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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.
Victim, inferior and oppressed. These are strong words, but these often describe the supposed experience of Muslim woman in the eyes of people in the West. What is the other side of the coin? How do Muslim women face Islamophobic terms coming from the West? This article intends to listen to the...
The call by shaykh of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, to revive "the right of toil and pursuit" fatwa to preserve the rights of working women has sparked wide reactions, from women's rights organizations in Egypt. These organizations have called for the housewife, who has worked to develop her husband's...
The Supreme Administrative Court delivered a final ruling that prohibits an ʾimām from delivering the sermon (Khuṭba) from the pulpits (al-Minbar) or delivering fatwās on social media, because of his extremism that goes against moderate teachings of Islam. 
During his visit to the mosque in Hamilton, Ontario during Eid al-Adha [ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā] prayer, Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, condemned recent incidents of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and misogyny.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a ruling allowing the ban on headscarves (Hijab) at work if the employer deems it necessary. This comes after two women in Germany filed complaints after being suspended from work for wearing a headscarf.
Today, Friday, the Ministry of Awqāf inaugurates 12 mosques in six governorates, including 11 that have been rebuilt and one that has been recently restored. This brings a grand total of 258 mosques which have been opened since 1st July, 231 of which have also been rebuilt and another 27 that have...
Dr Aḥmad Karīma, professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University, has attacked the draft personal status law that is currently being reviewed in the House of Representatives. Shaykh Aḥmad Karīma stressed that the proposed penalty for a husband who does not inform his wife of his...
Dr. Shawkī ʿAllām, the Mufti of the Arab Republic of Egypt, resolved the controversy over the travel of women to perform the ḥajj without a muḥarram. He stressed that the sharīʿa law in the Quran and Sunnah does not discriminate between men and women; “Pilgrimage to the House is a duty owed to...

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