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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...
Posts on social media regarding Islamic rulings on drinking alcohol have spread during the past few hours, sparked by a bottle of beer that appeared in a photo during the conference of Takwīn foundation.
A fatwa secretary at the Dār al-Iftāʾ stated that slaughtering the udḥīya (sacrificial animals in Islam) in the streets is a cursed act, as said by the Prophet Muḥammad.  
During the last Friday of the Hegira calendar month of Shawwāl, the Ṣūfī Orders are celebrating the mūlid (birth anniversary) of the founder of the Shādhilī Order, Abū al-Ḥasan al-Shādhilī.
A former advisor of the Grand Imām of al-Azhar said that Islamic Ṣūfīsm protects young people from the “hazard of extremism,” adding that people have to be aware of the sound form of Ṣūfīsm, or Islamic mysticism.
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.
Dr. Saʿad al-Dīn al-Hilālī, a professor of jurisprudence (fiqh) at al-Azhar University, stated that the debates about the Sunna (the traditions of the Prophet Muḥammad) or the Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī collection of ḥadīths, are being used as propaganda tools rather than topics of genuine discussions aimed...
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, said that the spread of violence and terrorism, both in the past and now, has not taken place because of religions, but rather because of deviation from sound religious teachings that call for coexistence, tolerance, and respect for diversity.
The Grand Imām of al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Islamic institution, extended condolences to the Iranian people following the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other officials in a helicopter crash that took place this month.
Anbā Ermiā, Head of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center (COCC), announced solidarity with the statement by Dr. Osāma al-Azharī, the president’s advisor for religious affairs, regarding the controversial Takwīn foundation.


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