The Grand mam of Al-Azhar consoles the Pope of Vatican for the death of Cardinal Tauran, the president of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith...

     The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof Ahmed el-Tayeb sent today, Friday, a letter of condolence s to His Holiness Pope Francis, the Pope of Vatican for the death of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the President of the Pontifical...

The Speech of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Dr. Ahmad At-Tayyeb In Indonesia

  In the Name of Allah, the lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy  Mr. President, Joko Widodo, the President of Indonesia; Honorable scholars and intellectuals- guests of the conference; Honorable attendees; May peace, mercy...

Al-Azhar Al-Sharif: US Embassy Move Shatters World’s Peace

    Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb strongly deny and totally reject the US step to move its embassy to the occupied city of Jerusalem, an illegitimate decision widely rejected by the...

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...

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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
Lessons Deduced from the Farewell Sermon “Sanctity of Blood”
Ten years after his (PBUH) migration (Hijra) to Medina, Prophet Muhammad went back to Mecca to perform the fifth pillar of Islam, and so many people attended it with him (PBUH). So, it was a great opportunity to highlight the main foundations of...
Monday, 27 August, 2018
The Rohingya: a People Caught in the Crossfire
     The Rohingya population, who have fled their country to escape the persecution and brutality of the Burmese authorities, at whose hands they were put to the scourge of murder, burning, torture and rape, are still...
Sunday, 15 July, 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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