Al-Azhar condemns terrorist attack in Kenya

Mahmoud Abd ul Aleem Al-Azhar condemned the terrorist attack that left nearly 150 victims and wounded tens of innocent students at Kenya’s Garissa University by Somalia’s Al Shabaab Islamists after a siege for a long day on...

Grand Imam of al-Azhar al-Sharif receives ISESCO Director General

isesco His Eminence Dr Ahmed el-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar al-Sharif, today in his office in Cairo, received Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, the Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...

The Grand Imam: We are keen on helping Somalia

The Grand Imam of Al – Azhar, Prof Ahmed Al Tayyib received today Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Adam, Somalia finance minister, who gave him a summary for The political, economic and security situation in Somalia. The Somali minister expressed...

Al-Azhar Mosque organizes public lectures in three languages

Within the policy framework of Al-Azhar Al-Sharief , which aims to educate and disseminate the moderate teachings of Islam to English, French, and German Speaking Muslims and non-Muslims, Al-Azhar  Mosque is pleased to announce that the...

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Is a Muslim woman's inheritance less than man's inheritance?
By: Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zakzouq The President of Al-Azhar Center for Interfaith Dialogue   In the pre-Islamic era, women were deprived of the right of inheritance. However, with the advent of Islam, they were granted a...
Sunday, 16 December, 2018
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): The Birth of Mercy to Humankind
     Every year on the 12th of the month of Rabi al-Awwal Hijri, Muslims worldwide celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), which marked the beginning of the battle against ignorance and fanaticism and the long and ever...
Wednesday, 21 November, 2018
Al-Azhar Al-Sharif condemns the Israeli Occupation’s Atrocities against Peaceful Protestors in Gaza Strip
     Al-Azhar Al-Sharif strongly condemns that terrible atrocities committed by the Zionist occupation forces against peaceful protestors in Gaza strip last Friday September 28, 2018. The brutal attacks left 7 persons killed...
Sunday, 30 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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