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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...
The author discusses the legitimate reasons behind wearing a Niqāb. He considers the historic and religious references that are frequently used as evidence to substantiate wearing a Niqāb or Ḥijāb, and the truth behind them.
Usāmah Nabīl reports on the different opinions concerning a draft law to regulate the process of issuing Fatwás.
Religious channels are planting the seeds of intolerance and extremism in the minds of young people through using unqualified clerics on their programs instead of official Azhar scholars.
The articles talks about the release of 130 members of the Jihād Organization. Muntaṣir al-Zayyāt, lawyer of the Islamic groups, described the release of the Jihād prisoners as a “positive” step.
The article talks about the questions raised in relation to the significance of the Zūmurs brothers’ support of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah’sannouncement concerning the fiqh reviews.


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