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An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
The Islamic Research Academy launched the first female advocacy convoy of al-Azhar preachers to the Red Sea governorate. Female preachers from various governorates of the Republic participated, under the directives of the Grand Imam, Prof Dr Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib , to advocate the role of female...
Social media in Sudan has been led by a hashtag bearing the title “The Brotherhood is a terrorist organisation”. This occurs after the sabotage of a railway linking city of ʿAṭbara in Northern Sudan and the capital, Khartoum, to prevent revolutionaries from reaching Khartoum on a mission for ‘civil...
Before their session today, Sunday, the House of Representatives, head by Dr. Ḥanafī Jabālī, released a statement expressing their immense anger and condemnation for the Israeli attack on worshippers in al-Aqṣā Mosque, calling recent actions by the Israeli occupation against Palestinians in...
A Coptic young man named Murqus Morris [Murquṣ Mūrīs] (35), from Banī Suwayf roamed the streets and squares of the governorate carrying boxes of sweets to give to people on the Prophet’s birthday. Setting a great example of national unity between Muslims and Christians inside Egypt.
The first light from the crescent moon determines the start of the lunar month which is of great importance to Islam and other religions. The start of Ramadan and other religious obligations depend on a lunar calendar. It is thus understandable that the new moon has long been a matter of Muslim...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) said that pursuing media and fatwā materials released by extremist organisations is a top priority for the observatory. The observatory dwells into the discourse of these groups in order to know what their aims are, so it can refute such ideas,...
More than a year after a heated discussion regarding the renewal of religious discourse between the Shaykh of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and Cairo University President, Muḥammad ʿUthmān al-Khusht, al-Tayyib announced statements with his stance seeming different from before.
In this article, Egyptian researcher Dr. Kamāl Ḥabīb narrows down ten writings that he believes lay the foundation for using violence and explicitly call for it under the concepts of al-ḥākimiyya [God’s sovereignty], defending Muslim lands, and applying the sharīʿah [Islamic law]. 
On December 20, 2020, Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī posted a tweet, blaming a lack of thinking on Muslims’ part for their current circumstances.  He quoted French Philosopher René Descartes’s saying “I think; therefore, I am,” but added that he fears that it will be said of Muslims: “You are not because you do...

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