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Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
Egyptian Minister of Endowments Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa said in a statement issued last Wednesday that the entity called "International Union of Muslim Scholars" has no credibility and it issues statements supporting terrorist ideology.
Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, professor of sharī’ah at the Azhar stated in response to al- Qaradawi’s fatwa, calling the participation in the presidential elections harām, that religion has nothing to do with elections and that no person or institution can claim that such a vote or referendum is halāl (...
Controversial Fatwas Egypt is not only facing a period of political but also of religious polarization.  Many religious scholars issue Fatwas that have a political meaning and some of them are almost inciting fights and vandalism. Egyptians saw most of the Fatwas that provoked conflicts during the...
The request of the Minister of Endowments to withdraw the AzharUniversity’s certificate of Dr. Yusuf al- Qaradāwī due to his misguided fatwás and his continuous incitement for violence and bloodshed  has stirred controversy. Dr. Sa’īd ‘Amīr, secretary general of the high committee for Islamic ...
The board of the Azhar university, headed by Dr. Usāmah al- ‘Abd  has denounced  the attack of Shaykh al- Qaradāwī against the grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyīb. Al-Qaradāwī stated that he is getting support of 100 Azharites against their Shaykh, with reference to al- Tayyīb. The board stated that...
Dr. Yūsuf al- Qaradāwī, the head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars has made a religious decree (fatwá) that opening the door to Jihad against Israel is not a religious duty in the meantime
Dr. Hammīd Abu Tālib, member of the Islamic Research Institute, stated that Dr. ‘Umar Nāssif, secretary of the Islamic Council for Preaching and Relief, decided to suspend the activities of the branch of the World Union for Muslim Scholars that is headed by Dr. Yusuf al- Qaradāwī inside Egypt
Shaykh Abū ‘Isāc al-Huwaynī, the Salafī preacher, has called upon his followers to boycott al-Qaradāwī and stated that his fatwás are contradictory (Saīd Higāzī, al-Watan, Jan. 18, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic. 
The Arab countries, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrayn, and Egypt have issued a joint statement on Friday morning, naming 59 people and twelve entities, 26 of them Egyptian, accused of terror actions. The statement included a list of wanted people, among them was Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, who...

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