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Dr. Tarek al-Gawhary, MA Azhar University, PhD Princeton University, advisor to Sheikh Dr. Ali Goma’a. explained the thought process in Islamic Law and how a Muslim jurist can think about the concept of inclusive citizenship in a historical context. The basis is in the Constitution of Medina or the...
Al-Azhar followed the televised statements made by Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, in which he said that “Islam is not a religion but rather a political party, and its followers are people of war, expansion, and influence.”
Al-Azhar University includes a number of faculties that specialize in Islam but also other faculties not related to religion like commerce, agriculture, science, engineering, medicine, pharmacology, Arabic, linguistics, and translation.  So, why aren’t Christians accepted into these faculties?
The Endowments Ministry and the National Broadcasting Authority organized a seminar called ‘No Compulsion in Religion’ on Tuesday.
Jābir Ṭāyiʿ, head of the Religious Sector at the Religious Endowments Ministry, revealed the details of Endowments Minister Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa’s decision to make ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī a legal researcher instead of an imām, his former position.
al-Azhar’s recent stance on harassment issues was a beautiful, enlightening, and courageous stance that deserves to be congratulated. al-Azhar, the most prestigious religious institution in the Muslim world has issued a statement denouncing sexual harassment and has encouraged speaking out on...
Shaykh Muḥammad Maḥmūd al-Ṭablāwī, head of Egypt’s Syndicate for Quran Reciters and Learners, died on Tuesday evening at the age of 86. His career spanned over half a century during which he was able to record the whole Quran after he was accredited by Egyptian Radio as a member of a great...
The Egyptian actor Hishām Salīm has recently spoken out about a hardship he experienced. He described the journey of his daughter Nūrā, who transitioned to become a boy, called Nūr, 18 years after he was born female, but with a body type that seemed more masculine.
In a letter to Dr ʿAlīʿAbd al-ʿᾹl, Speaker of the House of Representatives, al-Azhar has communicated the opinion of the Council of Senior Scholars on the bill presented to Parliament pertaining to reforms to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’. Al-Azhar stressed that the content of these reforms contravenes...
The young preacher, ‘Abdullāh Rushdī, did not expect that his muscles and his interest in his physical build would be a reason to put him under investigation by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs and his exclusion from public speaking, preaching and giving religious lessons in mosques...

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