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The Muslim perception of Israel in light of the recent Gaza bombardment and the story of the fabled Abū Hasīrah dominate this week’s editorial.
The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.
Rumors circulate in the Egyptian political context about the Ṣūfīs targeting influential political positions in Egypt. There are 73 Ṣūfī orders and 11 million Murīds, assert researchers in Ṣūfism in Egypt.
The article provides a listing of articles on two controversial Fatwás issued by the Muftī of Egypt and a professor at the Azhar University. The first fatwá says that the prophet’s urine used to be given to his companions for blessings. The second one urges working women to breastfeed their male co...
Nāhid al-Nabrāwī spots the reasons behind the backwardness of Islamic preaching in the West, and the criteria for presentable Islamic preachers in Western countries.
The author says that the return of Muslim actresses who retired and have put on the hijāb to acting has sparked controversy on the religious legitimacy of acting while wearing the Muslim headscarf. Two camps of Islamic thinkers differ on the issue.
The author approached many figures to comment on what she calls the American campaign against the Egyptian press and religious institutions. She reports that American papers accuse the Egyptian press of stirring up hatred against the US and rejecting the American policies in the Middle East. At the...
Dr. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi and Bishop Bissenti differ concerning Eve’s creation from Adam’s rib. The former rejected the idea, arguing that it would belittle women’s position and stressed that it was not mentioned in Islam. Bishop Bissenti said that this fact is assured in the three heavenly religions...
... we asked the professors of the Azhar and Islamic scholars for their opinion on what Al-Banna says. Their rage and objections against what he said surprised us. They made it clear that the apostate’s punishment is death and that a Muslim has no freedom to leave his religion.
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