Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism
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The concept of Jihad
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The Grand Imam meets “Enactus Al-Azhar” team and lauds their honorable representation of Egypt
Al-Azhar Observatory utterly condemns the disgraceful Islamophobia that Muslim Medics face in the UK...
"The Rohingya Muslims … A Humanitarian Crisis Still Unsolved" a new video report in 12 languages by Al-Azhar Observatory
The Grand Imam: Burning the Quran provokes feelings of hatred and undermines interfaith dialogue outcomes
Al-Azhar Observatory Condemns Charlie Hebdo's Reprint of Cartoon depicting Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
Replies to the Terrorist's Ideologies
Analysis & Refutations
Events & Visits
Message of the week
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar: Calls for Full Gender Equality Contradict Religion, Nature and Reality
31 Mar 2019
In his weekly program on the Egyptian satellite channel, Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, underscored the role of the family in fulfilling the Divine Objective of man's being the vicegerent of...
The Grand Imam's Speech on the Inauguration of the Cathedral, Nativity of Christ, in the New Administrative Capital
9 Jan 2019
Translated by: Al-Azhar Center for Translation - If you refer back to history records, it tells you that most of the churches in Egypt were built during the reign of the Muslims. - According...
The Speech of His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in the Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) Birth Ceremony
17 Dec 2018
The Speech of His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in the Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) Birth Ceremony 1440 AH – 2018 CE Al-Azhar Conference Center (ACC) Rabi’...
A Speech by His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Professor Ahmad Al-Tayyeb At the Catholic University, Lisbon, Portugal in 2018...
7 Jul 2018
A Speech by His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Professor Ahmad Al-Tayyeb At the Catholic University, Lisbon, Portugal in 2018 Entitled Religious Values and the Crisis of Contemporary...
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
Evils of the Tongue (2): Takfi̅r Al-Muslim (Labeling a Muslim with Disbelief)
Takfi̅r basically means to attribute the state of disbelief (kufr) to a person. Kufr, according to a definition given by Ibn Ḥazm, means to deny something that God has made a constituent part of belief, and that such denial...
Wednesday, 2 September, 2020
A Reply to the Allegation that Killing Policemen and the Armed Forces Men is Jihad!!!
The concept of Jihad in Islam has nothing to do with such allegation posed by those criminal terrorists. Jihad, in essence, communicates a true, spiritual meaning that cannot be understood by those criminal killers. It...
Sunday, 22 October, 2017
Dar al-Harb (Abode of War)
Their Allowance of Killing Non-Muslims in Non-Muslim Countries and Leaving Their Homelands as Abodes of War (Dar al-Harb) to join ISIS (To them) this is the Islamic homeland. This is similar to what is going on in European countries because of...
Friday, 11 August, 2017