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
Analysis & Refutations
Events & Visits
Message of the week
Al Azhar Mosque interprets the Friday Sermon into English
28 Jan 2015
In emphasis of Al-Azahar role in spreading the sound and moderate Islamic teachings and rejuvenating its misunderstood concepts under the aegis and auspices of the Grand Imam of Al-azhar, Prof. Ahmad Al tayyeb in the bosom of Azhar...
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar: Terrorism is a global phenomenon
1 Jan 2015
In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate All Praise be to God and Blessings and Peace be upon His Messenger, upon his Family and his Companions. His Holiness Pope Tuwadrus II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of...
Grand Sheikh Of Al-Azhar: Islamic State 'Barbaric, Distorts Islam'
3 Dec 2014
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
30 Sep 2014
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...
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