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A dialogue forum held by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria laid an emphatic stress on the need to activate citizenship as a non-negotiable principle for Egyptians to obtain their rights without any forms of discrimination,...
A charity foundation’s announcement about a round of debates during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadān in which salafī figures would give lectures critiquing Christianity sparked wide-scale angry comments on the social networking web sites that some considered it a call for “civil strife in...
The Egyptian Salafi Dāfi’ (defending) Movement issued an official statement on Saturday condemning the appointment of Nadia ‘Abduh to the position of governor of al-Beheirah, calling it “not permissible”. The Salafi movement said in the controversial statement that, “A People will not succeed who...
Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Barr, member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Office (al-Irshād Office), issued a fatwá banning greeting Copts in Easter. The Muslim Brotherhood Muftī continued that the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is against Muslims’ doctrine because Jesus or ‘Isá (as Muslims say) did...
Scholars of Islamic sharī'ah and the Azhar agreed that Shaykh Mahmūd 'Āmir, the chairman of the Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadīyah (Supporters of the Prophet's Sunnah) Association in Damanhūr, was not right in his fatwa prohibiting voting in the elections for Muslim candidates who do not observe daily...
Dr. Muḥammad al-Shahhāt al-Jindī , Secretary of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, requested that all Fatwás be approved by the Islamic Fiqh Academy, due to the rise of what he called “Kiosk Fatwás”. Al-Jindī said that these incorrect Fatwás, such as those issued via satellite channels...
The article presents speeches of a number of Azhar scholars that have been delivered in a symposium on human rights in Islam.
The author interviewed Dr. Muhammad al-Shahhāt on the activities of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
The issue of Muslims who are recruited into foreign armies and their participation in the wars taking place in Muslim countries is under discussion by the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy.
The author, Arwá Hasan, reports on the opinions of Muslim scholars to a recent Vatican document entitled, ’Doctrinal Note on some aspects of Evangelization,’ which defended the "right and duty" of Catholics to do missionary work, aimed at converting people from other religions and other Christian...

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