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An Azhari scholar, Al Shaḥāt ʿAzāzī, said that participation in the presidential, parliamentary, or any other kind of election, is considered to be an urgent priority as well as a duty from the perspective of sharīʿa. He stated that voting is concerned with the welfare of the nation, and pointed...
Some women resort to khulʿ as a way to terminate their marriage in the case of failing to be able to leave their husband with the standard way of divorce. However, some women are concerned about certain issues regarding the matrimonial home, such as the fate of their property, as well as child...
A fatwa (religious edict) secretary at Dār al-Iftā’, Shaykh Muḥammad Kamāl, said that fasting on the day of the mūlid (the Prophet Muḥammad’s Birthday) is permissible from the perspective of the Islamic sharīʿa.
Al-Azhar Mosque resumes its sixth episode of programs under the title “Women’s Rights in Islamic Sharī ͑a” today (Wednesday, May 25, 2023), under the sponsorship of Grand Imām Dr. Aḥmad al- Ṭayyīb.
His Eminence the Grand Imam of al-Azhar al-Sharīf, Prof. Dr. Aḥmad al- Ṭayyib said that Islam came to liberate humanity from uncivilized practices that burdened humanity for centuries. God forbade all forms of slavery and instituted laws that protect human dignity and promote equality amongst all...
Grand Imam and Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib said that calls to hold Islamic jurisprudence heritage infallible and equating it to Islamic Law [al-Sharīʿa] leads to the stagnation of contemporary modern jurisprudence.  He added that this is a result of some people being bound – literally – to...
Considerable debate has arisen regarding the application ‘My Heritage’ which has recently gained popularity throughout social media sites. Through the app, users can move the face and features of a photo image, and many have been using it to animate photos of their deceased relatives to make them...
Al-Azhar followed the televised statements made by Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, in which he said that “Islam is not a religion but rather a political party, and its followers are people of war, expansion, and influence.”
The Council of Senior Scholars at al-Azhar announced details for al-Azhar’s scientific research competition.  This competition comes as part of al-Azhar’s responsibilities as a basic reference for Islamic matters and as the intellectual and cultural fortress for the Islamic world.  It also comes as...
Saudi Arabia officially abolished the use of flogging as a form of punishment, as well as the death penalty for juniors last week. An important news event that didn’t get the coverage it deserves. A heated argument has long raged through the corridors of the United Nations, between those who think...

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