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The article chronicles the appearance of famous dā‘iyahs in Egypt and covers the on-going struggle between the new dā‘iyahs and Salafis to take over the status of the publicly-adored dā‘iyah. The absence of an effective role of the Azhar is also questioned.
Watani interviewed the Islamic scholar Jamal al-Bannā about his views concerning; the church, his opinion that religions do not contradict each other and his explanations for the growing extremism in Egyptian society.
Wā’il Lutfī discusses the fatwà issued by Dr. Muhammad Shawqī al-Fanjarī about zakāh for oil production.
This article reports on recent clashes between Syrian and Iranian backed Hizb Allāh and government troops in Lebanon.
Ahmad al-Khatīb reports about permitting Sayyid Imām to visit his mother in Beni Swef.
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.
The General Secretariat of the Muslim World League will hold an interfaith dialogue that will focus on defining the concept of dialogue in the Qur’ān and the Sunnah. The conference is an attempt to make interfaith dialogue an alternative to the calls for a clashing of civilizations.
The article reports on the release of Isrā’ ‘Abd al-Fattāh after 18 days of abduction on charges of inciting the so-called April 6 general strike.
The Council of Senior Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued a fatwá prohibiting flowers from being offered because it is a tradition that came from infidel countries.
The article shows how translation is important to bridging the current gap between civilizations.


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