𝑼𝒏𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒊𝒕𝒚 𝒐𝒇 𝑪𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒏𝒊𝒂 𝑺𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝑮𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒏𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝑷𝒂𝒔𝒔𝒆𝒔 𝑩𝑫𝑺 𝑳𝒆𝒈𝒊𝒔𝒍𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏
     The student government of University of California-Davis (UC Davis) has recently passed a legislation that embraces the movement of boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS).  This bill explicitly prohibits the purchase...
Friday, 23 February, 2024
𝐀𝐎𝐂𝐄 𝐇𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐬 𝐌𝐨𝐅𝐀’𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐧 𝐔𝐍𝐒𝐂 𝐂𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐅𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬
      Although Gaza is suffering the worst humanitarian disaster the world has ever seen, the UN Security Council has failed once again to issue a resolution imposing a ceasefire in the Strip. The draft resolution proposed by...
Thursday, 22 February, 2024
𝗘𝗴𝘆𝗽𝘁 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗛𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗰 𝗜𝗖𝗝 𝗢𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝗿𝗴𝘂𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
     Egypt continues its determined efforts at all fronts to support fellow Palestinians and expose the brutal practices of the Zionist occupation. In this context, Jasmine Moussa, a legal adviser at the cabinet of the Egyptian...
Thursday, 22 February, 2024
𝘽𝙧𝙖𝙯𝙞𝙡 𝙍𝙚𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙨 𝙞𝙩𝙨 𝘼𝙢𝙗𝙖𝙨𝙨𝙖𝙙𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙤 𝙄𝙨𝙧𝙖𝙚𝙡
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil recalled his ambassador to Israel on Monday, as tensions escalated between the countries over the Brazilian leader’s sharp remarks against Israel’s war on the Gaza Strip. Mr. Lula...
Wednesday, 21 February, 2024
𝑨𝒍-𝑨𝒛𝒉𝒂𝒓 𝑼𝒓𝒈𝒆𝒔 𝑮𝒍𝒐𝒃𝒂𝒍 𝑼𝒏𝒊𝒕𝒚 𝑨𝒈𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒔𝒕 𝒁𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒊𝒔𝒕 𝑺𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝑫𝒊𝒔𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒄𝒆 𝑷𝒂𝒍𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒂𝒏𝒔 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝑹𝒂𝒇𝒂𝒉
     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif vehemently condemns the blatant Zionist aggression targeting innocent civilians in the densely populated city of Rafah, resulting in the tragic loss of over 100 lives, half of whom were children. It cautions...
Monday, 19 February, 2024
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Evils of the Tongue (4): Defamation
Defamation is a restricted form of speech under the Sharia, and has been tackled at length in the Sharia literature as shall be elaborated below. Definition and Scope The equivalent Arabic term for defamation is tashhi̅r. Literally, Shahara...
Sunday, 11 October, 2020
Foreign Fighter Returnees: An Ongoing Concern
     Defeating and getting rid of ISIS it in both Syria and Iraq have left behind remnants of fighters from different countries who had joined the Organization in its flourishing period since 2014. This is a legacy that most...
Monday, 5 October, 2020
Hate in the Age of Corona
As we are about to bid farewell to 2020, we need to reflect on a dilemma that has swept through the whole world, Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Starting at the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic –if we may say- revealed the true...
Monday, 28 September, 2020
The Antidote to Islamophobia
            Islamophobia is one of the worst problems that beset Muslims in the West. This phenomenon, which has many negative impacts on communal integrity, must be countered and rejected,...
Wednesday, 16 September, 2020
Evils of the Tongue (3): True Threats (Al-Tarwi̅‘)
    Under the Sharia, threats, regardless of whether they are made seriously, in jest or in gesture receive emphatic prohibition. The term "threatening" (Ar. tahdi̅d) can rarely be found in the classical juristic manuals, yet...
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020
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