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 In this report, Misr al-‘Arabīyah [masralarabia.com] monitors reactions of experts and specialists to the report recently released by the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt on the explicit and violence against women scenes in the Egyptian TV drama during the month of Ramadan.
A report in the March edition of the Arabic-speaking magazine Forbes Arabia presented a list of the richest five Muslim preachers in the Arab world. The report surveyed the income of the preachers during 2007.
The chaos of fatwás being issued against those accused of takfīr has risen again. The following article discusses the impact that these fatwás have on the image of Islam, and on social cohesion.
The controversial statements of the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams sparked contradictory reactions. While Western and Christian observers attacked him, Muslim thinkers and intellectuals hailed him as a wise just clergyman. The Egyptian media reacted more to the angry reactions than to the...
The Supreme Administrative Court ruled last weekend in favor of 15 Christians who had converted to Islam and later reverted to their original Christianity and were officially accepted in the Church, and wished to claim their legal rights as Christians. While Christian public and human and...
Ten Muslim figures express their attitudes and personal estimations of Pope Shenouda III. While many of them appreciate his patriotic stances, others consider him as an instigator of sectarian sedition.
In the article, Azhar scholars have confirmed a Fatwá of Shaykh Farahāt al-Munajjī that a Muslim man is prohibited to get married to a Jewish woman.
The article deals with the danger of "globalizing" Fatwás. A group of Muslim scholars from outside the Arab world highlight the effect of issuing general Fatwás on Muslim minorities in non-Muslim countries. The author cites more than one Muslim scholar who stress that Fatwás should be specific to...
Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran’s statement provokes hostile reactions from some Muslim and Azhar figures in Egypt. The cardinal stated that the “absolute interpretation” of the Qur’ān makes dialogue between Islam and Christianity difficult.
Ridā ‘Awaḍ examines the opinions of Muslim scholars on the issue of imposing security measures on Muslim worshippers who wanted to seclude themselves inside mosques during the last ten days of Ramaḍān.


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