The Replay of Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism to the Muslim Brotherhood’s Statement Issued on Saturday, 23/2/2019

     Under the title “Muslims Brotherhood’s Message: Delayed Consolation and Deserved Retribution”, the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group issued a statement via its official website, which started with a...

Al-Azhar condemns the Terrorist Attack on a Mosque in Nigeria

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif condemns the terrorist attack carried out by suicide attackers on a Mosque in Maiduguri, north-Eastern Nigeria, killing 11 and injuring 15. Al-Azhar Al-Sharif expressed its total rejection of this...

Document on Human Fraternity for world peace and living together

INTRODUCTION Faith leads a believer to see in the other a brother or sister to be supported and loved. Through faith in God, who has created the universe, creatures and all human beings (equal on account of his mercy), believers are called to...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Congratulates President Al-Sisi and the Egyptian People of the AU’s Presidency

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif’s Grand Imam, scholars and students congratulate his Excellency President Abd Al-Fattah Al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and the Egyptian people on presiding over the African...

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Religion of Mercy, not Religion of Sword (3)
     The previous two articles show clearly that neither Allah, Most High, nor the Prophet (PBUH), nor any of the dignified Companions (may Allah be pleased with them) had ever identified a particular verse in the Quran as the...
Monday, 15 July, 2019
Religion of Mercy, Not Religion of Sword (2)
     The first article on this topic shows that neither Allah, Most High, nor the Prophet (PBUH), nor any of the Companions had ever said that the Quran contains a verse called "The Verse of the Sword", which clearly...
Monday, 8 July, 2019
Religion of Mercy, not Religion of Sword (1)
     Many people around the world, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, believe that Islam is a religion that accepts others and deals with them justly and kindly. Yet, some others promulgate the idea that Qur’anic verses on...
Tuesday, 2 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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