Sunday, January 17, 2021   

  Home     About     Guest Editorials     Advertise     Blog     Site Map     Links     Contact      Subscribe RSS      Subscribe Email  
Al-Azhar calls for democratic state
By |

Egypt should establish a democratic state based on a constitution that satisfies all Egyptians, Al-Azhar announced in a document released Monday. “There should be a democratic system that is based on elections to achieve concepts for Islamic consultation and penalizing officials,” Ahmed al-Tayyeb, Al-Azhar’s grand sheikh, said in a press conference.




Dr Bari replies to Nick Cohen’s smears
By |

Cohen fails to mention that the “Saudi preacher” he refers to is Sheikh as-Sudais, a leading imam at Islam’s holiest sanctuary in Makkah. The remarks attributed to him have never been uttered at the East London Mosque and I have no hesitation in dissociating myself and our mosque from such views.




In Lower Manhattan, 2 Mosques Have Firm Roots
By |

The Masjid Manhattan occupies a narrow basement with bare pipes snaking along the ceiling. The congregants who filled up the mosque near City Hall on Thursday night were mainly men, from South Asia, West Africa and the United States, and a few women — who prayed behind a partition.