Imam

At an Extremist Rally Near Nation’s Capital, Armed Jihad Glorified, ‘Infidels’ Condemned

Kashif N Chaudhry, Contributor Physician, Writer, Human Rights Activist 11/21/2017 Extremist Clerics Meet in Northern Virginia, Glorify Armed Jihad, Label America “Land of the Infidels” & Condemn Muslims who ‘Reject Jihad.’ American Muslims are often asked to apologize for religious extremism carried out in the name of Islam. I believe […]

Do imams need Swiss training?

MUSLIMS IN SWITZERLAND By Peter Siegenthaler FEB 8, 2017  How does an imam understand young Muslims’ lives in Switzerland if he only spends a few years in the country and doesn’t speak one of the national languages? (Keystone) Many imams at Swiss mosques spend only a few years in Switzerland, […]

Al-Azhar’s historic fatwa on Shias

October 14, 2016 SHAFAQNA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WORLD SHIA FORUM – The following is the transcript of an interview which was conducted with al-Azhar’s most senior authority: Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib with Al Neel Egyptian TV channel. In the interview Dr al-Tayyib rejects the notion of takfir in reference to Shia […]