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Keyword: Al-Azhar

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Daily News Analysis

Sisi regime heading for Syrian-style crisis

Crescent International

Rajab 07, 14442023-01-29

Week In Review

Saudis may be behind curbs on Al-Azhar’s independence

Dhu al-Hijjah 06, 14412020-07-27


Egypt to cooperate with Syria against terrorists

Zafar Bangash

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

A common threat from the takfiri terrorists has forced the two regimes in Egypt and Syria to cooperate with each other. This is a blow to Saudi machinations in the region.

Letters To The Editor

Mufti Sisi?

Name withheld upon request

Rabi' al-Thani 11, 14362015-02-01

Now Egyptian dictator General Sisi wants Muslims to abandon Islamic historical texts. What qualifications does he have to make such pronouncements?

Occasional Paper

Shaykh Mahmud Shaltut’s Fatwa about Shia Madhab(1959)

Mahmud Shaltut

Shawwal 22, 13891970-01-01

What follows is the Fatwa (religious verdict/ruling) of one of the Sunni world’s most revered scholars, Shaikh Mahmood Shaltoot with regard to the Shi’a. Shaikh Shaltoot was the head of the renowned al-Azhar Theological school in Egypt, one of the main centers of Sunni scholarship in the world. It should be of interest to know that a few decades ago, a group of Sunni and Shi’a scholars formed a center at al-Azhar by the name of "Dar al-Taqreeb al-Madhahib al-Islamiyyah”which translates into "Center for bringing together the various Islamic schools of thought".

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