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`Ali Jūm`ah, member of the Senior `Ulema Council and former Mufti of Egypt, launched an attack on the Muslim Brotherhood, describing them as a “terrorist group that persists to Mūshrik (polytheist) attitude.”
The article is about the struggle between traditional Islam and political Islam.  The Brotherhood also sought to get rid of Ahmad al-Tayeb in various ways after the Sheikh rejected the draft Islamic sukuk law, which the Brotherhood parliament tried to pass. Al-Masry Al-Youm readers gave Dr. Ahmad...
Dr. Safwat Hegazy explained when, in his view, violence can be used: anyone can kill President Bashar al-Assad (Bashār al-Asad) because of his crimes against humanity. Also Israeli soldiers can be targeted since they are at war with Palestinians. This was prior to President Mursi’s removal from...
The U.S. State Department’s International Religious Freedoms report grilled the ruling authorities in Egypt, which, it said, caused religious freedom violations, adding Egypt, the heart of the Arab Spring, has seen hope turning into panic after human rights deteriorations under the Supreme Council...
As an American Christian in Egypt I find that I instinctively view events here through the following lens: Liberals are the good guys, Islamists are the bad guys, and the army is somewhere in between, perhaps neutral, perhaps not. Complicated times beg for simplistic narratives, and this one...
The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) issued a declaration, signed by Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, Chairman of the Union, to Egyptians. The declaration condemned fitnah tā'ifīyah between Muslims and Christians, and asserted that Islam protect churches and respects them, as well as fights...
Lebanese newspapers are reporting on rumors that Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī’s son has become a Shī‘ah, implying this is the reason behind the Sunni preacher’s recent attacks on the denomination.

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