Why Does Islam Make the Testimony of Two Women Equal to That of One Man?

     1- In Reality, Islam does not consider the testimony of one man equal to the testimony of two women in all cases. This is true only of cases of transactions and documentations. There are cases when the testimony of men is...

Al-Azhar Document on Al-Quds al-Shareef (Jerusalem)

     As the pace of Zionist Judaization of Jerusalem accelerates; Zionist attacks on Islamic sanctities, including the blessed mosque of al-Aqsa in Al-Haram Al-Sharif (Temple Mount) are increasing. Additionally, Zionist...

Let 2018 be a Year of Good, Peace, Tolerance, Justice and Alleviation of the Sufferings of the Deprived and the Weak, says the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

     His Eminence Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Head of the Muslim Council of Elders, wishes that 2018 would be a year of good and peace to the entire humanity, calling for spreading the culture of...

Statement Concerning the US Decision on Jerusalem By Al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars

Al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars (ACSS) convened an emergency meeting on Tuesday 23 Rabī‛ ul-Awwal 1439 A.H. corresponding to December 12, 2017, under the chairmanship of Prof. Ahmad At-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, to...

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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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