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Satellite TV channels are now playing a major role in increasing public awareness and disseminating Islamic culture.
Reform of Islamic thought has been a topic for discussion ever since it the idea was initiated by Shaykh Muhammad ‘Abduh and Shaykh Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī back in the 19th century.
The Azhar’s dā‘iyas are now asked to take tests at the foreign embassies before being granted their visas to travel to the West.
Māhir Hassan claims that Khālid al-Jindī, the well-known dā‘iya, is making huge sums of money from the private fatwa business.
It is suggested that highly influential dā‘iya, cAmr Khālid is promoting a type of Islam that is acceptable to the United States, appeasing angry youth during the invasion of Iraq, thereby serving US interests in the area.
‘Amr Khālid phenomenon has triggered several discussions in the Egyptian street.
‘Amr Khālid has finally returned to his Egyptian audience asserting that his return to the small screen [TV] has nothing to do with security or official pressures.
In reaction to the U.S. refusal to grant Shaykh ‘Abd al-Hamīd al-Atrash access to the United States, the Grand Imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwi, gave instructions not to allow the Religious Freedom Commission of the U.S. Department of State to enter the shaykhdom of the Azhar.
Articles that give a good insight into some frequent misunderstandings in Arab-West relations. A Christian play in Alexandria, advising Christians in a crude way not to convert to Islam, was followed by Muslim demonstrations and violence.
‘Amr Khālid has had a remarkable march to fame as a dā‘iya.

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