Towards a Humanitarian, Cultural Dialogue for Myanmar (Burma)‎ Cairo, 3-4 Jan. 2017‎

Seeking to quell the violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and the Rohingya Muslim minority, Al-Azhar and the Muslim Council of Elders held a conference entitled “Towards a Humanitarian, Cultural Dialogue for Myanmar (Burma)” in...

The Chechen President holds a banquet at the Presidential Palace in honor of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders Prof. Ahmed el-Tayeb has just arrived, in the company of Chechen President Ramzan Akhmadovich Kadyrov, at the Presidential Palace in the Chechen capital, Grozny, as the...

The Grand Imam meets with the President of the French Senate

The Grand Imam: * We are determined to combat the extremist ideology … and are willing to establish a cultural center in Paris to introduce the authentic faith  * There must be a body responsible for administering Mosques in...

The Grand Imam meets with the head of the French Christian Democratic Party

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar affirms: * Al-Azhar is utterly determined to combat deviant thoughts and is ready to train the Imams of France “The West is in dire need for making use of Al-Azhar efforts … Al-Azhar Grand...

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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
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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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