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Egypt’s Grand Mufti receives a high level delegation of US churches heads

Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam received a high-level delegation of US churches heads on Sunday in the presence of President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, Pastor Andrea Zaki. During their meeting, Dr. Allam stressed that dialogue and openness to all civilizations are the essence of Islam, which calls for communication and cooperation ... more ...

The General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide strongly condemns the continued genocide against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide vehemently condemned the silence of the international community and world's organizations and institutions towards the continued genocide, brutal attacks and violations committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. more ...

Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta: Rulings on inheritance are enacted through explicit definitive Shari’ah texts that are not subject to Ijtihad

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
In a news statement issued on Wednesday, Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta stated that Shari’ah explicit definitive (qat'i) rulings are not subject to personal reasoning (Ijtihad) and the rulings on inheritance are not an exception.
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Egypt’s Grand Mufti addresses officials, scholars, religious leaders in China-Arab summit on anti-extremism

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, confirmed that the initiative of the Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi that calls for renewing religious discourse has become the focus of the world’s anti-extremism circles. This came in the speech he delivered before the China-Arab countries’ two-day summit on anti-extremism being held in China’s ... more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Leaves for China to present Dar al-Ifta’s experience of fighting extremism

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, will leave for China tomorrow to participate in the conference that will be held on Monday in Chengdu city titled, “Arab-Chinese Intercultural Dialogue and the Round Table Meeting for Eradicating Extremism”. Dr. Allam will present Dar al-Ifta’s experience of combating extremism and terrorism more ...

The General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide warns of Israel

The General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide warned of the repercussions of the continuing violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces against Jerusalem’s citizens and against their prevention from observing the Friday Prayer inside Al-Aqsa Mosque. The Israeli forces set up barricades around the mosque to prevent worshipers fro ... more ...

Daesh Justifies its Crimes against Christians in Response to Dar Al-Ifta’s Insight Magazine

After realizing the danger threatening its deviant ideology, the terrorist group “Daesh” adopted a defensive position in response to the recently published issue of “Insight”, the magazine published by Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta, which was released following the twin attacks on Tanta and Alexandria churches that left tens of Egyptians dead. more ...

Egypt’s Dar Al-Ifta releases a new special issue of its magazine “Insight”

This month’s issue of Dar al-Ifta’s “Insight” magazine titled “Terrorist Crimes against Christian Citizens” comes in response to the twin bombings of Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria that left tens dead and injured.
The issue sheds light upon ISIS’ terrorist crimes of burning, forced displacement, and destroying the places of worship o ... more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Leaves for Thailand on an Official Visit

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 In response to an official invitation extended by the Thai Prime Minister, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, left for Bangkok on Monday evening on an official visit to meet a number of Thai officials and opinion leaders. more ...

Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta Presents its Experience in Fighting Radicalization in London

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 The Senior Advisor to the Grand Mufti and Secretary General of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, Dr. Ibrahim Negm, left for London to present the experience of Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta in fighting radicalization, terrorism and Islamophobia before a number of British Islamic Research bodies. more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Calls for Global Unity to Face Radicalization

Sunday, March 12, 2017 In his speech in the opening session of the 27th international conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, called upon all religious institutions worldwide to undertake the responsibility to face the challenges and threats currently more ...

Egypt’s Grand Mufti receives a delegation of Indonesian female Scholars

The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, received a delegation of Indonesian female scholars on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in his office at Dar al-Ifta. The Cultural Advisor at the embassy of Indonesia in Cairo accompanied the delegation. The meeting aimed to present Dar al-Ifta’s experience in the process of fatwa issuance.

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Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta displays its experiment in fighting extremism and Islamophobia at US universities and research centers

Thursday, January 26, 2017 The Senior Advisor to the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ibrahim Negm, left for the United States to present Dar al-Ifta’s experiment in combating extremist ideologies and Islamophobia at a number of US universities and research centers. more ...

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa Fatwa monitoring observatory releases new study on extremist Fatwas

Thursday, January 12, 2017
The Fatwa monitoring observatory at Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa has recently monitored and scrutinized more than 5500 online Fatwas disdaining the Christians.
The observatory stated that the Fatwas issued by those extremists show their deviant fiqh methodologies and their strict observance of prohibition. more ...

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa launches a new Facebook Page in English

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa has launched a new Facebook page in English titled “Muslims and Christians United against Terrorism” to address people worldwide, especially non-Muslims.

In a news statement issued on Thursday, the Senior Advisor to the Grand Mufti, Dr. Ibrahim Negm, stated that the new page aims to illustrate the truth about the r ... more ...

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa releases a new issue of “Insight” magazine

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa has released a new issue of its English-language magazine “Insight” titled “Women in the Terrorist’s Camp”.
In a news statement issued on Sunday, the Senior Advisor to the Grand Mufti, Dr. Ibrahim Negm, stated that “Insight” comes in response to the magazine “Dabiq” issued by Daesh more ...

Egypt

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Egypt's Dar al-Iftaa launched a global electronic campaign on Wednesday in celebration of Prophet Muhammad's birth. The campaign, which is in English, targets more than 30 million people around the world including Muslims and non-Muslims. more ...

Egypt

November 6, 2016
The Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, has successfully concluded his official visit to the Vatican where he participated in a number of important activities aimed to correct the distorted image of Islam. The visit is regarded as a national mission that comes within the framework of utilizing Egypt's soft power. more ...

The Grand Mufti of Egypt participates in the Interreligious Dialogue Conference in Rome

Thursday, November 03, 2016
In response to the invitation received from King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Shawki Allam, left for Rome on Wednesday morning to participate in the international conference on interreligious dialogue. The conference will be ... more ...

Dr. Negm in US to discuss activating Dar al-Iftaa’s Conference recommendations

Monday, October 24, 2016
The Senior Advisor to the Grand Mufti, Dr. Ibrahim Negm, left for Washington to discuss the means of implementing the recommendations of Dar al-Iftaa’s international conference that was held last week in Egypt, titled, “Qualifying and Educating Religious Leadership in the Issuance of Fatawa in Mosque Communities of Mu ... more ...

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