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“Al Azhar” describes Haifa as ‘Indecent and immoral’

Muslim scholars from Al Azhar Mosque in Cairo described Haifa as “immoral and indecent.” The Muslim ... In the film Haifa danced in front of ‘Al Hussein’ Mosque in Cairo, insulting the scholars. Controversial director Khaled Yousif defended Haifa. “The Scholars at Al Azhar are accusing people of wrong doing before ...

01/08/2010 - 18:59 - comment 0

Muslim Scholars Urge Egypt to 'Purify' Culture Ministry

said sixty members of the Azhar Scholars Front named books they blamed for the spread of drug ... insult Islam, country and ethics."   The Azhar Scholars Front opposes the moderate Grand Sheik of Al-Azhar Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, added AP.   Among the books and novels singled out by Al-Azhar ...

19/05/2010 - 11:25 - comment 0

"Noah" triggers a storm in Egypt: The Creativity Front rains down their Al Azhar-opposing opinion

With Al Azhar adamantly against the Biblical tale ... has triggered a massive controversy in Egypt where the influential Sunni institution Al Azhar has condemned the film and demanded it banned . Al Azhar has always proscribed the depiction of prophets ...

12/03/2014 - 12:51 - comment 0

Egypt's sassy show "The Dancer" caused quite a raucous: has the rep of dancers changed over the century?

this month, some public figures called for its banning. A group of Azhar Scholars, including Mazhar Shahin ... group of Azhar Scholars, including Mazhar Shahin and Khaled Al-Gindy, who are both members ...

13/10/2014 - 09:58 - comment 0

Nusra Front threatens force to release militants from Lebanese jails

The Nusra Front says that it may use military options ... Front may use force to free militants detained in Lebanon’s prisons, a prominent Nusra commander told ... [militants] from Lebanese prisons,” he said. The Nusra Front is believed to be holding three soldiers ...

26/08/2014 - 06:04 - comment 0

Egypt's new sukuk law "incompatible with Islamic Shari’a law"

of the Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars. Some articles of Egypt's recently ... a member of the Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars. When asked which articles were incompatible, ... with Islamic Shari’a law”, said Abdallah Al-Naggar, a member of the Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars ...

10/04/2013 - 09:22 - comment 0

Al Azhar to evacuate campus during the week of Egypt's presidential elections

Al Azhar University has decided to freeze exams, ... The board of Al Azhar University headed by Professor Osama El-Abd decided on Wednesday to freeze all exams, ... Security forces normally deployed in front of the university will be needed elsewhere to secure ...

15/05/2014 - 10:04 - comment 0

Al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front to establish Islamic "emirate" in Syria

The Nusra Front intends to establish an Islamic "emirate" in Syria when the time is right. The Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda’s ... securing the “agreement” of Islamist fighters and religious scholars, without going into detail about ...

14/07/2014 - 08:58 - comment 0

Egypt's leaders meet for crisis talks called for by top cleric

was called by the country’s most influential religious scholar, the head of the al-Azhar university, Sheikh ... was called by the country’s most influential religious scholar, the head of the al-Azhar university, Sheikh ...

31/01/2013 - 13:43 - comment 0

Egyptian police floods into Azhar university to stop protests

Egyptian security forces stormed al-Azhar University ... Egyptian security forces stormed al-Azhar University campus on Wednesday to quell student protests against ... those kids. If you see anyone just arrest them right away.” Demonstrations at al-Azhar ...

30/10/2013 - 18:54 - comment 0