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Dār al- Iftā has denied that a fatwá was issued, religiously prohibiting the boycott of the presidential or parliamentary elections
Grand Mufti of Lebanon Shaykh ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Dariyān expressed his sincere gratitude to Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, for commissioning him to deliver the open plenary session of the 4th international conference of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide held today,...
Dr. Shawqī Allām, the muftī of Egypt, stressed that individuals should not implement legal penalties or take revenge themselves away from state institutions.  
In his column this week, Egypt’s   renown writer and journalist, Ḥamdī Rizk wonders of the number of fatwas issued exclusively on women, referring to the report released by the Global Fatwa Index in the Egyptian Fatwa House, in Arabic Dār al-Iftāʾ, that states that 12% of all the fatwas issued by...
Egypt’s Dār al-Iftā'will be hosting the fourth international conference on Tuesday, in the presence of hundreds of Muslim scholars and communities in the world. The conference will discuss the issues on fatwa renewal to accommodate contemporary developments. These issues will be discussed in light...
Dār al- Iftā assured that giving incorrect or data to official institutions in order to attend Hadj (pilgrimage) is prohibited religiously whether that takes place in his country or a country that person would travel to
Dr. Alī Jum’ah, the Grand Muftī, stated that Dār al- Iftā corrects 20-30 incorrect fatwás daily and responds to it in 8 different languages.
Dr. Ibrahīm Nijm, Advisor to the Mufti, noted during his meeting with Jere Van Dyk  Senior Fellow of the US  Council of Foreign Relations that Dār al- Iftā’ started to monitor jihadist thought and fatwás that incite violence and respond to it.
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾs observatory for monitoring infidelizing fatwas warned that the terrorist organization ISIL, Arabic Dāʿish, is clustering smaller terror cells and spread them out into several countries around the world, taking   advantage of the fragmentation and disintegration of the...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’ confirmed that, according to Islamic jurisprudence, it is permissible for Christians in Egypt to build churches if they need this for their worship practices and rituals. There is nothing in Islamic jurisprudence that prevents this. 
The Observatory for Takfīrī Fatwās and Extremist Thought, associated with Dār al-Iftā’, affirmed that the clash between terrorist organizations has worsened. Every organization is trying to surpass, and destroy, the other. This clash has transformed into a hostile phenomenon that has spread...
Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, Muftī of the Republic, greeted a high-profile delegation from the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Dutch parliament, headed by Angeline Eijsink, and joined by the Dutch ambassador in Cairo. 
ʿAbd al-Ghanī Hindī, a member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, described the criticism directed at the Ministry of Endowments over the ban on loud speakers in tarāwīḥ prayers during the coming month of Ramḍān as “pointless exaggeration."
Egypt's Dar al-Iftā`'s Islamophobia Observatory has praised the declaration released by Palestinian churches, confirming their full and complete solidarity with the protesters demonstrating against the Israeli violations and arrogance towards Al-Aqsa Mosque, al-Quds (Jerusalem), and the various...
Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand Muftī of Egypt, warned of the attempts of some extremist religious movements to impose themselves through means of social communication by launching advocacy campaigns that seem to teach the fundamentals of faith and indoctrinate radical ideas to recruit young people...
Dr. Shawqi 'Allām, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, announced that the Endowment's Observer has monitored 3000 fatwas that incite to the destruction of churches.  
The Islamophobia Observatory of Egypt's Dār Al-Iftā' confirmed that the views of the new American administration regarding Islam seek to push Muslims to try more vigorously to clarify the true picture of Islam and Muslims, and to show the difference between Islam and terrorism, and between the...
According to Al-Azhar - affiliated Dār al-Iftā's Observatory on monitoring and fighting Takfīri Fatwas and Extremist Thought, the terrorist organization Dā`esh has developed a method to recruit women to practice Jihād Al-Nikāh, (sexual jihād ) through social media to search for females who want to...
`Ali Jūm`ah, member of the Senior `Ulema Council and former Mufti of Egypt, launched an attack on the Muslim Brotherhood, describing them as a “terrorist group that persists to Mūshrik (polytheist) attitude.”
The Religious Institution in Egypt lives in a state of pandering to the end of the order of the fatwa, in light of the boldness of those who are unqualified and adhering to extremist currents of Islam. It seems that the situation in Egypt is common in the Islamic world, but to varying degrees. The...

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