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The article traces the origin of the slogans of political Islamic groups and comments on them. It shows the difference between jihad and killing and explains the true meaning of “Crusades” and “Zionism” and how political Islamic groups served both of them while claiming to fight against them.
This article refutes some religious ideas that are believed to be religious postulates. The callers for the establishment of a religious state always use such purportedly religious postulates to support their argument. The author believes that these postulates are among the reasons behind the...
Dr. Mahmoud Salam Zanati compiled a study on wearing the hijab and the mixing and segregation of the two sexes in Arab society. He wrote that Arabs during the Jahiliya times and until the Ummayyid period didn’t know of sexual segregation. The obligation of the veil was only applied to the women of...
The conservatives and the religious authorities in Qum in Iran are putting all their hopes on the Council for Maintaining the Constitution, whose membership includes eminent Shi’ite references. These Shi’ite references would stand up against reformers’ attack on the Shi’a fiqh or the constants of...
The dilemma of Riddah [apostasy] occupied the Muslim society in the past and present. Some people believe that there is no punishment for apostasy at all. Others believe that the punishment for apostasy should be harsh, citing the single hadith in the Prophetic Sunna about apostasy [if anyone...
A Pakistani journalist interviewed Usama Bin Laden who said that if America used chemical or nuclear weapons against his group, they may retort with chemical and nuclear weapons. He added that the Pakistani president would be punished by the Pakistani people and Allah for cooperating with America.
The Mufti of Egypt said that Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi disapproves of religious matters while being fully aware of it, maintaining and insisting on her disapproval and obscenities. Thus according to the Shari’a [Islamic Law], she steps out of the area of Islam and leaves Muslim society.
The Vatican’s Pope intends to pray in the great Umayad mosque in Syria. Still, setting up this papal prayer in this great mosque is not likely to appeal to the Islamic world, it might as well be pictured as an intrusion and an indecent act.
When Muslims conquered Egypt, they realized that the most dangerous issue in Egypt during the Byzantine rule was religion and interference in the Egyptian’s faith. Muslim politicians started to establish the principle declared by the Qur’an that is there is no compulsion in religion. The result was...
A lecture on the Islamic conquest of Egypt was held in the Cairo Opera House. The speakers stressed that the Islamic conquest of Egypt was not a colonization. It saved the Copts from the persecution of the Byzantines. They warned against recent attempts to distort Islamic history in Egypt.

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