Al-Azhar condemns the Nangarhar mosque explosion in Afghanistan

      Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the terrorist explosion that took place in a Haskamena district mosque, Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan, during Friday prayers, causing tens of deaths and injuries. Al-Azhar...

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...

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Religion of Mercy, not Religion of Sword (1)
     Many people around the world, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, believe that Islam is a religion that accepts others and deals with them justly and kindly. Yet, some others promulgate the idea that Qur’anic verses on...
Tuesday, 2 July, 2019
The Concept of Jihad: Meaning and Purposes
     Ever since 9/11, the word “Jihad” has come to be one of the most well-known concepts to non-Muslims. Jihad is considered the main concept that radical groups adopt as a core ideology. It is true that...
Tuesday, 25 June, 2019
Intellectual Security in Combating Extremism
     Young people in most regions of the world, especially the Muslim world, currently face a number of changes and challenges resulting from technological developments and the expansion of online communication that made our...
Monday, 17 June, 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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