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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Peace as the Condition of Life in our World
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue       If we look at present-day life, we can see that the problem of peace now preoccupies or at least concerns more or less the whole...
Sunday, 8 July, 2018
The Islamic Concept of Peace
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue   Only the language of peace, i.e. a truly just action and the striving towards it, can lead to the rational development of man and to understanding among...
Wednesday, 11 April, 2018
The Human Mind and Intellect from Islamic Perspective
Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq  President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue        1- Islam is the only religion which has elevated the status of the human mind and declared its importance. The human mind is...
Sunday, 18 March, 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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