While Shiite clergy in Iran and Iraq mostly prefer to stay out of issuing fatwas, a minority is calling for jihad in Syria against salafist groups.
Despite the bitter confrontation between Turkey’s Islamists and secularists, there is a welcome sign of a potential for synthesizng Islam and liberal democracy.
Egypt's highest Islamic institution condemns militants' attacks on military sites in Sinai, calling on everyone to protect the country's security.
Sheikh Qaradawi, on behalf of the world federation of Muslim scholars, issued a fatwa on the necessity of supporting Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
"Muslim Brotherhood won't work with 'usurper' government," said Sheikh Abdel Rahman El-Bar.