Al-Azhar condemns explosion in Kabul Mosque

     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns the deadly terrorist explosion that targeted a mosque in the Afghan capital city of Kabul during Friday prayers, killing at least 2, including a senior preacher and member of the...

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...

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Ethics of War in Islam
          Islam is a religion that promotes peace and peaceful coexistence among all mankind, and thus views the protection of the Muslim Ummah from any aggression as the principal reason behind waging any war...
Friday, 28 September, 2018
Hijrah between the Correct Islamic Perspective and Terror Groups’ Misunderstanding
        Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) hijrah (migration) from Mecca to Medina was a significant milestone in the Islamic history as it marked the beginning of the real Muslim state and enabled Muslims to...
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018
Al-Azhar al-Sharif: Sexual harassment is forbidden by Shari‘ah and a violation of human ethics. It is condemned beyond all justifications
     Al-Azhar has closely followed up the reports of sexual harassment incidents recently circulated by the mass media outlets and social media networks including harassers’ violent attacks on those trying to save women....
Thursday, 6 September, 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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