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Sexual harassment not linked to victim’s clothing: Dar al-Iftaa
Egypt

Sexual harassment not linked to victim’s clothing: Dar al-Iftaa

Attributing sexual harassment to the clothes a victim is wearing is a delusional justification, according to Dar al-Iftaa, which attributed…
Al-Azhar warns against TikTok Blackout Challenge
Egypt

Al-Azhar warns against TikTok Blackout Challenge

On Sunday, the Al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwa (religious opinion) warned against the “blackout” or “scarf” challenge, a recent…
Coronavirus vaccine will not break Ramadan fast: Al-Azhar
Egypt

Coronavirus vaccine will not break Ramadan fast: Al-Azhar

The Al-Azhar Fatwa Center in a Saturday statement assured that coronavirus vaccines will not break the Ramadan fast, as they…
Egyptologist Zahi Hawass criticizes fatwa prohibiting display of mummies, excavating graves
Egypt

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass criticizes fatwa prohibiting display of mummies, excavating graves

Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass criticized a fatwa (religious opinion) made by Al-Azhar scholar Ahmed Karima, prohibiting the display of mummies…
Imitations of international brands forbidden: Dar al-Iftaa
Fashion

Imitations of international brands forbidden: Dar al-Iftaa

Mimicking international brands and registered trademarks without the permission of their owners is banned (haraam) by the rules of Islam,…
Thirty years after Rushdie fatwa, blasphemy still potent weapon
Middle East

Thirty years after Rushdie fatwa, blasphemy still potent weapon

Thirty years after Iran called for the killing of Salman Rushdie, the British novelist remains a figure of hate for…
Muslims may eat dogs and cats: former Azhar official
Egypt

Muslims may eat dogs and cats: former Azhar official

  Former Head of al-Azhar’s Fatwa Committee Abdel Hameed al-Atrash proclaimed that Muslims may kill and eat cats and dogs,…
Equating inheritance between sexes is forbidden: Grand Mufti
Society

Equating inheritance between sexes is forbidden: Grand Mufti

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam stressed that equating the inheritance between men and women is against Islamic Sharia (law), as…
Grand Mufti says buying Facebook ‘likes’ is deceiving, forbidden in Islam
Technology

Grand Mufti says buying Facebook ‘likes’ is deceiving, forbidden in Islam

Egypt’s Grand Mufti¬†has issued a ‘fatwa’ (religious ruling) against buying ‘likes’ on social media platforms, a mechanism commonly used by…
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