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Under the slogan "People Want Sharī'ah Applied", groups of Muslim Egyptians announced their plans to march in the millions to demand the application of the Sharī'ah (Islamic law) while other voices were attacking the orientation in principle. Dr. Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, head of the International Union...
*/ A coalition of Islamic forces, including al-Azhar, the Salafist Call and the Muslim Brotherhood, have rejected calls to cancel Friday's “identity and stability” march. Millions are expected to participate in the march extending from Giza to Tahrīr.
*/ Mutfi of Egypt Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah said Islam is an essential component of human civilization, and that all attempts to banish Islam from modern-day life will not succeed. Jum'ah made the remarks during a meeting with Lord George Carey, a member of the House of Lords and former Archbishop of...
*/ The Islamic Legitimate Body of Rights and Reform (ILBRR) called for a gathering of the Azhar scholars, salafists and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) next Friday, and for another million-man march to defend the sharī'ah.
*/ George Carey, a member of the House of Lords and Former Archbishop of Canterbury, is due to meet Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, and Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III to discuss ways to support dialogue among the religious institutions in both Egypt and the West. Read original...
The Islamic Research Academy, headed by Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb, stressed that al-Azhar is the sole academic authority in the Islamic world, and that no one from any other body, or even those from within al-Azhar, have a right to offer themselves as an alternative, or to speak on behalf of, the affairs...
Members of the Islamic Research Academy with al-Azhar have confirmed they are a reference in the Islamic world, and can be an advisory facet in matters of religion and the application of Sharia, as well as publish texts on developments of Muslim affairs.
Sanne Lundberg’s thesis was about the strong Coptic Christian perception of being discriminated, the interplay of this belief with religious beliefs, as well as
The Middle East Media Research Institute recently highlighted a YouTube video issued by the former Muftī of Egypt, Nasr Farīd Wāsil, on May 7, 2011. In his presentation, MEMRI quotes him as saying: The martyr Bin Lādin, Allah's mercy upon him, waged Jihad for the sake of Allah against the Soviets...
Editor: AWR received this text before President Mubarak announced he would step down. Nothing in the media indicated that this could happen tonight, yet it did.   Ever since the demonstrations began on January 25, men of religion have been stressing the importance of them not being transformed from...

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