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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...
Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand Mufti of Egypt and head of the General Secretariat for World Fatwa Authorities, emphasized the unique fabric of Egyptian society where Muslims live peacefully with their Christian brothers and rejected any attempt to prohibit Muslims from sharing joy with Christians on...
The Grand Imam agreed to open an engineering program for women at al-Azhar University in Qenā and to increase the minimum monthly zakāt subsidy for the most vulnerable families.
According to its 2022 annual report, the Islamic Research Academy in Al-Azhar conducted several activities and launched different initiatives to raise awareness about family issues and work towards maintaining family stability.
This text about Dutch Arabist and scholar of Islam Prof. Dr. Johannes (Hans) G. Jansen (1942-2015) is based on Cornelis Hulsman’s personal experiences with Prof.
Dr. Aḥmed Zāyed, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, visited Dr. Aḥmed al-Ṭayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, today (Nov. 25) at the headquarters of Al-Azhar. During the visit, they agreed to sign a joint cooperation protocol between the Library of Alexandria and Al-Azhar for preserving historical...
In his sermon at a Catholic Mass held at the Bahrain National Stadium, Pope Francis called for promoting the concept of human brotherhood. On Saturday (November 5, 2022), nearly thirty thousand people gathered at the Bahrain National Stadium, who waited since the early morning hours to participate...
Bahrain is preparing to hold the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue on the subject of “East and West for Human Coexistence” on November 3rd and 4th, 2022, under the patronage of the King of Bahrain, Ḥamad bin ʿĪsa Āl Khalīfa, and with the participation of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib,...
From the heart of the Bahraini capital, Manama, which has witnessed the Pope’s historic visit, and in a gesture to renounce sectarian conflict, Imam Aḥmed Al-Ṭayyeb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar, shared an invitation to Islamic scholars all over the world, regardless of their affiliation, to dialogue: “As I...
On Thursday (November 3, 2022) in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, the first day of the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue was held under the title "East and West for Human Coexistence,” with participation from a number of senior religious leaders from around the world.

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