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European Union (EU) foreign policy commissioner Javier Solana had talks with Egyptian President Husnī Mubārak over ways of protecting religious symbols and beliefs as part of his efforts to defuse the crisis. During his visit to Egypt, the second leg of his tour of Arab and Muslim nations in the...
In a panel held on the sidelines of the Cairo International Book Fair, Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a surprised everyone when he announced that Najīb Mahfouz’ controversial Awlād Hāratnā was not referred to the Azhar for religious opinion.
In the drama that followed the republishing of the Danish cartoons across several European nations, the Danish and Norwegian Embassies in Damascus, and also the Danish Consulate in Beirut, were all burnt down. These incidents prompted those foreign ministers to advise their people to leave Syria...
The decision of the muftī of the republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a to allow the controversial Wahabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad, by Natana J. De Long-Bas into Egypt has provoked dispute among members of the Islamic Research Academy, who had previously announced their disapproval of the...
There is no obligation on Muslims to watch the advent of the mahdī according to the muftī of Egypt.
In his interview with Shaykh ‘Alī Jum‘a, the muftī of Egypt, the author of the article asks about fatwas and those qualified to issue them.
The Danish premier denounced any expression of opinion that is meant to distort the image of any group based on their religious or ethnic affiliations, adding these acts have no place in a society that is built on respect for the individual. He described cartoons published by newspapers in Denmark...
Magdy Hussein, editor-in-chief of Al-Shaab, has now been sentenced to two years in prison for libel. The sentence is the result of the campaign of Al-Shaab of over a year against Youssef Wali, Minister of Agriculture. Hulsman describes Hussein’s views on Islam.

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