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The Bahai is not an Islamic sect. Any Muslim joins it is to be considered an apostate. An apostate is a person who renounces Islam to follow another religion. Fiqh scholars collectively agreed that an apostate should be killed if he insists on renouncing Islam.
Extremist groups failed to obtain power through weapons because the government fought against them. But if the government was able to prevent them gaining political control of the country, it was not able to prevent them controlling the minds of people. Extremist groups started directing their...
Rose El-Youssef created a special file on extremism and terrorism. The file discusses cassette tapes that degrade women in Egyptian society, the fact that some lawyers looking for fame collaborate with extremists, that some scholars oppose scholarly development and that terrorists have turned to...
The article explains the meaning of kufr [unbelief] and kufar [unbelievers] as mentioned in the Qur´an. It tells that the word kufr has a dogmatic and a linguistic meaning and that there is no verse in the Qur´an that orders the killing of kufar. All the Qur´anic verses delay the...
Khalid Dowran is a Muslim Arab living in America. He wrote a book titled “The Seed of Abraham…Towards an Understanding of Islam.” The book caused a wide controversy to the extent that the leader of one of the Islamic groups in Jordan issued a fatwa that charges Dowran of kufr [unbelief]. In the...
Salah Hashim, the founder of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya spoke about the Gama´at since its foundation in Assiut, the role the then governor of Assiut played in relation to the formation of the Gama´at and their disputes with the Muslim Brotherhood. He supports the corrective review of the ideologies of...
The leaders of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya expressed their complete agreement to end the actions to kill. They affirmed that their mistakes in the past came as a result of a false Ijtihad. In this article they explain the legal basis behind their renunciation of violence and reconsideration of old...
A Saudi judge called for the hadd punishment* of a Tunisian singer because she allegedly compared herself to the Prophet. Some Arab countries demanded the execution of another singer as it was said that she named her dog after one of the prophets. A third singer was imprisoned as he was charged...
The Gama´at Al-Islamiya organization published a series of books called “The Correction of Concepts Series.” The author wonders whether this correction revolution a real correction and revision, or is it merely a pretense of being weak - with the aim of lying low until they regain their power...
The general secretary of the Tagammu party, Dr. Rifa´at al-Sa´id accused Montasser Al-Zayyat of writing “Al-Zawahri as I knew him” to settle his account with Al-Zawahri. He said that the book justified terrorism. Al-Zayyat said that the book was a review of the Islamic movements and their positions...

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