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How Iran exploited Rushdie’s Satanic Verses
Middle East

How Iran exploited Rushdie’s Satanic Verses

(CNN) – Nearly 10 years after he was driven underground, Salman Rushdie believed he was free. The author had been…
Iran blames Salman Rushdie and supporters for his stabbing
Middle East

Iran blames Salman Rushdie and supporters for his stabbing

CNN) – Iran denied any link to the stabbing of Salman Rushdie and cast the blame on the author and…
Egyptian Grand Mufti launches ‘Fatwa Pro’ during speech in UK parliament
Egypt

Egyptian Grand Mufti launches ‘Fatwa Pro’ during speech in UK parliament

‍ The Egyptian Grand Mufti, Head of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide (GSFOW), Shawki Allam, launched the initiative…
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…
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