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Al-Wafd and al-Usboa papers are positive toward the Yemeni Shaykh al-Habib al-Gafri and against the decision to deport him. Sout al-Ummah, however, believes that better than deporting him would be to disclose his deception. al-Musawwar interviews him on the reasons behind his deportation and his...
Rose Al-Yūssif and al-Musawar provided a background of Shaykh al-Ḥabīb al-Jifrī and how he started preaching in Egypt. The reasons for his deportation were unclear, but he claimed he was slandered and defamed. al-Musawar added an interview with him about the ḥijāb. Sawt al-'Umma attributes his...
Islamic web sites have succeeded lately in attracting a great percentage of Egyptian youth. They consider such sites a substitute for the new preachers. Many of the Egyptian youth have a strong connection with them. Thus when these preachers left Egypt, they caused psychical disorders for the youth...
The author comments on the attitudes of certain sheikhs of the Azhar towards some modern Islamic preachers. He gives examples to illustrate that some sheikhs arranged schemes for preachers in an effort to get rid of them.
The writer criticizes and analyzes the programs of an Islamic channel, “Iqra”. He considers that it has a bad influence upon people. He supports his idea through using many and various examples [He builds his argument depending on his own point of view without taking the opinion of its audience in...
The author believes that sheikhs Amr Khaled and Al-Habib Al-Gafri are among the best young Muslim preachers. He finds it strange that the two sheikhs are criticized because they are said to be behind the retirement of many Egyptian actresses and because they preach people about the life stories of...
When a well-known da´iya [preacher] and a repented artist meet, this means that they are doing business. There must be an agreement between them to present satellite programs or record a tape containing some preaching by the da´iya, as a way of making money.
The Yemeni Al-Habib Ali is the last sheikh of artists and businessmen in Egypt. He directs himself to prominent persons in Egypt and other Arab countries and not to the ordinary people. He is the son of the ex-prime minister of South Yemen and he is living in Egypt as a political refugee. The great...
Swiss researcher Dr. Patrick Haenni writes that what new preachers are facing shows that they are still seeking a place for themselves in the world of preaching in Egypt. Some Azhar sheikhs accuse them of inefficiency. Leaders of political Islam consider them as their competitors. Their only chance...
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