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Jurisprudential controversy over bank interest is back again with a fatwa of the Grand Imam of the Azhar saying interests are halal [lawful according to the Islamic shari’a] whether they are fixed in advance or not. However, bank interest is still a hot issue for many religious scholars.
Lord Cromer, the British High Commissioner to Egypt during the British occupation of Egypt, wrote a book called “The Modern Egypt.” In this book he claimed that Islam is the reason behind the backwardness of Egypt and that the Orthodox Church is the least among the Christian denomination in...
General Fou’ad Allam, security expert, believes that a number of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders excluded Prof. Youssef Al-Qardawi from being the next General Guide of the Brotherhood. The reason behind this is his criticism of their terrorist activities before the 1952 revolution and his support of...
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...
In a meeting of Islamic intellectuals, the Minister of Awqaf said that worshipping is more than the performance of religious rites. The Mufti promoted the idea of a Common Arabic and Islamic Market. He declared that importing any commodity that has an alternative in our Islamic and Arabic markets...
Arab Radio and Television (ART) carried out an exciting interview with Ashraf Al Saad, who was involved in the famous case of "[untrustworthy] investment companies", which affected the Egyptian economy during the eighties and also revealed the chaotic state within this vital sector over the past...
Those who speak about the percentage of representation of Copts [in the parliament], open a door for others to speak about the persecution of Muslims, as they do not own the appropriate share of wealth in proportion to their population. Through the same framework, Muslims should be afraid of Coptic...
A controversial fatwa, or religious edict, issued by Sheikh Al Azhar proclaiming that it is against Islamic religious precepts to borrow money for the purpose of conspicuous consumption could derail an upcoming mortgage law and further stall the economy.
Interview with sheikh Dr. Sayyed Tantawi on housing loans. In previous articles words were put in his mouth which were not true. The sheikh approves of these loans if buying that house is a necessity for his family. Loans for other purposes, such as purchasing luxuries or making financial gain are...
Amin Hammad, a member of the People’s Assembly, asked Prime Minister Dr. Atef Abeed and Counselor Farouq Seef Al- Nasr, Minister of Justice, to seek a constitutional, juristic resolution concerning the fatwa of the Grand Sheikh of the Azhar. Amin Hammad explained that this fatwa means that bank...

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