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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...
The Ṣūfī Council in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan held a scholarly symposium on interpretation of the Holy Qurʾān, moderated by the council’s secretary-general, Dr. Muḥammad al-ʿĀydī.
Professor of Comparative Fiqh (Jurisprudence) at al-Azhar University, Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, spoke about the ethics of war, saying: “War is described in the Qurʾān as repulsive, and God restricted it in the verse: “Thus you may exact retribution from whoever transgresses against you, in proportion to...
“The proponents of Islamic fiqh (jurisprudence) schools are no longer differing over whether the killing of apostates is a crime or not. It is a conspiracy to kill people by acting as God; a plot of men in power and autocrats who repress opposition by silencing those who fail to heap praise on them...
Veteran journalist Muʾnis al-Zuhayrī took to social media to express his anger, writing, “You have insulted the idea, the value, the content, and Jamāl ͑Abd al-Nāṣir, who established the radio station in 1964. Stop the ads in the Holy Qurʾān Broadcast.” He was referring to the state of the Holy...
The Muftī of the Sultanate of Oman, Aḥmad Bin Ḥamd al-Khalīlī, called for a “firm and comprehensive” Islamic boycott of Sweden in response to its “excessive” insults towards the Holy Qurʾān and Muslim sanctities on its lands.
Dr. Shawqī  ͑Allām, Grand Muftī of Egypt, said everything the Prophet Muḥammad has said is part of the Islamic revelation by God Almighty.
Imām Fāḍl Sulaymān responded in 2018 to allegations of Dr. Hans Jansen on whether Sūra 2: 256, there shall be no compulsion in religion, had been abrogated. This discussion is essential since the verse’s abrogation is argued for by the Islamist extremists that Hans Jansen studied. This position...
In the aftermath of the brutal assassination of Palestinian American Aljazeera [al-Jazīra] reporter Shireen Abu Akleh [Shīrīn Abū ʿĀklih] (May 11th 2022) by occupying Israeli military forces in Jenin, our British friend William Morris, cofounder and Secretary General of the Next Century Foundation...
A great deal of controversy was sparked by the announcement of the Egyptian Minister of Awqāf (Religious Endowments) Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa concerning plans to translate the Quran into Hebrew, with the aim of countering the inaccurate interpretation of the current Hebrew versions.

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