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The electoral alliance announced by Hāzim Salāh Abū Ismā’īl includes al-Ansār Party, al-‘Ummah, al-Sha’b, and al-Nūr al-Jadīd. He will announce the partners of his new alliance and the name of his new political party within hours. This alliance is considered the largest Salafī alliance .
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back with fury’ (Berlin 1972).
In his address before the imāms and preachers on Thursday (October 25), President Mursī said the Ummah (Nation) will never rise without a conviction, as if the Egyptian society has never known convictions and faiths before the Muslim Brotherhood made their way to power.
When he wrote his book ‘Taḥrīr al-Mar'ah’ (1989), (The Liberation of Women), the Egyptian aristocratic judge and national activist, Qāsim Amīn did not know that 120 years later, his book would be a double-edged sword. Already at the time, he realized that instead of reforming the nation by opening...
Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, has declared at the first meeting of the Muslim Council of Elders in Abu Dhabi that they have a responsibility to resuce the ummah from its terrible fate that awaits them, saying that the da‘wah has been transformed by terrorists as a means to call...
Unknown individuals distributed a statement believed to be from Ansār Bayt al- Maqdis  in some areas of Shaykh Zuwayyid and Rafah in North Sinai. They requested the residents to stand by them and support them until God’s justice is implemented. 
The Azhar issued a decision to send preaching convoys to different governorates that would, as part of its job, alert to the Shi’te danger and sectarian strife and its impact on the unity of the ummah and social stability. 
The Azhar Shaykh, Ahmad al- Tayyib, received Dr. Khudair al- Khuzā’ī, vice president of Iraq. Khuzā’ī stated that the Islamic ummah agrees that the Azhar is the symbol for moderate thought.
Mahmūd ‘Azab, advisor to the Azhar Shaykh for dialogue affairs, stated that the Azhar stood beside the Egyptian people since the beginning of the revolution.
  Her features embody the story of a genuine Egyptian woman who lived an unconventional life; her looks were mixed with kindness towards her people she fought for, and challenging towards the Occupation Forces she resisted. Her enlightened mind tells the story of a faithful wife who believed in her...
Grand Imam and Head of the Muslim Council of Elders, Shaikh Ahmad at-Tayib, said that the construction of churches in Muslim lands has been an everlasting controversial issue among Muslim `Ūlamā', pointing that Prophet Muhammad gave the followers of Jesus the Nazarene the oath of protecting them,...
The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG) branches have expressed their outrage over the horrific attacks on Egyptian Christians, describing the perpetrators “a group of criminal gangs who mendaciously label themselves Muslims.”
Several Coptic and Muslim Brotherhood thinkers called for assuring Copts and belie rumors that only aim to spark fitnah between the two groups in the society, particularly in the light of the critical stage Egypt is experiencing and which requires everyone to enhance cooperation and unity.   Coptic...
Although the first Coptic church built on the land of one of the Gulf states is over 80 years old, the construction of churches in the gulf and the service of the Christian clergy there is a dilemma that requires continuous understanding.
`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 Muslim Brotherhood Organization expressed its dismay over the participation of Al-Azhar in the three-day international Islamic conference held lately in the capital of Chechnya, under the title “Who Are The Sunnis?”
Background: The tape concerns an interview with Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayūmī, professor ʾUṣūl al-dīn (sources of Islam) and scholar at the Azhar University. He tackles the issue of enlightenment in Islam while criticizing the Islamist views of Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī’s. Bayūmī praises Azhar Shaykh Dr....
Interviewers: Quinta Smit, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Aidan Mascarenhas-Keyes Language of interview: English (original intverview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Nadia Muṣṭafā works at the Institute of Progressive Civil Studies...
Interviewer: Aidan Mascarenhas-Keyes, Quinta Smit Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript) Interpreter: Aḥmad Ibrāhīm Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Requested and no objection received   This is the first of two transcripts of interviews with Maḥmūd...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview); English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview took place in Dr. Muḥammad Ṣalāḥ's office in the Media Production City, 6th of October...

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