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Media presenter and physician, Khāled Muntasser, said that religious institutions, in particular the Al-Azhar institution, have not interacted with innovative thinking and reformed religious discourse, both required to combat radicalization and fanaticism.
Muhammad Mokhtār Jūm`a, Minister of Religious Endowments, said that Egypt is the pioneer of Islamic thought in the world thanks to the honorable al-Azhar and its promoting of moderate Islam in all of its institutions.
I was sitting shyly in front of our great, departed writer Tawfīq al-Hakīm, including our greatest writers elites: Dr. Hūssain Fawzī, Dr. Zaki Naguīb Mahūd, Naguīb Mahfūz, Salāh Tāher, Yūsuf Idrīs, Tharwat Abāza, and Dr Louis `Awad.
‟If an Imam sides with one group, he risks to push the entire institution and the mosque off course. The mosque would be split either into Salafi, Sufi, Muslim Brothers, or Liberal, as is the case nowadays; and this is inconceivable.” These words reflect the methodology Al-`Alawāni adopted in his...
Members of the Social Solidarity and Family and Persons with Disabilities Committees in the House of Representatives suggested means and mechanisms for the development of religious discourse, after the announcement by Al-Sayed al-Sharīf. Undersecretary of the House. In a previous meeting of the...
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:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, talks in English about fundamentalism in Jordan, the people’s demand for reforms, a leader and their attitude toward Israel. In Arabic, she speaks about progress in the influence of women in politics. Two unnamed...
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....
Background: Muḥammad Maʾmūn al-Huḍaybī (28.5.1921 – 8.1.2004) was the official spokesman and secretary of the General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He was also shortly the Sixth General Guide of the MB from 2002 up to his death in 2004. Al-Huḍaybī speaks of the 1995 parliamentary elections...
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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