Document on Human Fraternity for world peace and living together
INTRODUCTION Faith leads a believer to see in the other a brother or sister to be supported and loved. Through faith in God, who has created the universe, creatures and all human beings (equal on account of his mercy), believers are called to...
Thursday, 14 February, 2019
The Grand Imam Heads to UAE Tomorrow for a Historic Summit with the Pontiff
     His Eminence Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Head of the Muslim Council of Elders (MCE) heads tomorrow to the Emirati Capital, Abu Dhabi, for a historic summit with Pope Francis, head of the...
Saturday, 2 February, 2019
Abu Dhabi.. The Grand Imam witnesses events of 1st Forum of Alliance of Religions for Community Security
     His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, Tuesday witnesses the events of the 1st Forum of Alliance of Religions for Community Security held in Abu Dhabi...
Tuesday, 20 November, 2018
The Grand Imam sets off to Abu Dhabi to participate in Forum of Alliance of Religions for Community Security
     His Eminence Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, has left Cairo International Airport for the United Arab Emirates to participate in 1st Forum of Alliance of...
Tuesday, 20 November, 2018
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Evils of the Tongue (3): True Threats (Al-Tarwi̅‘)
    Under the Sharia, threats, regardless of whether they are made seriously, in jest or in gesture receive emphatic prohibition. The term "threatening" (Ar. tahdi̅d) can rarely be found in the classical juristic manuals, yet...
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020
Evils of the Tongue (2): Takfi̅r Al-Muslim (Labeling a Muslim with Disbelief)
     Takfi̅r basically means to attribute the state of disbelief (kufr) to a person. Kufr, according to a definition given by Ibn Ḥazm, means to deny something that God has made a constituent part of belief, and that such denial...
Wednesday, 2 September, 2020
Commemorating the Hijrah of the Prophet (PBUH)
    In 17 AH/637 AD, and on Abū Mūsa al-Ashʻri’s  advice, the second Rightly Guided Caliph ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb decided to establish the year in which the Prophet immigrated to Madīnah as the beginning of the Islamic...
Wednesday, 26 August, 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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