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Shaykh Jābir al-Tāyi’, Deputy of the Ministry of Endowments, assured that non-Azharis among the Salafī preachers, including Shaykh Muhammad Hassān and Muhammad Hasanayn Yaqūb and Abū Isāq al- Huwaynī are not permitted to ascend the pulpits of mosques, as they are not appointed by the Ministry,...
There has been a renewal of the battle between Salafis and intellectuals concerning the concept of ‘adhāb al-qabr (torment inflicted by God on unbelievers in their tombs from death until the Day of Judgment), after TV presenter Ibrāhīm ‘Īssá denied its existence, supporting his view with a video of...
Targeting Copts on their way back from the St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery last week was not only a cowardly terror attack on innocent people, but also alarm bells signalizing for the hundredth time that the terror operations of the Islamic State -or Dāʿish- are not done on the spur of the...
Followers of Shaykh Abū Isāc al-Huwaynī, the Salafī preacher, have published a video for him calling on the Islamists to withdraw from political work and start preaching. The Nūr Party stated that the National Alliance in Support for Legitimacy has broken their promises to the Salafī Shaykhs, such...
The abstract of this study is taken from the 123-page-long book written by Jihād `Awdah [Ūdah] under the title “'Al-Ba`th Al-Dā'ishī lī-Tanzīm al-Nājūn min al-Nār (The Incarnation of Dā`ish in The Organizations saved from [the punishment of] Hell- Dā`ish and Its Affiliations: Ideology, Thought and...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview); English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview took place in Dr. Muḥammad Ṣalāḥ's office in the Media Production City, 6th of October...
The number of victims of the current violence in Egypt is increasing. Most deaths fell during the efforts to end the demonstrations. According to the Ministry of Health there are 638 deaths, among them at least 43 from the police forces. The Muslim Brotherhood claims much larger numbers of...
Dr. Safwat Hegazy explained when, in his view, violence can be used: anyone can kill President Bashar al-Assad (Bashār al-Asad) because of his crimes against humanity. Also Israeli soldiers can be targeted since they are at war with Palestinians. This was prior to President Mursi’s removal from...
On February 20, 2013, Cornelis Hulsman, Diana Serodio, and Jayson Casper met with George Masīḥah to gain his perspective for an upcoming book Arab West Report will write on the crafting of the Egyptian constitution. Masīḥah is a member of al-Wafd Party and was added to the Constituent Assembly as a...
The popular image of Salafī Muslims in Egypt is of a lower-class, older generation, perhaps limited in educational achievement. This is not their fault, many might patronizingly sympathize, as President Mubarak is blamed for letting the school system rot to keep the population ignorant, poor, and...

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