Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Condemns Baghdad Market Bombing

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the terrorist blast that targeted a public market in the “Sadr City”, east of Baghdad, leaving at least 8 dead and 15 other injured.   Al-Azhar Al-Sharif asserts that...

During his Visit to Al-Azhar Observatory, UN High Representative for Alliance of Civilizations: The Observatory should Cooperate with EU...

     Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism has received Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, to recognize the Observatory’s efforts in combating...

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Visits Coptic Cathedral in Cairo to Congratulate Pope Tawadros II and all Christians on Easter

      Heading a high profile delegation of Al-Azhar scholars, his Eminence Al-Azhar Grand Imam Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayeb paid a visit Saturday morning, 27 April 2019, to St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo to...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Condemns the Terror Attacks on Sri Lanka

     Commenting on the terror attacks that hit Sri Lanka today, Al-Azhar Grand Imam, Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb: "I could not imagine a human being would target the innocent on their Feast; these are truly terrorists whose...

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Dialogue and Understanding as Key Pillars for Promoting Peace
     Seekers of peace and stability ceaselessly work for ending all causes of conflicts and wars so that peoples all over the world can live, coexist, and prosper. The religious leaders shoulder greater responsibility in this...
Thursday, 14 February, 2019
Al-Azhar Observatory Sounds the Alarm: The Philippines could be ISIS’s Next Stronghold?
     In the aftermath of its defeat in the Middle East region, terrorist ISIS group might take the Philippines as its new stronghold and platform to launch its terrorist attacks against innocent people. This conclusion is...
Wednesday, 30 January, 2019
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
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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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