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The concept of citizenship, the author argues, is in line with the Islamic Sharīʿa . Citizenship has already been applied by the prophet and his companions. The author is in strong disagreement with the presentation of former Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bas Belder. Belder refers, based...
The September 2020 Webinar “Comparing inclusive Citizenship in Egypt with Europe,” led to a discussion about the so-called Covenant of ʿUmar, also known as the Capitulations of ʿUmar, a 9th-century document prohibiting church building, the rebuilding of destroyed churches, and displaying a cross on...
Shaykh Muḥammad Mitwallī al-Shaʿrāwī, whose death anniversary is on June 17, was honored by Al-Azhar Fatwa Global Center, which highlighted the eminent Muslim scholar's contributions to preaching and the service of Islam.  
Umayma Farīd Muḥammad, an assistant professor in the Comparative Jurisprudence Department at al-Azhar University for Girls, and a researcher who received a PhD with summa cum laude for her thesis, suggested applying Islamic sharīʿa provisions to funding projects and banking transactions.
According to the Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the majority of radical fatwas were issued by individuals who were not affiliated with reputable major scholarly institutions or the religious establishment.
The Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, stated that it is not in the authority of the ʿulemāʾ (scholars) to judge someone to be a kāfir (disbeliever). He added that such a ruling can only take place after meticulous verification and through the judiciary.
Al-Azhar revealed that it has set up a center to confront atheism and irreligiousness. This was done after the formation of the Takwīn network that brought together a host of elite intellectuals to discuss religious and cultural issues, which has caused controversy on social media with some saying...
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, said women’s taking of leading positions is permissible according to the sharīʿa, which does not consider gender but rather efficiency and professionalism in accomplishing work.
The Faculty of Sharīʿa & Law in Cairo organized a symposium under the title ‘Principles of International Humanitarian Law and Common Denominators with the Principles of Islamic Sharīʿa.’
Former Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, said his TV show Nūr al-Dīn (Light of Religion), arrived at the right time to save society and preserve mental well-being from decline.


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