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Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
The Supreme Administrative Court delivered a final ruling that prohibits an ʾimām from delivering the sermon (Khuṭba) from the pulpits (al-Minbar) or delivering fatwās on social media, because of his extremism that goes against moderate teachings of Islam. 
The Public Prosecutor ordered an investigation into journalist Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā, following his controversial statements in which he criticized the Miʿrāj of the Prophet (PBUH) during the journey of the ʾIsrāʾ and Miʿrāj (the Prophet’s night journey and ascent to the heavens).
His Eminence Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, Grand Mufti of Egypt and head of the General Secretariat of Fatwa Authorities Worldwide received a high-level parliamentary delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan, led by Dr. Maulen Ashimbayev, Chair of the Senate of Kazakhstan. The meeting was held to discuss...
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a ruling allowing the ban on headscarves (Hijab) at work if the employer deems it necessary. This comes after two women in Germany filed complaints after being suspended from work for wearing a headscarf.
A delegation of 25 Muslim and Christian leaders from Burundi, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda and Zanzibar visited al-Azhar al-Sharif on Saturday, as part of the cooperation program with the Anglican churches in the African continent, to spread peace and a culture of acceptance of diversity and...
Dr. Muḥammad al-Ḍuwaynī, the Deputy of al-Azhar al-Sharif, said that the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ was successful in choosing the title of its conference, which revolves around the developments of fatwās in the digital age, and we are aware of the urgency of this issue in the meantime.
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,...
In an attempt to improve the management of the global fatwa institutions and support their digital transformation, the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ is holding its yearly conference titled “Fatwa Authorities in the Digital Age…Development Challenges and Means of Cooperation” on the 2nd and 3rd of August. ...
Dr. Usāma al-Ḥadīdī, Director of al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwas, said that “What Ethiopia is doing regarding the Renaissance Dam, by controlling and monopolizing water resources, is forbidden per Islamic Sharia and is seen as corruption of Earth”.

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