Religious Freedom: An Essential Islamic Principle, a new video release by Al-Azhar Observatory
     Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism released today a video report in 12 languages, entitled "Religious Freedom: An Essential Islamic Principle." This video is the last in a series of visual releases in...
Sunday, 10 January, 2021
Statement of Al-Azhar Senior Scholars Authority on the Precautions and Protective Measures to Prevent the Outbreak of Covid-19
     In light of the successive health reports about the sudden outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and with the recurrent medical information indicating that the second wave of the virus increases in intensity, Al-Azhar Senior...
Tuesday, 29 December, 2020
Celebrating the International Day of Human Solidarity, Al-Azhar Observatory: “It is one of the fundamental values underlying relations between peoples”
     On the 20th of December, the world celebrates the International Day of Human Solidarity approved by the United Nations to promote the rules of international cooperation and to face global challenges, including poverty,...
Wednesday, 23 December, 2020
Al-Azhar Observatory lauds H.E. President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s Statements on Religious Values
     Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism lauds the statements made by His Excellency Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace on Monday....
Wednesday, 9 December, 2020
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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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