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The article discusses the reasons behind the fact that some Islamic groups deny the other and accuse rulers, societies and even other Islamic groups of kufr [unbelief].
Usama Bin Laden accused all Arab leaders and possibly Arab peoples as well of kufr [unbelief]. Muslim scholars believe such an accusation show that Bin Laden is ignorant of the Shari´a because there is a hadith saying that he who accuses a Muslim of kufr becomes a kafar [unbeliever] himself.
Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd comments on the issues of conversion from Islam, fatwas of takfir [accusations of unbelief], human rights, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the Islamic culture.
Explanation of the rule "No ijtihad with a text." The author believes that this rule imprisons the mind and forbids bringing about new legislations.
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.

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