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The Azhar’s Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb greeted Copts for Christmas, expressing his hope to strengthen the ties between Egyptians.
Shaykh ‘Usāmah Qāsim, the Muftī for the Jihād Organization in Egypt, said women must not be a leader of any Islamist party like the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) on the grounds that it runs counter to the sharī’ah and teachings of Islam.
Muftī of the Republic Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah said that Islam prohibited incitement to shed the blood of anyone and considered it more sacred than "Bayt Allah al-Harām" (Allah's Holy House) [referring to Mecca where Muslims go for pilgrimage]. q
Cairo Criminal Court decided to refer seven expatriate Copts to the Muftī of the Republic (which means death sentence) for producing a film discrediting Prophet Muhammad
Former Grand Muftī of the Republic Shaykh Naṣr Farīd Wāṣil, who represents the Azhar on the constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt, said he does not see any reason for the withdrawal of the representatives of churches from the constitution panel, adding the differences are not...
Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah praised the Egyptian church’s position regarding the film and cartoons defaming the Prophet Muhammad, adding the crisis has brought Egyptian Muslims and Christians to unite.  
Most Rev. Munīr Hannā Anīs, the head of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt, said Copts have fears about power under the Muslim Brotherhood group, adding more than 100,000 Egyptian Christians emigrated last year.  
The constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt saw heated debates between former Muftī of the Republic Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil and the panel’s spokesman Dr. Wahīd ‘Abd al-Majīd over the latter’s objection in the drafting committee against the new article to have the Azhar as the final...
An ad hoc committee set up to defuse the Dahshūr crisis, where Mu’āz Muhammad Hasab Allāh was killed in clashes between Muslims and Christians, rejected a protest staged outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to condemn the forced displacement of Copts from their homes in the impoverished...
Today’s overview includes yet another quarrel between two Muslim and Christian families only nearly a week after the Dahshūr crisis first stirred by a burnt shirt was settled. However, this quarrel in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag has some similarity to the Dahshūr problem; a trivial...
During a session of “The Egyptian Will Challenges Terrorism” on Tuesday, organized by the Center for Artistic Innovation and the cultural branch of Beheira, the Mufti of Egypt stressed that Islam is a religion of mercy and that it is free of any extremist acts or ideas. 
The “Jurists of Moodiness” are a group of religious Scholars that publish hardline Fatwas based on their ‘wrong’ readings and interpretations of religious texts without taking into consideration any social conditions for the Fatwa, for example those issued by the Salafist preachers Abū Ishāq al-...
It has emerged that the new initiative Bayt al-Zakāa al-Misrī (Egyptian House of Almsgiving), supported by President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī, was the idea of the previous Grand Mufti, Nasr Farīd Wāsil, however it did not receive enough support or enthusiasm from former president Husnī Mubārak.
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, Muftī of Egypt, denounced the terrorist attack in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At the religious seminar organized by the Center for Innovation in the city of Damanhūr, Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, the Mufti of Egypt, declared that the Media Center of the National Fatwá-issuing Authority has annulled 155 extremist fatwás that called for terrorism, murder, and destruction
The Azhar, Dār al-Iftā’ and the Ministry of Endowments demanded punishment for those responsible for the death of several members of the security forces in the town of al-Farāfara in the governorate ‘NewValley’.
The grand muftī Shawqī Allām visited the headquarters of the European Parliament
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, Mufti of Egypt, denounced ISIS’ demolition and desecration of the shrines of the prophets in Iraq, the most recent of which was the demolition of the tomb of the Prophet Yūnis. He stated that this is an assault on the sanctity of the prophets. 
The Grand Muftī, Shawqī Allām, has called for an immediate end to all military operations that the Israeli forces are carrying out against Gaza. He requested the Arab World, UN and international community intervene immediately to end the air strikes of the Israeli Occupation
   Dr. Shawqi ‘  Allam, the grand Mufti, stated that the Egyptians that have sacrificed their souls to achieve the success of the 10th of Ramadan (6th of October Victory against Israel) are also capable of facing and defeating all challenges that Egypt is facing. 

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