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
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Al-Azhar condemns the Nangarhar mosque explosion in Afghanistan
21 Oct 2019
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the terrorist explosion that took place in a Haskamena district mosque, Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan, during Friday prayers, causing tens of deaths and injuries. Al-Azhar...
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Condemns Terrorist ISIS's Attack on a Football Pitch in Kirkuk
26 Aug 2019
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted a football pitch in the Dakuk district of Kirkuk in the north of Iraq earlier on Sunday, which left 6 persons killed and 10 others injured. Al-Azhar stresses that this...
Al-Azhar Condemns the Quetta’s Mosque Attack in Pakistan
18 Aug 2019
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack which targeted a mosque in Quetta, southwest Pakistan, during Jumu’ah (Friday) prayer. The attack resulted in 4 deaths, including the imam...
Al-Azhar condemns the two mass shootings in the USA
5 Aug 2019
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif condemns in the strongest possible terms the two shooting incidents which took place in Texas and Ohio, USA, resulting in dozens of casualties and injuries. Al-Azhar asserts that these terrorist attacks that targeted...
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