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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...
An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
The European Court of Justice’s decision to ban the headscarf in the workplace was not the first measure and it will not be the last. Over the past twenty years, the veil has become a matter of great controversy in Western societies, due to its increasing appearance on the streets of European and...
The activities of the Seventh International Conference on Fatwas under the name “Fatwa and Sustainable Development Goals,” organized by the Egyptian Dār Al-Iftā’ under the umbrella of the General Secretariat of Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, will launch tomorrow (Oct. 17th) in Cairo. The conference...
Today, Arab countries and the Islamic world celebrate the birth of the Prophet, but the way they celebrate differs between buying sweets they are used to eating every year, preparing food and distributing it to the poor, and other rituals for celebrating this day.
H.E. Shawqī ʿAllām, Mufti of Egypt, President of the General Secretariat for World Fatwa Authorities, extended his sincere thanks to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī for sponsoring the Seventh International Fatwa Conference on the theme of Fatwa and Sustainable Development, which concluded last...
At a conference organized by the Arab League in cooperation with the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, Dr. Naẓīr ʿAyād, the Secretary General of the Islamic Research Academy, stated that Islam views religious pluralism as an inevitable necessity and a universal sunna. This comes from Islam’s...
Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf (religious endowments) launches the “Right of the Nation” initiative in all mosques in Egypt, starting from Friday 28th of October and lasting for a whole month.
Mahamadou Labarang, Cameroonian ambassador to Cairo, met with the Grand Imam Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib on Wednesday, at the headquarters of al-Azhar, and expressed his desire to establish a regional Azhar institute to serve the Muslims of Central Africa in Cameroon.
What is the Islamic ruling on transferring human organs and donating them? A question was submitted to the eminent Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and he answered it by saying: The Sharia [Sharīʿa] of Islam has honored the human body, whether it is alive or dead, and it has forbidden...

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