorism, one should draw clear lines between the ‘heads of terrorism’ and the ‘actual perpetrators’ of the attacks.
Terrorists hold the entrenched dogma that whoever disagrees with their opinions threatens their own existence. Consequently, Dr. Murād Wahba argues that we should reconsider the relationship between absolute truth and terrorism.
The terrorism recruitment machine is working hard and sympathizers seem ready to get involved. Among them are the protagonists of fundamentalist fatwas. Such fatwas emanate from names that are well known to us and are unfortunately very influential.
Public Prosecutor Māhir ‘Abd al-Wāhid ordered the release of 463 persons suspected of belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, but retained the custody of 37 others on charges of staging unlicensed marches in several areas in Egypt on May 3, 6 and 14, 2005.
The decision of the Creed and Philosophy Committee in the Islamic Research Institute which gives the apostate a lifetime chance to recant his apostate ideas has led Egyptian lawyers to call for reopening the case of Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid, who was accused of apostasy in 1995.
The Creed and Philosophy Committee in the Islamic Research Institute has decided to give the apostate a lifetime chance to recant his apostate ideas and not only a three-day chance as is laid down in the Islamic fiqh [jurisdiction]. The article shows the pros and cons to this decision.
The Bahai is not an Islamic sect. Any Muslim joins it is to be considered an apostate. An apostate is a person who renounces Islam to follow another religion. Fiqh scholars collectively agreed that an apostate should be killed if he insists on renouncing Islam.
Extremist groups failed to obtain power through weapons because the government fought against them. But if the government was able to prevent them gaining political control of the country, it was not able to prevent them controlling the minds of people. Extremist groups started directing their...
Rose El-Youssef created a special file on extremism and terrorism. The file discusses cassette tapes that degrade women in Egyptian society, the fact that some lawyers looking for fame collaborate with extremists, that some scholars oppose scholarly development and that terrorists have turned to...
The article explains the meaning of kufr [unbelief] and kufar [unbelievers] as mentioned in the Qur´an. It tells that the word kufr has a dogmatic and a linguistic meaning and that there is no verse in the Qur´an that orders the killing of kufar. All the Qur´anic verses delay the...

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