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 Salafīs opinion about democracy, the second article of the constitution, and Christians.  
On Friday, both Rose al-Yūsuf and al-Ahrār boasted major front-page stories on the Azhar’s decision to freeze its religious dialogue with the Vatican.   Under the banner headline “Azhar Freezes Dialogue with Vatican Indefinitely,” the former reports, “The Islamic Research Academy, in clear,...
Islamic Research Academy issued a declaration to respond to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom report. The declaration of the academy came to clarify the nature of Islam and answer some of the allegations toward Egypt. Usāmah 'Ayūb observes that the declaration should...
The United States Department of State recently issued a declaration claiming that freedom of religion in Egypt is underwhelming, saying that minorities suffer from religious discrimination in various aspects of social and political life. After this, it was announced that the Azhar and the church...
Members of the Islamic Research Academy presented a draft law that calls for punishing any publisher or publishing house that misprints the Mushaf (original Qur'anic text with a fine of between 5,000 to 100,000 Egyptian pounds and 15 years in jail. In addition, the crime would now be considered a...
An official source at the Islamic Research Academy said that the Virgin Mary movie is just an illusion, saying that the Azhar did not receive any script for a movie involving Virgin Mary. However, he added that the rule of not portraying prophets in movies is applicable in that case, because the...
A controversy regarding whether a Christian can translate the Qur’ān was recently triggered when a Christian researcher in Morocco translated the Muslim holy book into a Berber language, which upset religious scholars in Morocco.  Some Islamic scholars at the Azhar say that it is not allowed...
Headline: Research Academy Considers Stiffening Penalty to Three Years in Prison for Any Party that Prints Mushaf [original Qur’ānic text, without exegesis or human explanation] with MistakesSource: al-DustūrPage: 3Author: Wā’il FāyizKeywords: Mushaf ---------------------------------- Headline:...
Fātin discusses an incident between the Azhar and the Egyptian government where the Azhar issued a request for the state to pay for the medical treatment of former Azhar University president Dr. Ahmad ‘Amr Hāshim, who is currently a member of the Azhar's Islamic Research Academy. Various Azhar...

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