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Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī was born in Kafr Tahlah in Egypt's Delta, in 1931. Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) which was headed by al-Saʿdāwī  came to existence as an international non-profit organization that aims at promoting Arab women's active participation in social, economic, cultural, and...
Murād reviews Ṭanṭāwī’s book ‘Hadhā Huwa al- Islām; Ḥiwār Hādi’ ma‘ Bābā al-Fātikān’ [This is Islām; a Calm Dialogue with the Pope of the Vatican] Islām is a religion of peace and freedom and the Prophet Muhammad is the prophet of merci and noble morals who was mentioned in the Torah and the Bible.
The writer, Minister of Endowments, clarifies the real meaning of terrorism and Islam’s innocence from it, using parts of the Qur’ān to prove his words.
In a series of articles published by al-Ahrām newspaper, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, analyses Pope Benedict XVI’s speech of September 12, 2006.
This paper was written for the occasion of the U.N. International Day of Peace, September 21, 2006, and discusses the topic, the Bahā’ī Perspective on World Peace. In the historical analysis at the beginning, an internalization of trade and law is analysed with the development of a tight network of...
A few days ago Muslim dā‘īyah, Dr. Safwat Hijāzī, issued a fatwá urging Muslims to declare war against Israeli civilians worldwide. The fatwá was severely condemned by the Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Muslim world, as incorrect and terrorist in nature.
The article is an interview with Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel, the former Mufti of Egypt and member of the Islamic Research Institute, about the status in Iraq and Palestine.
The author argues that the concept of jihad does exist in Christianity and Judaism as it exists in Islam. She even tries to give the impression that jihad in the sense of killing and violence is not the basic form of Jihad in Islam while it is as such in Christianity and Judaism.
The Qur´an and the true sunna are the only reference points that Muslims should abide by. Each of them must be treated as a whole unit. When discussing the opinion of the Qur´an concerning a certain issue, all verses dealing with that issue should be taken into account. Partial...


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