Grand Mufti Shawky Allam - Courtesy of Dar al-Ifta official website
CAIRO - 1 January 2019: The Egyptian Darul Iftaa on Tuesday said that a Muslim should have his belonging only to his nation, homeland and society.
The religious body, in a videotape issued to respond to allegations by terrorist groups, added that a Muslim should not have any belonging to a group or an extremist ideology.
It added that the extremist groups have taken the meaning of religion out of its genuine context in an effort to serve their own ideology.
The religious body warned of division and called for unity and solidarity in the face of extremist thought.