What is the truth regarding Muslim wars (Jihad)?

Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq President of Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue Edited by: Dr. Kamal Boraiqa Abdelsalam Hassan 1- There are many non-Muslims who have misunderstood the concept of Jihad in Islam. They even mistranslated the word...

For the Second Consecutive Year, Al-Azhar Participates in the Cairo International ‎Book Fair

In a specific pavilion and for the second consecutive year, Al-Azhar participates in the 49th Cairo International Book Fair (27 Jan. – 10 Feb. 2018). The participation reflects Al-Azhar keenness to build bridges of communication and...

Speech by Grand Imam Prof. Ahmad Al-Tayyeb Sheikh of Al-Azhar In Al-Azhar International Conference in Support of Jerusalem

Held at Al-Azhar International Conference Center Nasr City, Cairo 29 Rabī‛ ul-Ᾱkhar - 1 Jumada al-Owla 1439 AH January 17-18, 2018 AD      In the name of Allah, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy All praise be to...

Amid Arab, Islamic and International Interest… Al Azhar holds ‘International Conference in Support of Jerusalem’ Awareness, Identity and...

Amid Arab, Islamic and International Interest… Al Azhar holds ‘International Conference in Support of Jerusalem’ Awareness, Identity and Responsibility are Three Main Themes to be Discussed on‎ Al-Azhar ‎International...

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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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