Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism
Let's Quash Rumours
They Allege & We Reply
The concept of Jihad
Soyez en Conscients
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
Document on Human Fraternity for world peace and living together
14 Feb 2019
INTRODUCTION Faith leads a believer to see in the other a brother or sister to be supported and loved. Through faith in God, who has created the universe, creatures and all human beings (equal on account of his mercy), believers are called to...
The Grand Imam Heads to UAE Tomorrow for a Historic Summit with the Pontiff
2 Feb 2019
His Eminence Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Head of the Muslim Council of Elders (MCE) heads tomorrow to the Emirati Capital, Abu Dhabi, for a historic summit with Pope Francis, head of the...
Abu Dhabi.. The Grand Imam witnesses events of 1st Forum of Alliance of Religions for Community Security
20 Nov 2018
His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, Tuesday witnesses the events of the 1st Forum of Alliance of Religions for Community Security held in Abu Dhabi...
The Grand Imam sets off to Abu Dhabi to participate in Forum of Alliance of Religions for Community Security
20 Nov 2018
His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, has left Cairo International Airport for the United Arab Emirates to participate in 1st Forum of Alliance of...
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