The Grand Imam Heads to UAE Tomorrow for a Historic Summit with the Pontiff

     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...

Al-Azhar Condemns the Terror Attack against a Mosque in the Southern Philippines

     Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism strongly condemns the brutal terrorist attack against a mosque in the Philippines, which resulted in the death of two and injuring of other four...

Al-Azhar Condemns the Terror Attack against a Market in Burkina Faso

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the brutal, terrorist attack against a market, which left 12 killed. Al-Azhar renews emphasis on its unshakeable stance on rejecting all kinds and forms of violence and terrorism,...

The Grand Imam's Speech on the Inauguration of the Cathedral, Nativity of Christ, in the New Administrative Capital

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...

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When the Leader is a Role Model! Jacinda Ardern: A Glorious, Unforgettable Stance
     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...
Tuesday, 19 March, 2019
Why Islam is not a Religion of Terrorism?
     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...
Monday, 18 March, 2019
This is How Islam Honors Woman!
     Islam is falsely accused of being a religion that does not respect women’s rights. Many Muslim scholars have, in actuality, replied to this allegation, relying mainly on the legal texts of the Quran- Muslims’...
Monday, 11 March, 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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