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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Religion of Mercy, not Religion of Sword (3)
     The previous two articles show clearly that neither Allah, Most High, nor the Prophet (PBUH), nor any of the dignified Companions (may Allah be pleased with them) had ever identified a particular verse in the Quran as the...
Monday, 15 July, 2019
Religion of Mercy, Not Religion of Sword (2)
     The first article on this topic shows that neither Allah, Most High, nor the Prophet (PBUH), nor any of the Companions had ever said that the Quran contains a verse called "The Verse of the Sword", which clearly...
Monday, 8 July, 2019
Religion of Mercy, not Religion of Sword (1)
     Many people around the world, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, believe that Islam is a religion that accepts others and deals with them justly and kindly. Yet, some others promulgate the idea that Qur’anic verses on...
Tuesday, 2 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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