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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...
An interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and Father Joannis from the Coptic Orthodox Church
The Egyptian Family House (Bayt al ʿĀʾila) in the southern Egyptian province of Asyūṭ held a conference to express support for the political leadership’s decision regarding the Palestinian issue and to also back the candidacy of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī for another term in office.
The Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, requested participants of a conference held by Dār al-Iftāʾ to stand and observe a minute’s silence over the souls of the martyrs of the attack that targeted al-Ahlī Arab Baptist Hospital and the Palestinian martyrs in the Gaza Strip.
Dār al-Iftāʾ announced that it has finalized preparations for its eighth international conference on ‘Fatwā and the Challenges of the Third Millennium,’ to be held from October 18-19 in Cairo.  
The 8th international fatwā conference will shed light on fatwā institutions’ role in handling major global challenges, including climate change. It is to be held under the auspices of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī with participation from 90 countries.  
President of al-Azhar University, Dr. Salāma Dawūd, followed up on the preparation of a humanitarian aid convoy to be sent to Gaza. This was organized by the university’s Community Service Committee, under the leadership of the vice-president of post graduate studies, Maḥmūd Ṣidīq. The convoy...
The ministry of awqāf (religious endowments) announced that more than EGP31 million (roughly $1 million) have been spent on Qurʾān-related activities during the fiscal year 2023/2024.
Under the auspices of the Grand Imām, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, al-Azhar called upon the people of Egypt to hold a protest after the Friday prayers, and to stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine against Israeli aggression.
The Grand Muftī of the Republic, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, called for a minute of silence for the souls of the martyrs of the Baptist Hospital that was bombed earlier in the Gaza Strip, and for the souls of the martyrs of Palestine.  


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