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Safari Dakwah

Assalamu’alaikum Wr. Wb.

Kabar gembira bagi para pencinta ulama Al Azhar Asy Syarif. Insya Allah tanggal 1 s/d 22 Oktober 2017, Imam dan Khatib Gami’ Al Azhar Asy Syarif, Kairo, Mesir… 201 kata lagi

Al Qur'an

Al-Azhar imam suspended, apologizes for singing Umm Kulthum song

SHOUNAZ MEKKY | Published — Tuesday 26 September 2017

CAIRO: An imam at Egypt’s Al-Azhar University has publicly apologized after being suspended from his job and subjected to massive criticism for singing on TV while wearing his religious uniform. 192 kata lagi

Arab World

Is Sex Slavery Legal in Islam?

In my recent post about al-Azhar and the doctrine they spread around the world, one reader offered this question in the comments:

Someone I know wrote an article about Islam recently and made the statement that, according to his knowledge, official Islam has never condemned the action of ISIS soldiers in raping Yazidi women.

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Current Events

Is Al-Azhar University a Global Security Threat?

By Cynthia Farahat

Al-Azhar University, the world’s largest Sunni Islamic educational institution, is where many of the world’s most brutal terrorists received their formal religious training. 896 kata lagi

Arab World

This Week in Egypt: Week 35-2017 (Aug 21-27)

Top Headlines

  • U.S. to withhold up to $290 million in Egypt aid
  • Egypt’s Sisi and Shoukry meet Kushner after US holds back aid
  • Egypt says US gave “just a few hours notice” before announcing massive aid cuts…
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This Week in Egypt 2017: Week 34 ( Aug 14-20)

Top Headlines

  • Italy to return its ambassador to Cairo, ending standoff over murdered student
  • US military will take part in a joint military exercise with Egypt for the first time since the toppling of Mubarak in 2011…
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Al-Azhar’s Farcical Fatwa Kiosks

“Fatwa Kiosk” – photo via Al-Fajr newspaper

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Islamic Research Academy has opened a number of kiosks in one of Cairo’s main underground metro stations to allow commuters to “seek guidance on Islamic issues.” According to Mohi El-Din Afifi, secretary-general of the academy, the initiative aims to “counter the extremist ideologies and misguided fatwas provided by extremist groups.” 530 kata lagi