Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism
Let's Quash Rumours
They Allege & We Reply
The concept of Jihad
Soyez en Conscients
On the International Day of Peace, Al-Azhar Observatory confirms: Peace is the Umbrella under which all Humans are protected against Conflicts and Wars
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
Replies to the Terrorist's Ideologies
Analysis & Refutations
Events & Visits
Message of the week
Polygamy: An Islamic Perspective
31 Mar 2019
Man is God’s vicegerent on the earth. He, the Almighty, created Adam and Eve, and scattered a lot of people from them, a fact unanimously agreed upon by the followers of the heavenly and non-heavenly...
Clash or Harmony of Civilizations! .. A New Reading
25 Mar 2019
In 1993, the American academician and politician Samuel P. Huntington (1927 – 2008) wrote his controversial, yet famous, article on the clash of civilizations, which he later developed into a book entitled...
When the Leader is a Role Model! Jacinda Ardern: A Glorious, Unforgettable Stance
19 Mar 2019
It may be true that most of us had never heard the name “Jacinda Ardern”, who happens to be the Prime Minister of New Zealand, before the horrific terrorist mass shooting that targeted the worshippers in two...
Why Islam is not a Religion of Terrorism?
18 Mar 2019
Even though modern man faces many serious challenges including, among many others, economic, environmental, political and social challenges which are all devastating, terrorism is viewed by most of the world countries as...
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