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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How Poverty Contributes to Extremism: An Analytical Reading
This report will attempt to present the definition of poverty, its dangers and how Islam tackles and provides solutions to this phenomenon. It will then proceed to show how poverty relates, directly or indirectly, to extremism and terrorism and...
Sunday, 18 August, 2019
How the Far-Right Promotes Violence
     It is a mistake to believe that the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, which killed 50 Muslims and injured 50 others, were an isolated event. Just before the shootings unfolded, Brenton Tarrant, the...
Tuesday, 6 August, 2019
Sanctity of Places of Worship under Islam
     Churches, mosques and synagogues have recently been targeted in a series of shootings and bombings all over the world. On 21 April 2019, three churches in Sri Lanka and three luxury hotels in the commercial capital,...
Thursday, 25 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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