"Golan Heights is a Syrian land under usurping occupation," AL-Azhar affirms

     AL-Azhar Al-Sharif condemns the U.S. Administration’s proclamation of the Zionist entity’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and further views this proclamation as an unprecedented step of legitimating the...

In His Meeting with the Ambassador of New Zealand to Cairo, The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Commends the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Stance on the...

His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb met in his office with Mr. Greg Lewis, the Ambassador of New Zealand to Cairo. At the beginning of the meeting, the ambassador conveyed to the Grand Imam the condolences of the New...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack on Two Mosques in New Zealand

      “A dangersignofthe escalation of the hate speech and Islamophobia,” Al-Azhar says The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, strongly condemns the terrible terrorist attack on two mosques in...

Al-Azhar Condemns the Zionist Occupation Forces’ Assault on Al-Aqsa Mosque and Worshippers

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the Zionist occupation forces for storming the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Tuesday, March 13, attacking the worshippers in its courtyards and closing the Mosque’s gates. Such...

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Why does Islam urge Muslims to learn?
     Islam is the religion of all Prophets and Messengers. It highly appreciates education and scholars, which is why it fervently asks its followers to learn and acquire knowledge in a way that secures their happiness in both...
Sunday, 27 January, 2019
Is a Muslim woman's inheritance less than man's inheritance?
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zakzouq The President of Al-Azhar Center for Interfaith Dialogue   In the pre-Islamic era, women were deprived of the right of inheritance. However, with the advent of Islam, they were granted a...
Sunday, 16 December, 2018
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): The Birth of Mercy to Humankind
     Every year on the 12th of the month of Rabi al-Awwal Hijri, Muslims worldwide celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), which marked the beginning of the battle against ignorance and fanaticism and the long and ever...
Wednesday, 21 November, 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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