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...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Condemns the Bomb Blast in Nasr City

  Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the blast targeted a Coptic Church in the vicinity of Al-Hajjanah, Nasr City, which caused one police officer, Mustafa Obeid, to fell a martyr and two others to be injured. In this context, Al-Azhar...

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Islam: A Religion Misunderstood by Others
     A well-established fact in Islam is that Prophet Muhammad, like all the Prophets and Messengers before him, calls for the same monotheistic message that clearly declares Allah, the Almighty, as the only True God deserved...
Wednesday, 15 May, 2019
Does Western Media Affect Hate Speech and Acceptance of the Other?
     All forms of media, whether audio-visual or written, are keen on attracting a large sector of audience. Therefore, they pay greater attention to the tragic and unusual events and incidents which attract large numbers of...
Sunday, 12 May, 2019
Why Do Terrorist Groups Insist on Targeting Houses of Worship?
Terrorist Bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter kill 300
Tuesday, 23 April, 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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