On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr, The Grand Imam receives Pope Tawadros II

     His Eminence Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, received Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of See of St. Mark and a high level delegation from the Church. Pope Tawadros II and the delegation...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif laudsconsolidated efforts among countries in combating terrorism

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif lauds the efforts made in combating terrorism and the cooperation between countries to arrest and extradite terrorists, stressing that it is an essential step in the war against terrorism. Al-Azhar...

Al-Azhar condemns explosion in Kabul Mosque

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the deadly terrorist explosion that targeted a mosque in the Afghan capital city of Kabul during Friday prayers, killing at least 2, including a senior preacher and member of the...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Condemns Baghdad Market Bombing

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the terrorist blast that targeted a public market in the “Sadr City”, east of Baghdad, leaving at least 8 dead and 15 other injured.   Al-Azhar Al-Sharif asserts that...

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How Poverty Contributes to Extremism: An Analytical Reading
This report will attempt to present the definition of poverty, its dangers and how Islam tackles and provides solutions to this phenomenon. It will then proceed to show how poverty relates, directly or indirectly, to extremism and terrorism and...
Sunday, 18 August, 2019
How the Far-Right Promotes Violence
     It is a mistake to believe that the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, which killed 50 Muslims and injured 50 others, were an isolated event. Just before the shootings unfolded, Brenton Tarrant, the...
Tuesday, 6 August, 2019
Sanctity of Places of Worship under Islam
     Churches, mosques and synagogues have recently been targeted in a series of shootings and bombings all over the world. On 21 April 2019, three churches in Sri Lanka and three luxury hotels in the commercial capital,...
Thursday, 25 July, 2019
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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
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