Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Condemns Terrorist ISIS's Attack on a Football Pitch in Kirkuk

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

     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

  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...

"Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism is a firewall against radicalism," said the Grand Imam during his visit to the Observatory

    His Eminence Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, paid a visit today to Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism. During the visit, the Grand Imam said that Al-Azhar, as an institution, takes on its shoulder the...

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Peace as the Condition of Life in our World
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue       If we look at present-day life, we can see that the problem of peace now preoccupies or at least concerns more or less the whole...
Sunday, 8 July, 2018
The Islamic Concept of Peace
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue   Only the language of peace, i.e. a truly just action and the striving towards it, can lead to the rational development of man and to understanding among...
Wednesday, 11 April, 2018
The Human Mind and Intellect from Islamic Perspective
Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq  President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue        1- Islam is the only religion which has elevated the status of the human mind and declared its importance. The human mind is...
Sunday, 18 March, 2018
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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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