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Dar-Alifta Al-Misrriyah (Dār al-Iftā’ or Ifta House) reported that 471,808 fatwás were issued in 2012.
The Azhar’s Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb greeted Copts for Christmas, expressing his hope to strengthen the ties between Egyptians.
Muftī of the Republic Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah said that Islam prohibited incitement to shed the blood of anyone and considered it more sacred than "Bayt Allah al-Harām" (Allah's Holy House) [referring to Mecca where Muslims go for pilgrimage]. q
Dubbed ‘Together for the development of Egypt’ [Maʿan li-Tanmiyyat Miṣr] the bilateral project between Maṣr Al-Kheir Foundation and the Episcopal Church’s objective is to revive the spirit of Egyptian nationalism.  The closing ceremony was celebrated by a number of civil society leaderships and...
‘Alī Jum’ah stressed that a marriage remains halāl even if there is no written contract as long as all conditions are fulfilled according to sharī’ah. Accordingly, marriages on social network sites; Qur’anic marriages; marriages using tattoos, sand, text messages, stamps, cassettes, or the giving...
The “Jurists of Moodiness” are a group of religious Scholars that publish hardline Fatwas based on their ‘wrong’ readings and interpretations of religious texts without taking into consideration any social conditions for the Fatwa, for example those issued by the Salafist preachers Abū Ishāq al-...
Former muftī of Egypt, Alī Gum’ah, has called upon Muslim youth to visit Jerusalem. This call stirred much contention in Egyptian political circles. Some political parties stated that the call is alien, ambiguous, not justified and considered a form of naturalization with ‘the Zionists’. Dr. Abd al...
Dr. Alī Jum’ah, the Grand Muftī, stated that Dār al- Iftā corrects 20-30 incorrect fatwás daily and responds to it in 8 different languages.
Controversial Fatwas Egypt is not only facing a period of political but also of religious polarization.  Many religious scholars issue Fatwas that have a political meaning and some of them are almost inciting fights and vandalism. Egyptians saw most of the Fatwas that provoked conflicts during the...
Egypt is currently witnessing major developments like the new president’s performance, the lineup of the presidential team and the cabinet and disastrous lawlessness but this should not make Egyptians ignore the main battle, the writing of a new constitution. Egyptians have to be vigilant otherwise...

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