Grand Sheikh Of Al-Azhar: Islamic State 'Barbaric, Distorts Islam'

RFERL (Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty) The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar Mosque, Ahmed al-Tayeb, has accused Islamic State (IS) of "barbarity" and said the Sunni extremist group's ideology is incompatible with the teachings...

Azhar: the evolution of a beacon of moderate Islam

alarabiya.net Nestled in Cairo’s medieval quarter, the centuries’ old al-Azhar mosque is set to be renovated following pledges this month by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to fund the restoration works. The mosque is...

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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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