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Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ published a fatwa on its official Facebook page saying: "Female genital cutting is ḥarām and is a [form of] violence against women #no_to_female_genital_cutting."
The following text presents a number of the most popular Islamic Dā‘iyahs in the modern time.
An overview of three articles dedicated to Sheik Sha’arawi.
An overview of different articles on Sheikh Al-Sha’arawi
The author reviews a book by a Muslim physician/intellectual about some ill concepts by Muslims regarding religion and some practices mistakenly taken as religious orders.
Ahmad Shawqī al-Fanjarī blames the backwardness of Muslims on three persons, namely "the extremist Indian writer Abu al-‘Ala al-Mawdudī, the illiterate Bedouin Mufti who spearheads the Wahābī call ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Bin Bāz and Mullah Muhammad ‘Umar who applies his fatwas with whips and guns in...
Radical Islamists have not only settled for censorship in their fight against intellectuals, but have issued fatwas, sentencing to death thinkers with whom they disagree. Intellectuals across the Muslim world have been attacked or assassinated in accordance with these fatwas.
The article gives an overview of how Amr Khalid became a preacher. The author believes that he would soon be forgotten if he were prevented from preaching, especially as he does not say anything new, but just used a different discourse.
The religious television show "Nour Ala Nour" [part of a verse from the Qur’an. Lit: light on light], presented many religious figures, such as, Mahmoud Shaltout and Mohammed Mitwalli Al-Sha’arawi, who was discovered by Ahmed Farrag, the show’s host. Farrag discovered another scholar, namely Prof....
TV makes some sheikhs seem holy. Omar Abdel Kafi found himself glorified and then infallible and therefore holy. Whatever he said was believed. Abdel Sabour Shahin deceived lots of people by telling them that depositing their money in Al Rayan (An Islamic bank which couldn’t pay back the depositors...


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