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In his interview with the Egyptian Muftī, Ahmad Hassan tackles recent controversial issues involving the Muftī. He discusses the issuance of false Fatwás, and combats the political intrigue that aims at shaking his status as a Muslim cleric, saying that his status as a cleric is unshakable.
The final version of the Jihād introspection book was approved by the Azhar. The introspections will be annexed to the other two books of the ideologue of the Islamic groups, Imām ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, who apologized for all killings committed based on his previous books and stressed the importance of...
The article represents different opinions of many youth who have lost their confidence in men of religion because they believe that the new Fatwás issued by these men only serve politics.
al-Dustūr interviews the Azhar grand Imām, Shaykh Muḥammad Ṭanṭāwī, about whether his Fatwás are related to the ‘presidential’ statements.
The article is based on a listing of articles that talk about the Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah and his Fatwá which believes that drinking from Prophet Muhammad’s urine bestowed blessings. Despite the fact that the Islamic Research Academy has asked the Muftī to withdraw this claim, he...
The article provides a listing of articles on two controversial Fatwás issued by the Muftī of Egypt and a professor at the Azhar University. The first fatwá says that the prophet’s urine used to be given to his companions for blessings. The second one urges working women to breastfeed their male co...
The article is based on a listing of articles that tackle two controversial fatwás issued by two prominent Islamic scholars. The first Fatwá was issued by Dr. ‘Izzat ‘Atīyah, the head of the Hadīth Department of the Faculty of Usūl al-Dīn [Fundamentals of Religion] at the Azhar University. The...
Although he apologized for releasing a Fatwá recommending that adult males be breastfed by their female co-workers, the Azhar decided to refer Dr. ‘Izzat ‘Atiyyah to a disciplinary committee.
Some people still consider women as a taboo, and should subsequently be avoided. Others believe that a woman working with men constitutes adultery and infidelity. Some Fatwás say that men shaking hands with a woman is Ḥarām, as are music and songs.
The author suggests that the current series of constitutional amendments are sufficient for the time being. These changes can be a step forward toward real and meaningful reform. Although the state must be willing to make even greater changes, such as revising or repealing the second article of the...

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