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Under the auspices of Dr. Ṭayyīb, al-Azhar is taking part in the 55th edition of the CIBF for the eighth year running with a special pavilion in the event that continues for two weeks from January 24 to February 6 at Egypt International Exhibitions Center (EIEC) in the 5th Settlement.
As controversy renewed with the beginning of a new Gregorian calendar year, al-Azhar and Dār al-Iftāʾ issued fatwās related to the greeting of non-Muslims over their holidays. Some pages re-published a video for Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb, urging Muslims to congratulate non-Muslims...
Religious institutions in Egypt rejected “seasonal unofficial fatwās” prohibiting congratulating Christians for Christmas, adding that whoever promotes these opinions is considered to be a hardliner who has nothing to do with Islam. Al-Azhar said in a statement that people who deem congratulating...
The muftī of Jerusalem and Palestine, Shaykh Muḥammad Husayn, stressed the important role that religion plays in the lives of individuals and societies, warning against people becoming fixated on materialism without having any consideration for religion and human values.
An official of Dār al-Iftāʾ said that rigidness in religious texts regarding rules on transactions and contracts would compromise people’s rights regarding these matters.
The Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, requested participants of a conference held by Dār al-Iftāʾ to stand and observe a minute’s silence over the souls of the martyrs of the attack that targeted al-Ahlī Arab Baptist Hospital and the Palestinian martyrs in the Gaza Strip.
Dār al-Iftāʾ announced that it has finalized preparations for its eighth international conference on ‘Fatwā and the Challenges of the Third Millennium,’ to be held from October 18-19 in Cairo.  
The 8th international fatwā conference will shed light on fatwā institutions’ role in handling major global challenges, including climate change. It is to be held under the auspices of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī with participation from 90 countries.  
Al-Azhar Center for Electronic Fatwās issued a statement saying, “For nearly a century, the Palestinian people have been suffering from the systematic terrorism, persecution, displacement, subjugation, and brutal extermination at the hands of an occupying force, which breaks all international and...
Al-Azhar Center for Electronic Fatwās stated that donating blood for the benefit of the injured of Palestine is one of the most important ways of supporting their cause and ensuring that they remain steadfast, as well as saving the lives of a people in need. For Allāh Almighty has said, “Whoever...

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