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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 […]

The Day of ‘Ashura

Ninaras/Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons 4.0 By Huda Islam Expert ‘Ashura is a religious observance marked every year by Muslims. The word ‘ashura literally means “10th,” as it is on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year. ‘Ashura is an ancient observance that is now recognized for […]

‘The only solution for Iraq’

May 04,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – MICHAEL JANSEN It is hardly surprising that Iraqis stormed the Green Zone at the heart of Baghdad, entered the parliament building and confronted legislators blocking reforms proposed by Prime Minister Haidar Al Abadi. Iraqis of all sects and stations in life were among those […]