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Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, announced the launching of a satellite channel which, according to him, would be popularly accepted by Egyptians who trust in the moderate stance of The Azhar body. 
In a meeting today with a delegation of US Evangelical churches, Egypt’s Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām said that Egypt has made great strides in fighting terrorism and is able to tackle this challenge by both security and intellectual means.
An Egyptian criminal court referred to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ the documents of seven members of what has been known as ‘the Maṭrūḥ terror cell affiliated to the militant Islamic group Dāʿish’ operating from Libya. 
The list issued by Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ on the 50 scholars authorized to announce fatwas on all media outlets have, not only excluded all shaykhs of the Salafi Daʿwa, but also a number of prominent imams and professors of al-Azhar University.   According to al-Iftāʾ, the list is contemporary until...
In a statement released Wednesday, Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Dr. Shaykh Shawqī ˈAllām condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a security checkpoint in al-ˈAyyāṭ city, Giza, killing 3 security personnel.
Dr. Shawqī `Allām, Egypt’s Grand Mufti, considered that women holding senior positions is the culmination of their efforts, expertise and efficiency. It conveys many messages and shows that women are capable of performing in all fields. This came during his visit to the Governorate of Bihīra to...
The depiction of prophets in Islam: a controversy generated every time a film production wants to screen their biographies.  The debate was raised again, yesterday, following the statements of Dr. Jābir `Aṣfūr, Egypt's former Minister of Culture, claiming that "Al-Azhar has no right to reject films...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’ confirmed that, according to Islamic jurisprudence, it is permissible for Christians in Egypt to build churches if they need this for their worship practices and rituals. There is nothing in Islamic jurisprudence that prevents this. 
The Observatory for Takfīrī Fatwās and Extremist Thought, associated with Dār al-Iftā’, affirmed that the clash between terrorist organizations has worsened. Every organization is trying to surpass, and destroy, the other. This clash has transformed into a hostile phenomenon that has spread...
Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, Muftī of the Republic, greeted a high-profile delegation from the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Dutch parliament, headed by Angeline Eijsink, and joined by the Dutch ambassador in Cairo. 

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