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An article appeared in Tahrīr stating that the late Sayyid Qutb, main ideologue of the Muslim Brotherhood, was a freemason.
For nearly thirty years, Egyptian society has witnessed the encroachment of the niqāb, this questionable phenomenon, and the risk of national security it generates. Imposed by the Salafism hardliners, the niqāb, or rather its true meaning from the Arabic concealment – is alien to Egyptian Muslims...
The Islamic political groups, the Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] foremost among them, continue using the slogan "Islam is The Solution". These groups have adopted the slogan to appeal to the emotionality of many simple people, who consider it to be the magic key for all the problems faced by the...
One of Egypt's leading political analysts, journalist Dīā' Rashwān said that late Shaikh Al-Sha`rāwī was a “preacher ahead of his time” and had influenced strongly the course of Islam. Distinguished among his precedents, Al-Sha`rāwī is a living phenomenon till today.
‟If an Imam sides with one group, he risks to push the entire institution and the mosque off course. The mosque would be split either into Salafi, Sufi, Muslim Brothers, or Liberal, as is the case nowadays; and this is inconceivable.” These words reflect the methodology Al-`Alawāni adopted in his...
Dr. Akram Kassāb, member of the Muslim Brotherhood Organization and International Union of Muslim scholars observed that the testimony of the three heads of the Egyptian military in Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, show that they are rather followers, if not his biggest...
Background: Deputy Director, Khayrī Jambik from the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) discusses his institute‘s approach toward peace-building in the Near East, its latest dialogue programme, the general role of interfaith dialogue and other factors to be examined when looking at...
Background: Christiaan van Nispen, S.J. (Father Dr.) talks about Shaykh Jād al-Ḥaq ‘Alī Jād al-Ḥaq, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar from 1982 to his death on March 15, 1996, and prominent Islamic cleric Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (September 22, 1917- March 9, 1996), and their influences on the Egyptian State and...
Interviewers: Cornelis Hulsman, Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English/Arabic (original interview); English (presented transcript)  Interpreter: ʿUmār al- ʿAid Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Approved by interviewee   Dr. ʿAbd al-Munʿim Abū al-Futūḥ gives account to his...

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