A special meeting between the Grand Imam and Pope Francis to discuss future plans for fostering human fraternity
     The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, held yesterday a special meeting at the headquarters of the Holy See, following their participation in Faith and Science: Towards...
Tuesday, 5 October, 2021
In cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Deputy of Al-Azhar and the HCHF Secretary-General Lectured...
In cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Deputy of Al-Azhar and the HCHF Secretary-General Lectured a Delegation of the "Mediterranean Youth Foundation" Young Men      As part of the cooperation between...
Monday, 30 August, 2021
(AOCE) Receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and the Accompanying Delegation
     Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) received today, Monday, August 23, the Foreign Minister of Serbia "Nikola Silakovic" and his accompanying delegation who paid a visit to the Observatory to learn...
Monday, 23 August, 2021
In 13 languages, Al-Azhar Observatory launches the "The Imam and the Pope .. The Common Path of Humanity" media campaign
     Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism lunches today a new ten-day media campaign entitled "The Imam and the Pope ... The Common Path of Humanity" in 13 languages. The campaign seeks to highlight the most...
Wednesday, 18 August, 2021
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Evils of the Tongue (4): Defamation
Defamation is a restricted form of speech under the Sharia, and has been tackled at length in the Sharia literature as shall be elaborated below. Definition and Scope The equivalent Arabic term for defamation is tashhi̅r. Literally, Shahara...
Sunday, 11 October, 2020
Foreign Fighter Returnees: An Ongoing Concern
     Defeating and getting rid of ISIS it in both Syria and Iraq have left behind remnants of fighters from different countries who had joined the Organization in its flourishing period since 2014. This is a legacy that most...
Monday, 5 October, 2020
Hate in the Age of Corona
As we are about to bid farewell to 2020, we need to reflect on a dilemma that has swept through the whole world, Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Starting at the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic –if we may say- revealed the true...
Monday, 28 September, 2020
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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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