“Al-Azhar’s denouncement of Christchurch attacks as a terrorist act had a positive influence on how the international community dealt with the...

     The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayeb received, on Monday, Sheikh Gamal Fouda, Imam of Al-Noor Mosque wherein the New Zealand massacre took place. The Grand Imam said that Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns...

"Arabhood of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque is not to be negotiated," Al-Azhar says

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the repeated practices of storming Al-Aqsa Mosque through Al-Magharibah Gate by the Israeli settlers to perform their Talmudic rituals today, Sunday, and tomorrow, amid facilitations...

On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr, The Grand Imam receives Pope Tawadros II

     His Eminence Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, received Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of See of St. Mark and a high level delegation from the Church. Pope Tawadros II and the delegation...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif lauds consolidated efforts among countries in combating terrorism

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif lauds the efforts made in combating terrorism and the cooperation between countries to arrest and extradite terrorists, stressing that it is an essential step in the war against terrorism. Al-Azhar...

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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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