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Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated in an interview that the reason for his request to the Ministry of Justice to grant the right of judicial arrest to the inspectors of the Ministry of Endowments is to increase the control of the Ministry over the mosques and stop any...
The “Jurists of Moodiness” are a group of religious Scholars that publish hardline Fatwas based on their ‘wrong’ readings and interpretations of religious texts without taking into consideration any social conditions for the Fatwa, for example those issued by the Salafist preachers Abū Ishāq al-...
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
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 are a number of religious scholars and preachers who were once representative of the beauty of Islam, and now have lost most of their popularity and legitimacy with their involvement in politics. Politics either has gotten the best of them, or burned them completely from the public sphere
Shaykh Mazhar Shāhin, former Imam of the ‘Umar Makram mosque at Tahrir square, and now TV presenter of Tahrir TV channel, stated that Salafi Shaykh Muhammad Hussayn Yaqūb used to enter the studio in one of the religious channels accompanied by private body guards. 
 Shaykh Muhammad Hussayn Yaqūb, one of Salafī preachers, has called upon the Islamists to return to preaching leave behind political life.
The Ministry of Endowments has decided to ban three of the Salafī Call preachers from preaching in mosques. These include preachers Shaykh Abū Isaac Al Huwaynī, Shaykh Muhamad Hassān and Shaykh Muhammad Hussayn Ya’qūb. The ministry decided that they should get a license before giving sermons. This...
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...
The Religious Institution in Egypt lives in a state of pandering to the end of the order of the fatwa, in light of the boldness of those who are unqualified and adhering to extremist currents of Islam. It seems that the situation in Egypt is common in the Islamic world, but to varying degrees. The...

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