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A Muslim woman, who is married to a non-Muslim and had a baby by him, wrote to Aqidati to ask about the Islamic judgment on her marriage. The secretary of the Fatwa [religious decree given by a Muslim scholar, a Mufti] Committee in the Azhar wrote in reply: "All the scholars of Islam have agreed...
The Mufti of Egypt affirmed that gaining money in return for Fatwas is illegal. He assured people that many of those who offered the new telephonic Fatwa service denied that their aim was to make money. He revealed that nobody can monopolize Fatwas.
In a book entitled " History of Islamic Shari’a," a Dutch Orientalist criticized the Sunna and tried to discredit the book "Al-Maota" by Imam Malik Ibn Anas. Professor Azziyya Ali Taha, who has her PhD in Sunna and who is a visiting professor of Hadith in European universities, refers to his claims...
Osama Bin Laden met with some members of the Egyptian Jihad organization. They announced that they are planning to free Omar Abdel Rahman from his prison. Abdel Rahman’s son called for Jihad [holy war] against America. The article ends by Montasser Al-Zayat’s responding to the question if this call...
The Azhar University organized an international conference to celebrate 14 centuries of Islam in Egypt and discuss the results of the Islamic opening of Egypt, the current status of the Muslim nation, and preparations for a better future. During the three days of the conference, 19 papers were...
[Fatwa: Religious decree given by a Muslim scholar or a Mufti] The author starts his article by explaining what the "Islamic telephone service" is. After exposing the opinion of the Mufti, who is not in favor of this service, he argues in favor of it, listing its advantages. He concluded his...
The Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel, strongly rejected the private sector Fatwas [religious decree], given through a telephone line in return for a sum money. He thinks this could lead to the return of terrorism and a great deviation from what is right.
[Translator’s note: All Translation of verses from the Qur’an are taken from The Koran Interpreted, Arthur J. Arberry, Oxford University Press, 1964.] Dr. Abdel-Sabour Shahin stressed that the Azhar did not do an act of courtesy in its report on his book "My Father Adam". He declared his opposition...
Sheikh Nazar Fakhori, the Mufti of Switzerland, confirmed that the Swiss people are willing to learn about Islam and that there are lots of Muslims in Geneva, Zurich, Lausanne, Bern and in other cities. He also added that, the Islamic community in Switzerland is one of the most active communities...
The evening of last Thursday was an evening of strong national feelings. On that evening the heads of Islam and Christianity were gathering in the Marqosia church to celebrate the anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The Grand Imam of the Azhar and Pope Shenouda III, who were...

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