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
Al-Azhar Asks the whole World for Providing Emergency Assistance to Lebanon
4 Aug 2020
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, is woefully following up the consequences of Beirut explosion, which has appalled the whole world and resulted in killing dozens and wounding thousands in a...
Al-Azhar lauds the Egyptian Armed Forces for thwarting terrorism and mourns the heroic martyrs
22 Jul 2020
Al-Azhar lauds our Egyptian Armed Forces for their valor in countering and deterring the terrorist elements that seek to spread terrorism, cause destabilization and disperse the efforts of the Egyptian state at this critical time as our valiant...
Al-Azhar Supports the Egyptian Leadership's Efforts to Protect Egypt's National Security
21 Jul 2020
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif stresses its full support for all the efforts exerted by the Egyptian leadership to protect Egypt's national security and to resist all foreign threats, maintaining that it is of cardinal importance for...
"The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated humanity's need for joint action," said the Grand Imam in a video conference with the Archbishop of Canterbury...
7 Jul 2020
His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb held a video conference with Dr. Justin Welby, Archbishop of the Canterbury Church, during which they both discussed further development and promotion of the dialogue...
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