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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. 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...
Al-Beheira Governorate has been made the leading religious landscape in Egypt. The villages and cities of Beheira came out as the most important religious positions in Egypt since the January 25 Revolution (Nasr al-Laqānī, al-Wafd, Feb. 13, p. 16). Read original text in Arabic.
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."

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