Displaying 91 - 100 of 852.
The Alexandria Millī Council sent a statement on Friday (March 30) to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) in which it condemned the mechanisms used to form a constitution-drafting assembly. The Council stressed equality among all Egyptians in rights and duties regardless of religious...
The Azhar apologized for not participating in the constituent assembly and expressed reservations over its “poor” representation in the panel after it decided to withdraw Wāsil from it. The decision was taken during a meeting of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy under Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-...
The scholars said that religious groups “have to return to their barracks”! “It was a vital matter that the Azhar take its representative out of the constitution assembly simply because it is not proper for the stature of the Azhar to participate in a panel marked by domination not partnership and...
Concerning the rights of Copts, the Muftī assured that they are protected and must continue to be so. Copts have the right to participate at all levels and everyone has to respect the pluralism and diversity that has become one of the characteristics of Egypt in the new era, he emphasized.‘Ālām...
Dr. Shawqī Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al-Karīm, professor of jurisprudence at the Azhar University branch in Tantā, was elected to be the new Muftī of the Republic. He will replace Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah whose term will end on March 3, 2013 (Lu’ay ‘Alī, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Feb. 12, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.
Reviewing his achievements since his appointment as Grand Muftī of Egypt in 2003, Shaykh ‘Alī Jum’ah has become a leading advocate for moderation. He has revolutionized the process of issuing fatwás in Egypt, transforming Dār al-Iftā’ from an institution that was the extension of one individual (...
The Azhar's Senior Scholars Authority, headed by the Grand Shaykh Ahmed al-Tayyīb, is set on Monday, February 11, 2013 to nominate the three candidates for the position of the country's muftī. The new muftī will succeed the outgoing muftī, ‘Alī Jum'ah, who is set to retire at the age of 61 in March...
Meanwhile, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb on Wednesday (February 15) launched an international initiative to break the siege imposed on al-Quds (Jerusalem) in the presence of Palestinian Muftī Shaykh Muhammad Husayn, representatives from the Patriarchate of Antioch and Ambassador...
Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah termed as “loss for Egypt” calls for civil disobedience on February 11, adding all Egyptians have to do their duty and avoid disrupting citizens’ interests and tampering with the potentials of this nation. “Egypt is going through a decisive moment of its...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, announced the launching of a satellite channel which, according to him, would be popularly accepted by Egyptians who trust in the moderate stance of The Azhar body. 

Pages

Subscribe to