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In this article, the author gives historical background on the emergence of the Saudi dynasty, as well as its relationship with Wahhabism and the militant organization of Ikhwan Najd. It further discuses the influence of their ideologies on the current Saudi state.
In the article, Islamic thinker Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī responds to a discussion by the Muslim Brotherhood senior leader Mr. ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Abū al-Futūh...
The article presents the views of some intellectuals and Islamic scholars on the issue of Christians who converted to Islam and then decided to return to Christianity for personal and worldly factors.
Thanā’ Rustum interviewed Fāḍil Sulaymān, director of the Jisūr [Bridges] Institute, on the mission of his institution as well as his efforts to reform the distorted image of Islam in the West in general and the U.S. in particular.
The author, Dr. Rif‘at al-Sa‘īd, refused to identify the supporters of political-Islam neither as fundamentalists nor Islamists. He preferred to call them “the Islamized” instead.
The author classifies those who issue Fatwás in our modern time into three major categories; scholars with some knowledge about Islam but who refuse to recognize modern needs of the era, scholars who have little knowledge of Islam but who have modern appearances to convince people with what they...
97% of Egyptian women are circumcised. The Fatwá of the Egyptian Muftī prohibiting female circumcision, the official rejecting stance of legislative institutions in the country, and the highlighted dangers of the operation seem to have little influence on the conservative traditional opinions of...
Muftī of Egypt Shaykh ‘Alī Jum‘ah talked about a number of issues, in an interview with al-Sharq al-Awsat, including fixed interest, setting up a body to monitor Fatwás, and the importance of coexistence between Muslims in the East and West.
The following article presents an overview of the Annual Anglican-Al Azhar Interfaith Meeting that implicitly dealt with dialogue and means of furthering it. Wisam al-Deweny provides her input on the subject, and recommends means of improving this dialogue in the future.
Religious, medical, and social milieus in Egypt witness heated discussions about the legitimacy of female circumcision. The Muftī of the republic considers it H...

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