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Dār al- Iftā’ assured that electronic conversations are not allowed between men and women who are unrelated to one another. 
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. 
Controversy generated after the announcement made by the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawadrūs II, to dedicate the award prize he received during his Russia visit from The Orthodox Unity Fund, to build a mosque and a church in the new administrative capital of...
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 Dār al-Iftā`'s Islamophobia Observatory confirmed that the emergence of the phenomenon of Islamophobia and the spread of misconceptions about Islam and Muslims is due in large part to the scarcity of sources and references that speak about the values of Islam, ts tolerance and moderation,...
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...
The Islamophobia Observer welcomed the call of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterich to address intolerance and to fight Muslim discrimination, where he pledged to stand up to intolerance for Muslims and humanity, as part of a high-level action to combat discrimination and hatefulness against...
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...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā'-affiliated Islamophobia Observer denounced declarations made by Flemish Dewinter that he intends to annul the official status of Islam in Belgium, a religion embraced by more than one billion followers throughout the world.
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...
The Egyptian Dār Al-Iftā' has warned of the danger of sectarian strife, which has been marked by a number of criminal events that have taken place. “They are fuel to implement the sectarian agenda in Egypt, like in Iraq, Syria, and other countries and communities that have been hit by sectarian...
Al-Azhar Observatory praised Pope Francis' statement in support of the right of Muslim women to wear the hijāb, which, according to the Observatory reflect the Vatican interest for coexistence among people of different religions, and for enhancing peace, respect, and acceptance among different...
Al-Azhar Observer welcomed the decision of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) on Friday, which considered Al-Aqsa Mosque a holy site and worship for Muslims, according to state media.
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...
Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawqī `Allām, said that extremist groups filled the vacuum in young minds with takfīri thoughts, pointing to the easy access through social media that turned the world into a global village.
Dr.  Ibrāhīm Nijm, The Mufti Adviser, will be hosting the Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Balkans, Sheikh Hussein Kvazovic, at Dar Al-Ifta’ during his official visit to Egypt, which begins Monday. Sheikh Hussein's visit comes within the framework of building bridges of communication with the muftis...
Egypt's Al-Azhar and Dār al-Iftā' strongly condemned the shooting to death of Al-Furqān mosque Imam and his assistance in New York on Saturday.
Guided by the common desire for a continuous and fruitful cooperation, a protocol of cooperation was signed between PhD. Dr. Shawqi `Allam on behalf of Egypt's Dār al-Iftā' and Shaikh Āzād Khorshed on behalf of Kurdistan's Islamic Scholars Union, Branch of Kirkuk, Iraq.  
In spite of the many disarmament treaties Egypt has signed, the country's Dār al-Iftā issued a fatwa (edict) allowing Muslim nations the use of nuclear weapons. The religious edict has caused a hot debate among politicians and Islamic clergy. Some supported the fatwa in light of Egypt's need to...
Background: Islamic preacher Yūsuf al-Badrī talked about the characteristics of a preacher and the sources of legislation in Egyptian society. He also talked about the case of liberal Islamic thinker, Naṣr Abū Zayd and criticized his books. The questions were asked and answered in Arabic. For more...

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