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 Observatory Appreciates the Campaign Launched by Academics around the Globe to Confront the Zionist Annexation Plan
29 Jun 2020
A number of professors of Jewish studies in South America, North America, Europe and the occupied land of Palestine created a website to launch a petition campaign against the Zionist annexation plan. The...
The 2019 Religious Freedom Report by US State Department reflects a realistic vision of Al-Azhar's strategy to combat extremism
27 Jun 2020
The US State Department's report on religious freedoms in Egypt lauded the attitude of His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, towards combating extremism, both nationally and internationally. As...
Al-Azhar Observatory endorses the United Nations call to abandon the Zionist annexation plans
26 Jun 2020
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolai Mladenov called on the government of the Zionist entity to abandon its plans to annex lands from the occupied...
Prayer for Humanity
2 May 2020
Dear fellow believers in God, the All-Creator, our brothers and sisters in humanity everywhere, Our world is facing a great danger that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world due to the growing spread 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