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Dār al- Iftā’ believes that the call of the member of the guidance bureau of the Muslim Brotherhood Abd al- Rahmān al- Bir to his group “to carry out jihad against those who attack you” is a direct incitement for killing and corruption of the land and spreading fitnah (strife).
A recent fatwá of Dr. Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, stated that calling for participation in the coming presidential elections is harām (religiously prohibited).
Grand Muftī of the Republic, Dr. Shawqī 'Alām, has been chosen as a representative for Al-Azharin the Constituent Assembly. He commented, “This appointment is a national responsibility that I respect and appreciate.” The Muftī explained in a press statement that the Azharhas the first...
Dār al- Iftā has denied that a fatwá was issued, religiously prohibiting the boycott of the presidential or parliamentary elections
Grand Mufti of Lebanon Shaykh ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Dariyān expressed his sincere gratitude to Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, for commissioning him to deliver the open plenary session of the 4th international conference of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide held today,...
During a session of “The Egyptian Will Challenges Terrorism” on Tuesday, organized by the Center for Artistic Innovation and the cultural branch of Beheira, the Mufti of Egypt stressed that Islam is a religion of mercy and that it is free of any extremist acts or ideas. 
The Azhar and Dār al Iftā’ denounced the terrorist explosions that took place in Cairo and Sinai.
Dār al- Iftā’ has assured that the core of democracy embodies the basic principles of Islam politically in selection of rulers and attaining shūrá (consultation) and resisting injustice. This is the core principle of Islam and this is neither apostasy nor a hated matter as some claim   
Dr. Abāss Shūman, Deputy of the Azhar, stated that recently incorrect fatwá’s became  widespread, due to some self- proclaimed shaykhs who are ignorant in religious knowledge and sharī’ah.
Dr. Shawqī 'Allām, Grand Muftī of Egypt, stated that the task of Dār al-Iftā' al-Misrīyah (Egyptian House for issuing Fatwás) said that the organizations task is to give legal advice, not to take a side in a political conflict. 


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