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Al- Azhar grand shaykh Ahmad al- Tayyib stated that proclaiming apostasy (takfīr) is not a matter just anyone can exercise. He added that no person or group has the right to proclaim apostasy on anyone. 
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
Thank you to the honourable al-Azhar, who finally responded to the demands of the President and the people – demands of truth, righteousness, beauty, and progress. Al-Azhar finally decided on the participation of the forces of enlightenment to confront the forces of darkness that promote hate...
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, Minister of Endowments, confirmed that individuals who belong to political groups or organizations will be ruled out from preaching or performing daʿwa work in mosques, and will be transferred to administrative work. This came during a conference held by the Minister on...
Is the country serious about combating terrorism? I don't think so, it's like a country whose fiercely fighting its atonement, but the cost of this is paid by Christians, and intellectuals.
  Grand Imām Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, shaykh of al-Azhar, said that terrorism presented Islam to the world in a barbaric and brutal light, previously unheard of throughout Muslims’ history.
`Ali Jūm`ah, member of the Senior `Ulema Council and former Mufti of Egypt, launched an attack on the Muslim Brotherhood, describing them as a “terrorist group that persists to Mūshrik (polytheist) attitude.”
The Directorate of Giza Security said that the National Security Directorate has information that Mūstafa Mesbāh, accused of joining the terrorist group Ajnād Misr has contacts with leaders of Al-Qā`eda.
What is it that drives Hamās, the Jordanian Muslim Brothers, and many other Islamist groups before them, to declare openly that they are not associated to the Muslim Brotherhood Organization (MBO) of Egypt or to its international branches? The failures of the Muslim Brotherhood today is the result...
 President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi has announced that the explosion within St Peter’s Church in Cairo was carried out by a suicide bomber, who blew himself up during Mass prayers, and he warned that the matter is much more widespread and dangerous than originally thought. And as I announced in what...
In a press statement released today by the Minister of [Islamic] Endowments, Dr. Mūkhtār Jūm`a said that the emergence of a booming new market of ideas in which cultural products of some groups who, through unprecedented financial support, hijacked the religious discourse, diminishing thus the role...
The Arab region is witnessing religious unrests caused by Islamized groups and jihadistswho launch wars in the name of religion, wars that mutilates the faith of Islam, creating and spreading Islamophobia [fear from Islam] in the West.
Background: Islamic preacher Yūsuf al-Badrī talked about the characteristics of a preacher and the sources of legislation in Egyptian society. He also talked about the case of liberal Islamic thinker, Naṣr Abū Zayd and criticized his books. The questions were asked and answered in Arabic. For more...
Background: This Conference was held at the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies in the event of the second conference on minorities. Several speeches were given especially on the Coptic rights in Egypt and related to the Muslim Christian incident of 1996 in Kafr Dimyān (Delta) and the...
Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Language of interview: English (original interview) English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received     This is an interview with Dr. Kamāl al-Hilbāwī, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood...
ʾAbū al-ʿAlā Māḍī was born in 1958 into a religious, Muslim family in Minia, Egypt. In 1996, he became the co-founder of Hizb al-Wasat (Center Party) which simultaneously signaled his break from the Muslim Brotherhood. The establishment of a political party with an Islamic background touches on a...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Co-founder of the al-Waṣaṭ Party, members are mostly Muslim Brotherhood youth that seperated from the Muslim Brotherhood  
Thousands of young people from Western countries have gone to Syria during recent years to fight under the black flag of what Prof. Schleifer calls “the most brutal and threateningly successful jihadist group, calling itself the Islamic State.” The British Tony Blair Foundation recently published a...

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