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Dr. Tarek al-Gawhary, MA Azhar University, PhD Princeton University, advisor to Sheikh Dr. Ali Goma’a. explained the thought process in Islamic Law and how a Muslim jurist can think about the concept of inclusive citizenship in a historical context. The basis is in the Constitution of Medina or the...
Al-Azhar revealed that it has set up a center to confront atheism and irreligiousness. This was done after the formation of the Takwīn network that brought together a host of elite intellectuals to discuss religious and cultural issues, which has caused controversy on social media with some saying...
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, said women’s taking of leading positions is permissible according to the sharīʿa, which does not consider gender but rather efficiency and professionalism in accomplishing work.
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, will participate in the 23rd session of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) council, scheduled to take place on April 20-22 in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
Secretary-General of the Islamic Research Academy, Dr. Naẓīr ʿAyyād, chaired the 3rd session of AlBaraka Forum for Islamic Economy during its 44th edition, held in the Saudi city of Medina under the title ‘Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿa: The Governing Framework of Islamic Economics.’
Veteran journalist, Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā, highlighted the pressing need for Egyptians to prioritize the preservation of rational thinking, which he said is a fundamental objective of Islamic sharīʿa.
A cleric of the Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf (religious endowments) said the Islamic sharīʿa (law) aims to preserve religion, soul, progeny, money, and mind, noting that all rules of the sharīʿa revolve around maintaining these objectives.
Islamic preacher, ʿEṣām al-Rūbī, affirmed that all the personal status laws in Egypt are 100% based on the provisions of the Islamic sharīʿa, adding that the law on khulʿ was mentioned in the Holy Qurʾān.  
Today, December 13, marks the death anniversary of Shaykh Maḥmūd Shaltūt, an imām who was responsible for some of the largest religious discourse renewals in the 20th century, with illuminating and unprecedented contributions made in the service of the Islamic sharīʿa.
The Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, asserted that verification is the first step in the sound extrapolation of legal rulings in Islam, particularly concerning the Prophet Muḥammad’s Sunna (tradition). However, in the case of the Qurʾān, there is absolute definitive sourcing and meaning...

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